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Study Abroad Program Adjustments

All spring 2020 study abroad students, from all locations, have returned home and are following CDC and State Department directives.

Alternative Delivery Method

Beginning Monday, March 23, all UW-Green Bay classes at all campuses will be taught via alternative delivery methods. Students will receive additional details from your faculty in the days ahead. Campuses remain open and essential services will remain available (in person or by phone), including but not limited to counseling and health, dining, housing, police and academic advising. Students not able to leave campus for spring break will have accommodations. Students requiring internet and access to computer labs can return to campus after break to do so. 

University-sponsored Travel Cancelled 
  • All University-sponsored spring break trips for students and faculty have been cancelled. See the additional travel guidance for international and U.S. travel, below. 
  • All University-sponsored travel outside the state of Wisconsin for faculty and staff has also been cancelled. Exceptions can be made only with approval from the Chancellor. 
Cancellations and Facility Closures
  • Per state emergency order, all campuses are closed to the public.
  • All campus events through May 26, 2020 have been cancelled.   
  • On-campus visits through Admissions are cancelled through May 31, 2020. For more information, including virtual visits, see
  • Lifelong Learning Institute classes and events on and off campus at all locations are cancelled March through May 26 and the office is closed.
  • All Horizon League, and therefore Green Phoenix Athletics, competition is suspended through the end of the semester.
  • The opening of Shorewood Golf Course for the season will be delayed.
  • All summer courses and youth summer camps will be online. See more.
  • UW-Green Bay recreation areas are closed to the public, effective April 10, 2020. See more.
EOC Activation

On March 3, 2020, the University activated its Emergency Operations Council (EOC), bringing together additional resources of the University to monitor, prepare and plan for scenarios should the virus spread in Wisconsin.

Expertise Sharing

View the March 5, 2020 panel, “Virus Without Borders: The Global Threat and Response to COVID-19,” a multi-disciplinary presentation sponsored by UW-Green Bay Global Studies featuring professors Chris Vandenhouten (Nursing and Global Studies), Rebecca Hovarter (Nursing) and Brian Merkel (Human Biology). See video.


The UW System EOC is establishing two sub-teams to address questions and policy issues. The safety of our students, faculty, staff, and communities remains the top priority.

Stay up to date on UW System Preparedness.

Campus Reopening Guidelines and Policy

The UW-Green Bay Campuses reopened on July 1, 2020. A Return to Campus Plan was sent to UW-Green Bay employees with guidelines to follow. In addition, an Interim Building Hours and Access Policy was released regarding access to buildings on all University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campuses.