Anxiety builds as California colleges consider how and when to resume on-campus fall courses – EdSource
Amid pandemic, colleges plan options for fall courses including online, in-person, or a mix
Millions of California college students and their families are anxiously waiting to hear whether on-campus classes will resume this fall while college administrators are weighing the options to safely return students and faculty to campuses.
So far, no one is saying when these decisions will be made. And that has everyone on edge.
Increasing the anxiety for some students is the impending enrollment deposit deadline for incoming freshman and transfer students to the University of California and California State University institutions. Only eight of 23 CSU campuses extended the deposit deadline from May 1 to June 1 to give students extra time and to preserve enrollments for the 2020-21 school year.
Not knowing if classes will resume on campus delays decisions on where to live or work this fall. These decisions could impact an estimated 3.3 million California college students.