University of Michigan announces 2021 Fall term plan: Most classes will return to in-person, fans can attend athletic events
(AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)ANN ARBOR – The University of Michigan has just announced its 2021 Fall term plan, and it will be a drastic shift from the current campus environment. According to officials, most classes will be taught in person, residence halls will open at roughly 80% capacity and fans will be able to attend athletic events in the stands. University President Mark Schlissel made the announcement at the beginning of a live COVID-19 briefing on Zoom with other university leaders. Most student-facing services, such as libraries, museums, study spaces, Recreational Sports facilities, counseling, wellness and other support services will have expanded in-person opportunities, while continuing to maintain remote options. Harmon said that new students can expect expanded fall welcome activities and the opportunity to engage with others on campus.
U-M Winter Term changes include mandatory weekly COVID testing of on-campus undergrads
The revised plan includes increased COVID-19 testing capacity, including mandatory testing for all students prior moving into university residence halls and mandatory weekly testing for undergraduate students who live, study or work on campus. The expanded testing plan includes weekly asymptomatic testing for the remaining students, faculty and staff on campus. For those quarantining off campus, testing will be expanded, and departure testing will still be required for undergraduates returning home, as was the case for the Thanksgiving holiday. While mandatory for undergraduates, departure testing is recommended for all other students. In addition to a reduction of in-person classes, density in U-M residence halls will be reduced by more than half.
Michigan State University to start undergraduate classes online in fall semester
Michigan State University to start undergraduate classes online in fall semesterPublished: August 18, 2020, 6:18 pmMichigan State University announced that it will move undergraduate classes to online. The university previously discussed in-person classes. For more information, https://www.clickondetroit.com/.
University of Michigan: students must have period of enhanced social distance before returning
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Students attending the University of Michigan in the fall must spend two weeks monitoring their health before attending classes and reduce contact with others, the university announced Monday. In a letter to its students on Aug. 3, the Ann Arbor university told students to observe a 14-day period of enhanced social distance at home before arriving in Ann Arbor or on campus.During the two-week period, students are asked to:Take their temperature twice a day and monitor for fever. Students from international locations will start their period of enhance social distancing when they arrive. They should attend in-person classes until their 14-day period is over, even if it overlaps with scheduled classes. Currently, the university is building its plan for evaluating students with suspected COVID-19 symptoms, the U-M said.
Washtenaw Community College announces fall semester plans -- more virtual classes, tuition freeze
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Washtenaw Community College has announced that its fall plans will include online classes, hybrid courses, a tuition freeze and changes centered around preventing the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). SafetyStudents, faculty and employees returning to campus will be required to complete an online safety training module. Bellanca stated that the community college has worked with two organizations in order to reopen safety. An updated fall schedule is available on the Washtenaw Community College website. Washtenaw Community College is at 4800 E Huron River Dr.
University of Michigan announces fall semester plans -- new dates, in-person classes, breaks canceled
RELATED: Heres which Michigan colleges will have in-person, online fall classes -- or bothI am pleased to announce that the University of Michigan plans to offer a public health-informed in-residence semester this fall, President Mark Schlissel said. Fall semester: Important dates, academic calendarMichigan will begin the fall semester at the Ann Arbor campus on Aug. 31 with a combination of in-person and remote classes, Schlissel announced Monday. That means the last day of in-person classes for the fall semester will be Nov. 20. Looking forwardAll university staff and faculty who can work from home will continue to do so for now as the university gradually and carefully resumes some on-campus activities. Plans and protocols for students and staff members who get infected with COVID-19 are being finalized, university officials said.
University of Michigan academic calendar: Here are the new dates for fall, winter semesters
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Here is the new academic calendar for the University of Michigans 2020 fall and 2021 winter semesters, including start and end dates and the timeline for in-person classes and exams. That means the last day of in-person classes for the fall semester will be Nov. 20. University of Michigan academic calendar: Here are the new dates for fall, winter semestersAfter a nine-day Thanksgiving break, classes will resume remotely Nov. 30 and continue until Dec. 8, with final exams running from Dec. 10 through Dec. 18, the university announced. The winter semester will start later in January, university officials said. Winter semester begins Jan. 19For the winter term, classes will begin Jan. 19, immediately after the universitys Rev.
12 changes University of Michigan students will notice this school year due to COVID-19
ANN ARBOR, Mich. The University of Michigan announced its plans for the fall semester Monday, and there will be many changes students notice due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. RELATED: Heres which Michigan colleges will have in-person, online fall classes -- or bothOn-campus classes will end at Thanksgiving to minimize student travel home and back to campus. We know that many faculty, staff and students have concerns about returning to in-person learning, teaching and work, Sclissel said. University officials are working with students to define a shared commitment to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus. Plans and protocols for students and staff members who get infected with COVID-19 are being finalized, university officials said.
MCCC extends campus closing to May 2
Even though the campus itself is expected to reopen, Monroe County Community College's summer term classes will be offered online. Monroe County Community College president Dr. Kojo A. Quartey has extended the current campus closing to "all external individuals" through May 2. Registration for the summer term has started and classes will start May 11, MCCC reports some sections are filling quickly. The plan for Fall Semester, which begins Aug. 25, is "a complete slate of on-ground, blended and online classes." Current students should register online via myWEBPal, which is available from the MCCC home page at www.monroeccc.edu.monroenews.com