- Campus buildings are closed. Essential business is being conducted by appointment only.
- All course instruction will be delivered electronically for the remainder of the semester.
- Modified work plans are being implemented to minimize contact among employees.
- All physical university-sponsored events are canceled. Some events are bing scheduled via Zoom.
- All university-sponsored out-of-state and international travel is suspended until further notice.
- Ongoing updates will be communicated to students, faculty and staff through RSU email.
- RSU Libraries’ COVID-19 Response Page has up-to-date information about library services.
- Admissions and Financial Aid have set up special Zoom Rooms to meet with students.
- RSU Dining Services hours and information
- Computer labs hours and information
OSDH Releases COVID-19 Symptom Tracker, Data on Positive Cases by City:
Please consult the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) FAQs as well as the Oklahoma State Department of Health for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19.
According to the CDC, symptoms include (only have to meet 1 of the criteria - not all):
- difficulty breathing
- has been exposed to a known positive
If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 or if you develop a symptoms:
- call your primary care physician
- call Rogers County Health Department for instructions for testing - 918-341-3166
- call the RSU Student Health Center at 918-343-7614.
- As recommended by the CDC, wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- Alcohol-based hand sanitizer is an appropriate secondary means of prevention after soap.
- Cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing with a tissue, or do so in your shirt.
- Avoid touching your face with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces, including door knobs, keyboards, etc.
The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful for many people around the world. You are not alone. The CDC offers resources for stress and coping.
- Individuals returning from domestic or international travel may not return to campus or attend off-campus university-sponsored activities or events until they complete a screening and possible self quarantine.
- Domestic travel includes any travel outside the State of Oklahoma.
- If you are returning from domestic or international travel, notify your supervisor and complete the online screening form.
- You must wait for approval before returning to campus. If directed by the medical professional conducting your screening, you may be subject to a self quarantine period.
Screening Form Instructions:
- Login to MyRSU
- Select “COVID-19” from the top menu bar
- Select “Click here to Submit COVID-19 Screening Form”
Be mindful not to make any assumptions or comments about people based on their national origin, race, color or any other identities. Asking questions about someone’s health based on your perception of their race, national origin or age could be considered discriminatory. If you or someone you know experiences a bias incident or discrimination on the RSU campus, please report it immediately.
You can experience our campus through a virtual individual visit via zoom, customized to fit your interests. Find out more.
The108th Rogers State University commencement will take place on Saturday, May 16, 2020. All graduates of the 2020 class, along with their families and friends, will participate in a virtual ceremony online. The event will feature Regent Natalie Shirley as the commencement speaker.
- Graduating students will be informed of how to prepare and participate through regular updates in their RSU email account.
- Get all the Virtual Commencement details
All students will access classes through electronic delivery beginning on Monday, March 30 and continuing for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester.
Students must comply with the course syllabus and should assume that all due dates and course requirements still apply. Should the transition to distance learning impact a student’s ability to complete assignments, the student must contact faculty as soon as possible to make arrangements.
Student Housing Closed for Summer:
Student housing in University Village A, University Village B, and University Village C will be closed for the summer semester. This includes housing arrangements for summer camps. All students currently living in student housing or storing personal belongings in student housing must complete the move-out process by Friday, May 15, 2020.
- Move-out procedures will be emailed directly to students from the Residential Life office.
If you continue with your current course load, financial aid will not be affected. Federal work study will be dependent upon work attendance.
University offices and support services remain open and continue to be available to students to assist with questions and concerns. For questions regarding accessibility and accommodations, please contact the Elise Quiroz, Coordinator of Disability Services, at 918-343-6828 or [email protected]. Please be mindful of social distancing best practices and use phone or email if possible.
Please contact Audrey Schmidt, Assistant Director of Admissions and International Student Advisor, at 918-343-7565 or [email protected] for information or help.
Dr. Carolyn Taylor Center:
- 10:30 am - 6:30 pm every day
- Access through the south side door (closest to the computer lab)
- RSU student ID required
University Village B Clubhouse:
- 8 am - 5 pm every day
- RSU student ID required
There are number of service providers offering no contract, low-cost internet service to students.
This website has a full list of resources.
Students may elect to use either standard letter grades or a pass/no pass option for spring 2020 courses that are in progress and have yet to receive a grade.
Faculty & Staff FAQs
Effective immediately all university-sponsored events are canceled through the end of the Spring 2020 semester ending Friday, May 8, 2020.
This does not include regular business operations that require fewer than 10 participants.
Commencement remains postponed at this time.
Beginning on Monday, March 30 and continuing for a minimum of one week all RSU courses will be delivered via remote instruction. The Center for Teaching and Learning has resources and training schedules to assist all faculty to deliver the quality education to which students are accustomed to at Rogers Student University.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What You Should Know
As a University employee, we want you to be informed about H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This new law is effective April 1, 2020. These regulations provide support for employees during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Act provides paid Emergency Family Leave in limited circumstances, as well as Paid Sick Leave for people affected by COVID-19. We encourage you to read the poster provided by the federal Department of Labor.
If you have questions, please contact Human Resources.