Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What is Davenport University doing about COVID-19?

Davenport University is closely monitoring the outbreak of the novel coronavirus and meeting daily to ensure we are taking precautionary steps to protect the university community. We will share updates as we have them available.

For updated information from state health officials, visit There is also more information available through our library at

March 27 Update: All Davenport University classes will remain 100% online through the end of the spring/summer semester.

We will continue to share information and updates as we have them available.


March 23 Update: To continue to protect the health and safety of our students, and in accordance with Governor Whitmer’s "Stay Home, Stay Safe" Executive Order, Davenport University is temporarily closing all of its campus locations statewide starting at 11:59pm tonight.

While the university’s physical locations are closing, Davenport is still open.


March 19 Update: To protect the health and safety of our students, Davenport is requiring all on-campus residents to move back to their permanent residence by Wednesday, March 25.


March 18 Update: Davenport University's 2020 spring commencement has been postponed, all staff and faculty are being asked to work remotely and all onsite events and meetings are being postponed or moved online.


March 16 Update: Davenport University has closed its libraries across all campuses and the dining halls, Student Center and the Farmers Insurance Athletic Complex at the W.A. Lettinga Campus until further notice.


March 13 Update: Davenport University cancels all athletic-related activities.


March 12 Update: Davenport University will cancel in-person classes starting at 5pm today through Monday, March 16. All in-person classes will resume online on Tuesday, March 17. 

At this time, Davenport University’s commencement ceremony will be held as normal. 


March 11 Update: At this time, Davenport University will continue to hold its classes in-person and online.

However, the university is prepared to move classes online should the situation escalate.

Resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)