University Park, IL,
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Governors State Announces Plans for Fall Classes

University Park,  IL — In a 34-page document, Governors State University recently announced details on how it will continue delivering a high-quality education to students in the Southland during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Fall 2020 Operating Plan follows the guidelines of the CDC and the Illinois Board of Higher Education, outlines a variety of remote and face-to-face instructional formats, and provides guidance for the health and safety of the campus community, arts and athletic events, advising, campus operations, travel, life in Prairie Place and more.

Earlier in the week, the university announced that it was following the lead of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and postponed most fall sports until the spring semester.

In a letter introducing the highly anticipated fall operating plan, President Cheryl Green said she was pleased with the campus-wide effort and cautioned that it is an ongoing process,

“While the entire community is invested in the model outlined here, the plan is fluid and may change as the coronavirus pandemic persists,” she wrote. Fall classes begin on August 31 as scheduled.

Download the Operating Plan here. For more information, contact Zion Banks,, 630-842-6427.