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COVID-19 FAQ: Fall 2020 Plans

What is the WhitworthFLEX plan?

Whitworth President Beck A. Taylor announced the WhitworthFLEX plan as a means to begin in-person classes in fall 2020. Timely updates for the fall and further information about WhitworthFLEX can be found at

For more, please read the full statement at

Will classes resume in fall 2020?

Yes. Whitworth President Beck A. Taylor plans to reopen in-person instruction through the WhitworthFLEX plan. President Taylor outlined plans for the successful start of the 2020-21 academic year in his statement: What to Expect at Whitworth This Fall.

Timely updates and information about the fall can be found at

Is the commencement for 2020 graduates scheduled to take place during the fall semester?

Yes. Commencement will be held Sunday, Oct. 11. Events will take place Oct. 9-10, leading up to the ceremony at the Spokane Arena on Oct. 11. Please visit for more information.