06/07/2020

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Northwestern Athletics: COVID-19 – Northwestern University Athletics

Northwestern College COVID-19 Interaction Hub

Pursuing Major 10 Conference and NCAA direction, Northwestern Athletics occasions for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic 12 months have been canceled.

On Thursday, March twelve, 2020, the Major 10 and the NCAA released statements related to the COVID-19 virus:

Major 10 Conference Statement:

The Major 10 Conference declared nowadays that in addition to the Men’s Basketball Match it will be canceling all conference and non-conference competitions through the stop of the academic 12 months, together with spring sporting activities that contend beyond the academic 12 months, and participation in all NCAA tournaments and competitions. In addition, the Conference has declared a moratorium on all on- and off-campus recruiting functions for the foreseeable foreseeable future. 

The Major 10 Conference will use this time to work with the suitable medical professionals and institutional management to decide future steps for moving forward in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The principal precedence of the Major 10 Conference proceeds to be the health and fitness, basic safety and wellness of our pupil-athletes, coaches, directors, admirers and media as we keep on to observe all creating and applicable facts on the COVID-19 virus.

NCAA Statement on Wintertime/Spring Championships:

These days, NCAA President Mark Emmert and the Board of Governors canceled the Division I men’s and women’s 2020 basketball tournaments, as well as all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. This final decision is centered on the evolving COVID-19 community health and fitness risk, our capability to guarantee the occasions do not add to unfold of the pandemic, and the impracticality of internet hosting these occasions at any time through this academic 12 months given ongoing choices by other entities.

Northwestern will concern refunds for tickets ordered from the Northwestern Athletics Ticket Office environment for impacted residence occasions through the stop of the 2019-2020 academic calendar.
 
Be sure to continue to be tuned to NUSports.com for updates and extra facts. 

Usually Questioned Concerns: 

  • I ordered time tickets and/or solitary-activity ticket(s) for baseball, softball, lacrosse through NU’s ticket workplace. Will I be refunded? 
    A: Of course, the athletics department is presently in the procedure of finishing these refunds. 
  • How lengthy will the refund consider?
    A: At the time we do not have an specific timeframe but we are doing the job speedily to entire all these requests. 
  • Will I acquire my overall refund together with processing fees?
    A: Of course. 
  • What about non-ticketed competitions like exhibitions?
    A: These occasions are canceled for the remainder of the academic 12 months. 
  • Are recreation services open?
    A: Recreation services will close to college students and users on Friday, March thirteen, for the foreseeable foreseeable future.

Be sure to see Northwestern University’s comprehensive launch and up to date facts about COVID-19 here.