As Pandemic Persists, Colleges Consider Options for the Fall
Rebecca Koenig, EdSurge
These days, college leaders are thinking ahead to autumn and developing plans for how to proceed if the current health crisis fades by summer’s end—or if it persists.
To prepare for a possible reopening, the University of Central Oklahoma is constructing plexiglass walls in the building where students register for classes and placing tape to mark how much space students should maintain from each other. Nearby, the University of Oklahoma is considering three possible scenarios: return to regular classes in the fall, delay them until the spring, or offer courses online both semesters.