COVID-19

WMU students to return to the classroom this fall

The university's president announced that classes will resume September 2, and the school is taking steps to ensure student safety.

Western Michigan University will resume in-person classes this fall, according to a message to campus by university President Edward Montgomery.

The university will take precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. That includes changing the fall academic calendar.

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Classes are slated to begin September 2, but they will continue through the fall without the usual October break.

In-person classes will end November 20, a week before Thanksgiving. The final weeks of classes and final exams will be held remotely.

Some classes won’t be held in person, though. Large lecture hall classes will be replaced with a hybrid of in-person and virtual lessons. In-person class sizes will also be restricted.

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