Provost Brian Blake said the number of enrollment deposits fell 18 percent this year, 4.8 percentage points short of officials’ enrollment targets.
Officials said they will make a final decision on accepting more than $9 million in funding from the federal government this week.
Officials will likely announce a final decision by June 15 to either conduct in-person classes, continue online learning or a mix of both.
University President Thomas LeBlanc said he expects that the team will be able to administer thousands of tests a day.
Administrators have posted 140 answers on the frequently asked questions page and archived about 50 email announcements on the website.
University President Thomas LeBlanc said he has requested all University leadership avoid expenditures in operations “wherever possible.”
Board of Trustees Chair Grace Speights said officials have reduced existing fossil fuel investments by 89 percent in the past five years.
Officials plan to extend the deadline for undergraduate students to take classes on a Pass/No Pass basis until after final grades are posted.
The Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship moved the New Venture Competition online this year as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in D.C.
Officials have previously expressed concerns about the effects the COVID-19 pandemic could have on future enrollment.