Coronavirus Information and Updates

March 24, 2020

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has altered the standard operations of the School of Data Science.

The School is following the University of Virginia’s updates and guidance regarding daily operations, classes, events, and operations on Grounds. Please continue to check this page for updates and other key resources.

Latest from the School

  • In conjunction with the University, the School of Data Science will hold classes online for the remainder of the semester. 

  • Dean Philip Bourne, along with the entire SDS faculty and staff, remain connected and committed to supporting students during this challenging time. Please reach out to any of us via email (dsacademics@virginia.edu) and we can set up a Zoom call to communicate.

  • 2020 Women in Data Science Charlottesville was a success! The School of Data Science decided to adjust the delivery of the conference to a virtual format. The event took place on Friday, March 27th, with all of our previously announced speakers joining us synchronously from remote locations. Watch the conference and more information here

  • For those who wish to provide financial assistance to help students cover unanticipated travel costs, technology for online learning, and expenses incurred because of the coronavirus, the University’s giving page, www.giving.virginia.edu, has been updated to provide additional information, and there is a button (“Support Students”) that will take you directly to the appropriate page. Thank you for your interest in the students. 

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