Published October 23, 2020
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In the event the university needs to implement a 14-day pause of in-person instruction in accordance with New York State Department of Health guidelines, UB’s in-person clinical courses, as well as most in-person labs, will be able to safely continue.
Officials attribute UB’s diminishing COVID-19 case count to the university community’s compliance with health and safety guidelines and a surveillance testing program that detects asymptomatic cases before they spread on campus.
UB President Satish K. Tripathi announced last week in his annual address that despite the difficulties posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the university remains strong and productive, and he thanked all members of the UB community for their resilience and adaptability.
The Office of Academic Affairs surveyed UB undergraduate, graduate and professional students three weeks into the semester and found that the majority of respondents were very satisfied with their learning experiences. A follow-up survey is being conducted to gain additional feedback.