CLEVELAND — Ohio. Gov. Mike DeWine has recommended all colleges and universities in the state go to remote online classes until the spread of the coronavirus can be contained.
DeWine also said these schools should intensely screen their students and ban all sponsored international travel. K-12 schools are still in session through the end of the week, but will be given a three-week spring break starting Monday.
Multiple schools have already heeded DeWine's warnings, while some have taken things a step further. Here's a list of what we know from local districts, colleges, and other locations (this list will be updated):
Universities that have moved classes online or canceled them
Ashland University - Face-to-face classroom instruction will be suspended starting March 16. Classes will move to online format beginning March 18.
Baldwin Wallace University - All classes canceled through March 20; all classes will resume online until at least April 13
Bowling Green State University - All face-to-face classes will become online-only after students get back from spring break on March 23 and continue through the remainder of the spring semester
Case Western Reserve University - All classes online through end of spring semester
Cleveland Institute of Art - Suspending on-campus instruction and cancelling public programing until at least April 6.
Cleveland State University - Extending Spring Break through March 22, will move to online classes when students return
Cuyahoga Community College - Face-to-face classes postponed until March 23. Classes to be delivered online. Classes taught online will resume as scheduled March 16.
John Carroll University - All classes will be online through at least April 13; students in residence halls must leave by March 14, barring a few exceptions
Kent State University - All classes will be online through the end of the spring semester
Lorain County Community College - All in-person classes will be postponed from March 11-March 14. Online courses will continue. Spring Break will be March 15-24. In-person classes will resume March 25.
Malone University - All classes online through at least April 13
Miami University - Face-to-face instruction will be suspended starting on March 11; courses will be delivered by remote instruction through at least April 12
Notre Dame College - All classes canceled through March 29, will resume online only after that; residence halls will remain open to students
Oberlin College - Classes will end for spring break on March 18, two days earlier than originally scheduled; all classes will be online after break ends through the end of the semester
Ohio University - All classes will be online through the end of the spring semester
Ohio State University - All classes will be online through at least March 30
University of Akron - All classes canceled until March 30; all classes will be online for the remainder of spring semester when spring break ends.
University of Mount Union - All classes canceled March 16-17, will resume online only through at least April 3
University of Toledo - Classes canceled March 16-17; online classes only until at least March 30; all events with expected attendance of 100 or more are canceled; all travel (domestic and international) is suspended for the rest of the fiscal year
Walsh University - In-person classes canceled March 11-12; all classes will resume online through at least March 27
Local districts & schools
All Ohio K-12 schools and districts will be closed starting this Monday afternoon until at least April 3
Other institutions, events restricting access or canceling
Akron-Summit County Public Library - All facilities closed from March 18 through at least April 6
Castaway Bay - Closed through the end of March
Cavaliers - All NBA games are suspended at least 30 days
Cleveland Botanical Garden - Closed through April 5
Cleveland Museum of Art - Closed from March 14-March 30.
Children's Museum Cleveland - Closed through April 5.
Cleveland International Film Festival - Canceled. Read more.
Cleveland's St. Patrick's Day parade - Canceled. Read more.
Cleveland Orchestra - Performances scheduled for March 12, 13 and 14 have been canceled.
Cleveland Public Library - Closed until further notice. Read more.
CornHole Mania at Huntington Convention Center - Will be closed off to fans.
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court - All jury trials suspended "unless a person’s Constitutional right to a speedy trial is at stake;" several pre-trials and portions of jury reporting will be conducted by telephone
Dyngus Day - Postponed until further notice.
Hinckley Buzzard Day - Postponed until further notice.
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Indians - All MLB operations suspended, regular season delayed at least two weeks
Kalahari - Closed from 4 p.m. March 15 through at least April 1
Maple Syrup Festival events at state parks - The Ohio Department of Natural resources has canceled maple syrup festivals at Malabar Farm State Park, Hueston Woods State Park and Indian Lake State Park, which were slated to take place March 14-15.
MetroParks Programs - Cleveland Metroparks, Lake Metroparks and Medina County Park District announce plans to protect staff and visitors. Read more.
Monsters - AHL season suspended until further notice
NCAA - Men's Division I Basketball Tournament canceled; some first & second round games were scheduled for Cleveland
Mid-American Conference - Basketball tournaments in Cleveland canceled
Northeast Ohio casinos & racinos - Closed until further notice
OHSAA - Basketball, wrestling, and hockey championships suspended
Parma Water Summit - Postponed from its scheduled date of March 12. Will be rescheduled at a later date.
Playhouse Square - All performances postponed until mass gatherings ban is lifted. Read more
Politics - Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders each canceled their rallies in Cleveland
Pro Football Hall of Fame - Closed from March 16-27
Railfest 2020 - Cancelled
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum - Closed from March 14-March 27.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cleveland - Postponed.
Tri-C Breakfast of Champions - Canceled from its scheduled date of March 20.
Westlake Recreation Center - Closed through March 15
Wolstein Center - Events through April 5 either postponed or canceled, including Sesame Street Live
Women's Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation annual dinner - Canceled from its scheduled date of March 11.
Women in History Luncheon JRC in Canton - Postponed from its scheduled date of March 12.
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