This is a proactive measure, the college’s March 12 statement said, and there are no reported cases of the virus at Collin College.
The college's scheduled spring break is from March 9-13. Faculty and staff will work normal hours during the extended break that starts March 16, and business operations will continue as normal, the college said.
All student activities will also be canceled from March 16-22.
Collin College will will remain in contact with Collin County Health Care Service and will continue to monitor the situation, according to the college’s dedicated health page.
The announcement comes days after Collin County officials reported three confirmed cases of coronavirus on March 10. All three cases were found in Frisco.
Collin College reached this decision after discussions with local school districts and state and county officials, the statement said.
The college joined the Frisco, McKinney, Plano and Allen ISDs on March 12 in announcing the extension of their spring breaks.