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NKU Comprehensive Plan: Click here to read the comprehensive plan for fall semester at Northern Kentucky University.

Chase Fall Semester: Chase is preparing to teach some classes in-person, some online and for students to have an option to take all classes online, if they wish. Some large in-person classes will utilize auxiliary classrooms with video monitors to allow social distancing in both locations. Technology is being adapted in a plan to make all in-person classes available online for students who prefer that format.

Online Classes: In keeping with Northern Kentucky University policies and public health measures adopted by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, all summer term classes are being conducted online. Nunn Hall, including the law library, is closed to students.

Contacting Professors and Administrators: Students who need to contact a professor, administrator or student-support office can find email addresses on the Chase website. For faculty members,, and administrators, Answers to many questions can be found on the website, primarily by using the “current students” tab. 

Financial Support Available: Students who need financial help because of the COVID-19 pandemic may apply for assistance from a fund exclusively for Chase students and a federally funded one for all NKU students. The Chase Student Emergency Fund provides money for emergency needs from a fund alumni created several years ago in honor of Professor Caryl Yzenbaard when she retired. Applications for assistance from The Chase Student Emergency Fund are at The Professor Caryl Yzenbaard Student Emergency Fund application. The federally funded NKU CARES Emergency Fund provides assistance through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES, and is available to Chase students, NKU undergraduate students and graduate students. Applications for the NKU CARES Emergency Fund are at

Supplemental Study Materials Online: Students utilizing supplemental study aids from Professor Burton or in the law library can access them online:
• Westlaw: Go to the Chase law library home page at, click the link for West Academic Study Aids Subscription and create an account (separate from your Westlaw account). You can then access study supplements, including Q&A books, for your courses.
• LexisNexis: From the Chase law library homepage,, click the link for Lexis Digital Library, enter your NKU username and password to search supplements by 1L, 2L or 3L class, or by subject area, then click “borrow” to use the material for 120 days.

Help for Coping: Physical and mental health advice on COVID-19 is available at these websites:

• Northern Kentucky University:
 Managing Fears and Anxiety Around Coronavirus

• Northern Kentucky Health Department:
Individual or Family Health Alerts/Coronavirus,"

Food Help Available: FUEL NKU has bags of food and personal supplies available in the FUEL lobby of Albright Health Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.