The Chronicle of Higher Education Now Offers Up-to-Date Online Information on Colleges’ Reopening Plans

Are you planning to pack the car and move to campus in time for orientation, or for the start of fall semester? And will your college be open and waiting for you?

Thankfully, the Chronicle of Higher Education is now offering an online directory of the plans that more than 1,030 colleges are making for the fall. And even better, the Chronicle is making this list available for free online.

But before you start searching for your college, here’s an overview of what colleges are planning, distilled from data that the Chronicle has gathered from colleges.

  • 63% of colleges are planning to reopen in person
  • 17% are proposing to reopen in hybrid mode
  • 8% are planning to reopen online
  • 7% are considering a range of options
  • 6% are waiting to decide

How Harvard Is Planning

Most all American colleges have now posted covid-19 policies on their websites. If you haven’t done so yet, you might want to check out what your college has posted.

As an example, here’s what Harvard has posted . . .

Harvard University is closely monitoring the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Our top priority remains the health, safety, and well-being of our community, on and off campus. We are planning for several reopening stages to limit the spread of COVID-19 while ensuring the continuity of our teaching and research mission. We will continue to update the community regularly to keep you informed of additional measures.

Harvard Campus Status as of June 22:

  • Under Massachusetts’ Safer at Home Advisory
  • Essential on-campus staff only
  • Remote teaching, learning, working, and research
  • Resume science lab operations with stringent requirements

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