Chattanooga State classes to resume following cyber incident

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) — After facing a cyber security issue, Chattanooga State now has a plan to resume classes on May 22.

Classes have been delayed due to a cyber incident they discovered on May 6.

The school plans to resume delayed classes from May 8-13. They also plan to start May 30 classes on time.

The college sent out emails to all Tennessee eCampus students stating that their summer classes will start on time next week.

Additionally, TCAT and study abroad courses will continue meeting as planned.

Those impacted by the delayed courses will be contacted by the college with information on accessing eLearn.

Chattanooga State will offer walk-in advising for summer classes beginning on May 22 as well.

Registration for upcoming summer sessions will begin next week.

However, they ask staff and students to still take precautionary measures to protect their personal information.

“Our commitment to providing high-quality education remains unwavering in the face of this cyber incident,” said Dr. Rebecca Ashford, Chattanooga State president. “Our goal is to resume the May 8th 13-week courses next week and start the May 30th courses on time. We understand the frustration this cyber incident has caused, and we are taking the necessary steps in an effort to get our students and faculty back on track as quickly as possible.”

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