Princeton University in New Jersey will "virtualize" as many activities as it can, such as lectures and seminars, the school said in a statement.
"We are creating, supporting, and mandating alternative ways of meeting our academic and other programmatic requirements in ways consistent with social distancing," the university's president said in a statement.
On Monday, March 23, all lectures and seminars will be moved online. The school added that its encouraging students to consider staying home after the school's Spring Break instead of returning to campus.
"If students choose to remain home after Spring Break, we will make sure that they are able to meet their academic requirements remotely,” the school said.