MACOMB/MOLINE, IL – Due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, Western Illinois University will end its Spring 2021 semester one week earlier than originally planned. The Spring 2021 semester will begin Tuesday, Jan. 19. Classes will continue without break through Friday, April 30, with finals week scheduled for Monday-Friday, May 3-7. Commencement weekend will remain May 14-16 (a decision will be forthcoming regarding the Spring 2021 commencement).
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday will be observed Monday, Jan. 18. In addition, Lincoln’s Birthday (Feb. 12) will remain a recognized holiday at WIU.
Much like the Fall 2020 semester, Western will have classes available on campus during the spring semester, as well as classes available in hybrid or online format. Health and safety protocols and procedures are expected to remain in place, including social gathering restrictions, mandatory face coverings on campus (inside and outside), social distancing, enhanced cleaning, barrier shields and more. University protocols apply to both Macomb and Quad Cities campuses.
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