Strayer University’s Response to the Coronavirus
Our top priority at Strayer University is the health and well-being
of our students, faculty, alumni, staff, and the communities in which
we live and work.
Strayer University remains open and available to serve our students,
welcome new students, and provide support to our alumni even as we
take precautionary measures during these unprecedented times.
We are fortunate that 93% of Strayer students already take all of
their classes online, and much of our staff and faculty work remotely
or are very accustomed to working remotely.
To provide greater peace of mind during these unprecedented
circumstances, the University has taken several steps to help support
you through this challenging time.
- Flexible payment plans. We are providing increased flexibility
when it comes to paying tuition to help students manage their
- Scholarship stability. For students
in a program that offers a scholarship with a continuous enrollment
requirement, students now have the option to take time off through
the Fall 2020 quarter without disrupting their scholarship
- Freezing tuition levels. As a part of our
commitment to make college more accessible, we will not increase
tuition rates through June 2021.
Enrollment & Academic Support
- Access to no-cost, online general education-level
courses. Through July 31, 2020, our affiliate, Sophia Learning, is offering
free general education-level courses to everyone, including Strayer
University undergraduate students.
tutoring. To help with students’ academic success, we’ve doubled
tutoring minutes with Tutor.com, allowing each student 20 hours of
live tutoring instruction at a time that works for them.
- Assignment flexibility. Faculty will be working with students
who may be going through hardships or are having difficulty with
coursework assignments to provide accommodations wherever
- All Strayer University campuses will be closed until further
- Strayer staff and faculty will be working from home,
and they remain available to support students. Students can contact
their campus staff and instructors via email or phone during normal
- We are shifting our on-ground courses
fully online for the Spring 2020 term.
- We are postponing
large student events, including the Strayer University Commencement
ceremonies scheduled for Dallas, TX, and Washington, DC.
have implemented enhanced work from home policies for all employees,
including modified paid-time-off benefits.
As the COVID-19 global health situation continues to evolve,
Strayer University is monitoring the guidance of federal, state, and
local governments and public health authorities and is committed to
keeping the Strayer community abreast of the proactive measures taken
by the University to safeguard the health and well-being of all parties.
We encourage students to sign up for StrayerALERT to learn about
campus re-openings or changes to operating hours. More information can
be found at: https://www.strayer.edu/student-consumer-information/campus-safety
More information on commencements can be found at: https://commencement.strayer.edu/
We are committed to supporting students through this situation and
want to remind students that additional resources are available
through Student Outreach Assistance Resources (SOAR). Call
800-932-0034 or visit: http://strayer.acisoar.com/).
If you have further questions or concerns, please contact us below:
Updated as of April 22, 2020