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UC Santa Cruz to continue online through spring, summer 2021

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University of California, Santa Cruz

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KION) UC Santa Cruz announced that students can expect to continue with online instruction through spring and summer 2021, with exceptions for some laboratory, studio, field research and field study courses.

The university said it may have a few more in-person courses in the spring quarter, but it is still encouraging students to continue with remote work. Those who have a safe place to live and learn are also encouraged to avoid finding off-campus housing in Santa Cruz.

On-campus housing has been extended for students who need it, and the university said it can house about 2,500 students during the winter quarter. Students living on campus will mainly be in single rooms and will be required to take COVID-19 tests twice a week.

In addition to COVID-19 tests, everyone who lives or works on campus will be required to get a flu shot.

When students and employees are on campus, they will be required to wear face coverings, practice physical distancing, increase sanitization and conduct daily symptom checks.

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Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson is the Digital Content Director at KION News Channel 5/46.

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