SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The University of California is planning to return to in-person instruction in fall 2021.
A statement Monday from the UC president’s office said that, while COVID vaccines will soon become available to faculty, staff, and students, UC was remaining vigilant in critical prevention efforts.READ MORE: 'A Trend That Won't Go Away': Sacramento City Leaders Consider Permanent Plans For Street Dining
“As the University continues to monitor the evolution of the pandemic, we are also carefully planning a safe return to in-person classes,” said President Michael V. Drake, M.D. “Current forecasts give us hope that in the fall our students can enjoy a more normal on-campus experience.”READ MORE: Sacramento Kings Tickets Back On Sale, But COVID-19 Guidelines Will Discourage Booing Or Yelling
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President Drake said he arrived at the decision to return after consulting with the 10 UC chancellors.MORE NEWS: Placer County Deputy Investigating Mail Theft Finds Out He Himself Was A Victim
Specific plans to resume classes in the fall, along with safety measures and starting dates, will be announced by individual UC campuses.