All Instruction Moves Online-Only After the Thanksgiving Holiday

Eastern Washington University continues to follow state and federal recommendations to protect the health and safety of all members of the campus community. Now that the holiday season is upon us, it is even more important to be vigilant in following public health guidelines. This is why Eastern made the decision early this academic year to move all fall classes, including finals, fully online after the Thanksgiving/Native American Heritage Day holiday break. Students need not return to Cheney or to campus until the new term begins after the first of the year, and then only if you have any in-person classes.

To continue providing essential services in a safe and healthy environment, EWU will follow Gov. Jay Inslee’s phased reopening guidelines for all buildings on the Cheney and Spokane campuses. During this time, buildings may be closed to the general public with limited access to students and employees. Buildings which house important student services remain open with modified access, hours and operations.

What’s Open?

JFK Library
Individual study spaces, online library catalog, research guides, materials and equipment checkout and print/scan stations

Pence Union Building
Laptop kiosk and print/scan stations, socially distant studying and dining options available, Panda Express, Union Market

The Eagle Store
Textbooks, apparel and merchandise orders available

Residence Halls
Open to current students

Tawanka Commons
Einstein’s Bagels

EWU Aquatic Center

STA Bus Routes

Central Food Pantry
in Tawanka Hall

EWU/YMCA Children’s Center

(Also open with limited access: Art Building, PE Classroom Building , Science Building, Theatre Building, Health Sciences Building, Music Building, Computing and Engineering Building)

Open with Limited/Online Services Only

Learning Commons
PLUS Tutoring and Writers’ Center services

Parking & Transportation
Normal parking rules still apply

Spokane Academic Library
Limited access via remote operations, front-door services by appointment only

Closed Until Safe to Re-Open

University Recreation Center (URC)

PUB Technology Center

Spokane Fitness Center
WSU Health Sciences Campus

Sports & Recreation Center

Thomas Hammer Coffee in JFK Library
(Reopens Jan. 4)

For more information on the university’s “Max Flex” approach to the fall and winter terms, as well as resources available for students, please visit the Guide to 2020 webpage. And for updates on the Eastern’s response and protocols concerning COVID-19, please visit the Coronavirus Preparedness webpage.

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