U.S. Largest Public University System Cancels Fall Classes
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA SAYS IT IS UNLIKELY TO FULLY REOPEN ITS TEN CAMPUSES FOR THE FALL SEMESTER
(CNN) – More than a quarter million college students in California may not be heading back to campus in the fall.
The University of California says it’s campuses are not likely to fully re-open for in-person classes for the semester.
The system’s ten campuses include well-known schools like UCLA and Berkeley.
280,000 students are enrolled in those schools.
The announcement comes on the same day the California State University system announced it will cancel nearly all in-person classes.
California state is the largest four year public university system in the country.
The University of California’s announcement appears a bit less restrictive.
Officials say they are planning for a mixed approach that will involve with both in-person and online courses.
California state is planning an almost entirely virtual semester.