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Georgetown University moves to virtual learning amid coronavirus concerns

Georgetown confirmed Wednesday that they will move to virtual learning until after spring break on March 16.

WASHINGTON — Georgetown confirmed Wednesday that they will move to virtual learning until after spring break on March 16, following the direction of other large schools in the area.

In an announcement on their website, Georgetown University said:

"Beginning on Monday, March 16, Georgetown University is moving all classroom instruction for all of our schools to virtual learning environments. We are suspending all in-person, on-campus classroom instruction. This will continue until further notice.

"We strongly encourage undergraduate students to return to their permanent addresses while this virtual learning environment is in place. We understand that for some number of students there will be a compelling reason to remain on campus. Campus will remain open and key services will be available. Answers to some frequently asked questions can be found here.

"If you are a member of the community with additional questions about COVID-19, you can call Georgetown University’s helpline to be connected to the appropriate university representative to answer your question."

The Georgetown University's helpline is 202-784-3510. It's available 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Georgetown is one of several large schools in the DMV moving to digital instruction. 

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