Since the outbreak of COVID-19, US colleges rushed their students to home at the beginning of their spring break.
While threats of COVID-19 still remain, the situation is slowly normalizing.
Some colleges announced that they will ask their students to return 2 weeks earlier for the fall semester. This applies to certain colleges for now.
The University of Notre Dame will welcome students back to campus for the 2020-21 fall semester the week of Aug.10, two weeks earlier than originally scheduled, and will forgo fall break in October and end the semester before Thanksgiving, the University’s president, Rev. John I. Jenkins, C.S.C., announced today in letters to the campus community.
Most of the US colleges had announced that they will combine online and office classes in the fall semester and some had announced to run only online classes until the end of 2020.
Since some colleges announced opening their campus this fall, students are beginning to have hope to return to their college campus safely.
New York University is planning to conduct classes “with great care” in person for the fall semester in New York and on its campuses abroad, subject to government health directives.
The school is designing ways to spread classes over two or three semesters including summer, without additional tuition costs, and some classes may be offered remotely, according to a letter posted on the school’s website Tuesday.
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