University of Houston-Victoria plans to continue hybrid and online courses in 2021

UHV is in Phase 3 of its COVID-19 Phased Reopening Plan

VICTORIA, Texas- The University of Houston-Victoria announced it’s plan to continue offering most classes virtually and hold a few events on campus during the spring semester.

“It is important that UHV continues to provide a safe environment for our students and employees,” UHV President Bob Glenn said. “At every step of the way, we have emphasized transparency with our students, employees, and the public, and we plan to continue to keep those lines of communication open.”

The University said that hybrid classes and traditional online classes will be offered during the spring semester. Hybrid classes are those that offer face-to-face instruction and online instruction. UHV stated that hybrid classes are offered face to face and online during scheduled meeting times. Real-time online classes meet online at specific days and times. Traditional online courses are offered online but are not scheduled at specific times.

“We will continue to monitor the pandemic and make decisions that will enable our students to safely pursue a higher education,” said Chance Glenn, UHV provost and vice president for academic affairs.

UHV said that they are in Phase 3 of its COVID-19 Phased Reopening Plan. In Phase 3, up to 30% of university employees may work on campus, and residence halls limit housing to one student in each single- and double-occupancy room and two students in suites to allow each person to have his own bedroom and bathroom.

To read more information about how UHV is preparing for COVID-safe instruction for the spring click here.