UNC-CH delays start of in-person classes by 3 weeks


CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (WNCN) – The University of North Carolina announced Thursday it is delaying the start of in-person classes by three weeks due to “record COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations” in the state and across the country.

All undergraduate classes will be conducted remotely for the first three weeks of the semester. A limited number of courses were planned to be in person, a notice from the university said.

Classes begin Jan. 19. Students will begin returning to on-campus residences beginning Jan. 13, but have the option to return or delay their move-in date up until Feb. 7.

“We are making these changes with the health of our campus and the community in mind,” the release said.

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