Coronavirus Update | Cumberland University

Cumberland University's Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Cumberland University continues to closely monitor the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Continue to closely monitor your Cumberland email for the latest information and updates.

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Key Updates:

  • As announced Thursday, October 1, Cumberland has altered the academic calendar for the Spring 2021 semester. Classes will now begin Monday, January 25. Classes for the spring semester will be on the A/B schedule. You can view the full academic calendar here: 
  • If you need special learning accommodations, please contact the University Registrar at 
  • Students, faculty and staff will be required to complete training and sign social contracts to abide by policies and behaviors to limit the spread of the virus. The social contract can be found below and is available for students to accept in their CAMS portal.
  • All in-conference athletic competitions will be moved to Spring 2021. CU will continue to work closely and follow guidelines and recommendations from the NAIA and Mid-South Conference.
  • To limit the total volume of students on campus, students will be divided into an A group and a B group
    • A group: Students with last names A-K will be on campus Mondays and Tuesdays and online Wednesdays and Thursdays
    • B group: Students with last names L-Z will be online Mondays and Tuesdays and on campus Wednesdays and Thursdays

Updates (By Date):

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