(Hammond, IN) - Purdue University Northwest announced today classroom instruction has been temporarily suspended beginning Thursday due to concerns over coronavirus.
Chancellor Thomas McKeon said classes will be taught online and through other alternative delivery methods through April 4.
Many on-campus activities have also been suspended during the designated time period.
McKeon said there are no reported cases of coronavirus on the campuses at Hammond and Westville but with confirmed cases elsewhere in Indiana and in Illinois the decision was made as a precaution.
“The health and safety of our entire PNW community is our highest priority," he said.