Lipscomb University Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 update and response.Learn More
As every new day brings changes and additional guidelines recommended by local, state and national authorities and experts, we will share the latest information pertaining to employees over the next few weeks here and in the updates section of this site.
In accordance with new state and federal guidelines, we are continuing a remote work schedule for non-essential employees through April 24. We will continually monitor and assess the situation and will notify you of any changes to this schedule. Although many employees will be working from home, these are “regular” workdays and employees working remotely are expected to be “on call and available” to complete assigned work during normal business hours. Please see more specific guidelines from human resources here for additional details on working remotely. Essential employees who need to work on campus during this week will be notified by their supervisors.
March 30: Classes begin online for undergraduate students. Classes will remain online through the end of the semester.
The Office of the Provost announced plans to celebrate the May and August graduates the includes virtual celebrations in May and the opportunity to participate in commencement on December 19, 2020. Read full announcement here.
As we have seen in the last several days, this is a very fluid and quickly changing situation. As such, we are constantly reviewing our policies and procedures to ensure we have the best policies in place as the circumstances change. You can find the most current travel policy on the COVID-19 website here. We want to share with you the University’s slightly revised travel policy which is summarized below.
Until further notice, all school-sponsored international travel is fully restricted to any country or area that meets any of the following criteria:
Any member of the Lipscomb community who travels to a location that meets any of these criteria or travels via a cruise to any location is restricted from campus for a 14-day period from the date the trip ends.
If this situation applies to you, employees should inform your supervisor and human resources. Additionally, any employee or student who will be traveling outside of the United States during Spring Break is required to notify University officials of your plans using this form. The list of affected countries and the warning level is dynamic. We encourage you to monitor developments, including the list of countries that are at a Level 3 or higher, through the CDC website.
Although spring semester is a busy time on campus, at this time we have decided to cancel all university and athletic events through the end of the semester unless notified otherwise..
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These resources have been developed by the Office of the Provost to assist students during spring semester.