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Coronavirus Updates

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The University of Texas at Dallas is reviewing the fall 2020 schedule. Revisions are being made to provide the best learning experience.

Important Dates

  • Last day for registration is Thursday, Aug. 13.
  • Late registration and add/swap period is Friday, Aug. 14-Monday, Aug. 24.
  • Fall 2020 will begin Monday, Aug. 17.
  • Census Day is Tuesday, Sept. 1.
  • Last day of classes is Wednesday, Nov. 25.
  • Finals will occur Wednesday, Dec. 2 – Tuesday, Dec 8. Finals will be online or take home. Students will not be required to return to campus for finals.
  • See the fall 2020 Academic Calendar for more information.

Fall classes will be taught in one of these modes:

You can also view an infographic with the different modes (pdf).

Traditional* The course will be taught face-to-face. Instructor and students meet according to the schedule. Limited availability due to classroom spacing.
Blended (Hybrid)* This option will be a combination of online and face-to-face meetings. Students will meet all together one or two days per week face-to-face; the rest of the meetings will be online.
Flexible (Hyflex)* This option will be a combination of online activity mixed with face-to-face meetings This will be a student group rotation model. Students will select in Orion the day of the week to attend face-to-face. Faculty will deliver instruction face-to-face in the classroom. On the days when not in class, students will attend class online with synchronous (i.e., in real time) transmission.
Remote* Synchronous online learning at the day and time of the class. The instructor delivers the instruction from home or the office. Students complete the course at a distance.
Online* All instruction and testing will be online.

*All course modes will have an asynchronous (i.e., does not happen at the same time) online learning access for students who cannot come or choose not to return to campus.

Instructions for Flexible Mode Classes