CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia University will offer more in-person classes in the spring semester, although classroom space will continue to be limited because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The university announced Monday half of the courses in the next semester will include face-to-face instruction in a completely in-person format or be part of a hybrid model, in which 43% of available seats involve in-person courses or a mixture of face-to-face and virtual instruction.
Fifty-four percent of online courses will be synchronous with in-person lessons.
The institution will allow students to review the course schedule within its STAR portal beginning Tuesday.
Students at Potomac State College and WVU Tech can begin registering for classes on Oct. 27. Registration will continue through Nov. 16:
— Nov. 2: Graduate, professional and honors students; L3 students; college athletes; accessibility; veterans; and WVU exceptions.
— Nov. 4: L2 students; honors students; open registration for remaining Potomac State College and WVU Tech students.
— Nov. 5: L1 students; honors students.
— Nov. 6: Honors students.
— Nov. 9: Seniors
— Nov. 11: Juniors.
— Nov. 13: Sophomores
— Nov. 16: Freshman
West Virginia University will not have a spring break period in the upcoming semester, but Feb. 11 and March 3 are noninstructional days.
The spring semester is scheduled to begin Jan. 19. The institution will announce information about residence hall move-in and move-out dates as well as spring semester testing in the coming weeks.