University of Michigan winter semester plans: No-tolerance COVID rules, more remote classes
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The University of Michigan has announced its plans for the winter semester, including a no-tolerance approach to COVID-19 safety rules and even more remote learning. Remote learningFor the winter semester, the current remote learning approach will continue, with more courses offered remotely, when possible, the university announced. Implement mandatory weekly testing for all undergraduate students who come to campus to attend in-person classes or activities, use facilities (e.g. Require a negative test for undergraduates departing university housing before returning to their permanent residence. U of M staff members working from home will continue to do so throughout the winter semester.
MCCC adds late-start classes for winter semester
The classes are being offered in response to an unusual number of full-class sections for the Winter Semester that began Jan. 8. Monroe County Community College is offering a slate of "late start" online classes for the Winter Semester due to increased demand created by COVID-19. The classes are being offered in response to an unusual number of full-class sections for popular online classes for the Winter Semester that began Jan. 8. The late start classes begin Feb. 1 and are 12 weeks in length. • Principles of Sociology: SOC-151-LS1Current or returning students can register for the late-start classes online via MyWebPAL, at https://mywebpal.monroeccc.edu/Student/courses.monroenews.com
University of Michigan urges undergrad students to stay home, take remote classes for winter semester
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The University of Michigan is urging undergrad students who don’t have to be on campus to stay home and take remote classes during the winter semester due to the spread of COVID-19. Michigan’s winter semester plans include more remote courses and fewer undergraduate students living on campus. Negative test required for undergraduates leaving university housing before returning to their permanent residence. Existing testing initiatives including surveillance testing, quarantine testing, symptomatic testing, and the testing of those exposed to persons with COVID-19 will continue. Residence hall, dining changesUnder the new plan, lounge spaces in university housing will be accessible by reservation only.
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