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MBU to complete Spring 2020 semester online

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S. Virus particles are shown emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. The spikes on the outer edge of the virus particles give coronaviruses their name, crown-like. Credit: NIAID-RML

Saint Louis, March 20, 2020—In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, Missouri Baptist University will be complete the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester through online courses.

Although no cases have been confirmed at MBU, this decision was made to help provide stability for MBU students so they can focus on academic success while helping the University community stay safe and healthy.

The University is working quickly to provide additional answers to anticipated questions, such as:

  • If I live on campus, will I get any refund?
  • If I live on campus, when will I move out?
  • I’m a senior. When will commencement be rescheduled?
  • I’m a faculty or staff member. How does this impact my work?

The University will make every effort to communicate important and more detailed information no later than Friday, March 27 as MBU works through the complexities of these questions and many others.

Students should continue to monitor our COVID-19 response page. Additional questions can be directed to Covid19response@mobap.edu. Responses will be made within 60 minutes of receipt either by phone or email from 8 a.m. through 4:30 p.m.

Missouri Baptist University is a Christ-centered university located in Saint Louis. MBU offers more than 40 undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees in education, business and religion and its new terminal degree, the Doctor of Education. In addition to its 66-acre West St. Louis County campus, MBU offers degree programs at 10 regional learning centers throughout Saint Louis, in Southern Illinois and online. For more information, go to www.mobap.edu or call 1-877-434-1115.