SCHEV Launches COVID-19 Webpage to Provide Higher Education Information for Students, Parents, Colleges and Universities.
Like other entities, Virginia’s colleges and universities have experienced significant disruption as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. In anticipation of questions and concerns, the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) created a webpage with information to assist students, parents, colleges and universities navigate through these challenging times.
How The Coronavirus Has Upended College Admissions
"Given the uncertainty, some universities have decided to push back their admissions-deposit deadlines from May 1. Oregon State University was one of the first to extend its deadline by a month to June 1; more than 150 other institutions have followed suit," according to The Hechinger Report.
Universities, Colleges Cancel Graduation Ceremonies Amid Pandemic
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to accelerate, Virginia's "Public, private and community colleges have canceled commencements," reports Virginia Business.