Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequents Asked Questions

Browse FAQs for the USD Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering community.

Updated March 24, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will the Belanich Engineering Center (BEC) remain open?
  • How can I complete this semester without in-person class meetings?
  • How do I use Zoom Pro for remote classes?
  • What do I do if I have a mentored research project?
  • Will academic advising still be available the rest of the spring 2020 semester?
  • How will my performance be measured with online classes?
  • Will the Engineering and Computing Showcase be cancelled?
  • What should I do if I need to drop a class, or do other things that require signatures?
  • How do I get the software I need for my classes?

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