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Cal Poly announces plans for fall quarter

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Posted at 9:03 PM, Aug 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 00:03:51-04

Cal Poly has announced its plans for the fall quarter during the coronavirus pandemic.

According to an email, the school said the quarter with about 13 percent of their sections being held in person because these classes have been determined to be critical.

However, they will provide a fully virtual option for those who cannot or choose not to take in-person classes.

The school also said they will provide on-campus housing but to reduce the density, they will only house 5,980 students compared to the usual 8,500. Every person living on campus will be issued a face covering and face shield.

The move-in period will be extended to 10 days through Sept. 3 to Sept. 13. According to the email, Week of Welcome will also be held in a hybrid format with small groups and in-person activities.

The university said they will also be offering free COVID-19 diagnostic testing at Campus Health and Wellbeing for current and enrolled students.

More information can be viewed here.