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Marquette University extends online classes through spring semester, postpones commencement

Posted: 4:56 PM, Mar 23, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-23 17:56:57-04
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MILWAUKEE — Marquette University announced Monday that they are postponing commencement and extending online classes through the spring semester.

Marquette has now joined the growing list of schools canceling or postponing graduation. They've also joined UW schools in extending online classes through the spring semester.

Students will likely not be returning to campus until next semester unless they choose to spend the summer on campus.

In regards to commencement, Marquette said they have a team working to figure out a new plan where students can gather in-person to celebrate their achievement.

There's a possibility of the ceremony happening in August. However, the team is reaching out to 2020 graduates for feedback.

Students who live in campus housing will receive a 50% refund, and students can contact parking services for a refund if they have a parking pass. The school will also be reaching out to students who live in dorms with information regarding move-out.

To read the update from Marquette in its entirety, click here.

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