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AWC to Temporarily Shift From In-Person to Online Classes

Victor Calderon/KAWC

Arizona Western College officials announced the cancellation of classes on Monday and Tuesday in an effort to take precautions against the coronavirus. AWC will then transition from in-person classes to online classes starting March 18.

All in-person classes will transition to online instruction through March 27, during which time AWC officials will assess the situation and determine the next course of action. Spring Break is March 30-April 3.

All campus locations will remain open and continue normal operations. All services for students including campus housing, food services, the academic library and computer labs will remain available. 

All AWC events during the semester will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Follow AWC’s social media and online calendar for updated information.

All community events hosted at any AWC location will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. 

Student field trips to and from campus have been canceled.

AWC administration will remain in constant contact with community and statewide partners to monitor the situation as it continues to develop.

Visit for the most up-to-date information. 

Victor is originally from West Sacramento, California and has lived in Arizona for more than five years. He began his print journalism career in 2004 following his graduation from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. Victor has been a reporter for the following daily newspapers: The Monterey County Herald, The Salinas Californian and the Reno Gazette-Journal, where he covered stories including agriculture, education and Latino community news. Victor has also served as a local editor for Patch, a national news organization with hyperlocal websites, in Carmichael, California in the Sacramento area. He also served as the editor for The New Vision, the newspaper for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Tucson, which includes Yuma and La Paz counties. Victor lives in Somerton. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends and following most sports.
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