The school will move to an online learning model beginning next week, and may re-open no sooner than March 30, though the re-open date could be pushed back.
Fayetteville officials have implemented several precautionary measures to help prevent the spread of germs in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
The University of Arkansas has joined a growing list of schools that have suspended in-person classes in reaction to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Performances scheduled at Walton Arts Center and TheatreSquared for this weekend will continue as planned for the time being.
Local venue George’s Majestic Lounge issued a statement on Thursday outlining the steps they are taking to help contain the spread of the virus.
The decision was based on recommendations from the NCAA’s coronavirus (COVID-19) advisory panel as part of an effort to try and limit the spread of the virus.
The spring events will be rolled into the fall season, set for Oct. 23-24 at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.
The primary scenarios that would trigger suspension of on-campus classes would be a confirmation of the virus within the campus community or in the Fayetteville community.
Officials said the person is believed to have contracted the virus while traveling outside Arkansas but within the United States.
The event has been rescheduled for Aug. 5-8 due to public health concerns regarding coronavirus.
The east-west trail connection includes infrastructure additions on sections of Porter Road, Deane Street, Garland Avenue, Sycamore Street, Poplar Street and Woodland Avenue.