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In-person and remote options for Spring semester remain unknown

UVM Junior Julianne Lesch looks over the form for selecting at-home learning July 8.

Ella Ruehsen, Cynic News Reporter

September 25, 2020

Plans for the Spring semester at UVM are already well underway, but one critical question remains unanswered: will courses be in-person, online or both. A finalized schedule for the Spring semester passed in a Faculty Senate resolution Sept. 21. It includes a start date of Feb. 1 and no spring break. The ...

UVM finalizes spring 2021 calendar with little student input

UVM students stand in a long line outside of the Davis center Covid testing site, Sept. 10.

Ella Ruehsen, Cynic News Reporter

September 24, 2020

Two UVM administrators admitted students were not brought into the decision making process for the spring semester calendar just after making the schedule official during a Faculty Senate meeting. This spring semester, there will be no spring break, a late Feb. 1 start date that extends winter break...

Proposed Spring calendar pushes back start date to Feb. 1, eliminates Spring break

Signage on the door of a UVM residence hall reminds community members of the school's COVID-19 rules, including social distancing and the buildings' new no-guest policy.

Ella Ruehsen and Emma Pinezich

September 18, 2020

Students may not have spring break and classes could start as late as Feb. 1, according to a proposed Spring calendar approved by the academic branch of UVM’s coronavirus task force. UVMStrong’s Faculty and Academic Affairs working group unanimously endorsed a proposed resolution for the Sprin...

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