Coronavirus outbreak forces VCU to make changes to overseas programs


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — VCU is closing its Qatar campus because of the Coronavirus, the school announced Thursday.

Qatar’s government has closed all schools and universities as a precaution. All VCU Qatar classes are being moved online.

Additionally, VCU has canceled all spring break study abroad programs, alternative spring break trips and service-learning programs overseas.

The school is warning all students and staff to beware of email scams related to the Coronavirus. The scams appear to be from the CDC, but are actually phishing attempts.

You can learn more about VCU’s response to the outbreak here.

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