Can committee meetings be in-person or should everything be remote?

Date: July 2020



What are the guidelines for committee meetings? Is there the option of in-person meetings or should everything be remote?

-Planning ahead


Dear planning ahead,

The university’s campus use guidance is that if activities can be conducted remotely, you are encouraged to conduct them remotely.  If there is a real need for an in-person committee meeting, that could occur if everyone has completed the required Daily Check before coming to campus, and appropriate behaviors are followed in the meeting, including social distancing, wearing masks, etc.  Most committee meetings, however, should be able to be conducted remotely, and for required meetings, like A-exams and B-exams, the Graduate School supports them being done remotely.

Warm regards,


Barbara A. Knuth
Dean of the Graduate School