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Coronavirus Response

Students and others, please visit our spring quarter 2020 webpages. Student questions for advising should be sent to The Art Building is closed until further notice.
Submitted on March 4, 2020 - 4:30pm

The School of Art + Art History + Design is carefully following the guidelines set forth by The University of Washington.

Effective Saturday, March 14, all classes and public events at the School of Art + Art History + Design are canceled. The Art Building — including the Jacob Lawrence Gallery and the Art Library — is closed until further notice. Student questions may be directed to our Advising Office at

Students and others may visit our spring quarter 2020 webpages for current information.

The University of Washington (UW) is closely monitoring the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and associated COVID-19 disease. Recent news of infected persons in Washington state demonstrates that the circumstances regarding the virus are changing. UW leadership is working closely with public health officials to keep up to date on recent events regarding the virus and potential impacts to the UW, and we are developing plans to mitigate those impacts. Further information about the virus and the UW’s response is available at the University's novel coronavirus information webpages. This is an evolving situation, both in Washington and globally, so circumstances could change rapidly.

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