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Texas Universities are Shelving SAT and ACT Requirements as Coronavirus Scrambles Admissions Process

In response to the chaotic standardized testing schedule that has arisen due to COVID-19, many Texas universities have eliminated test score requirements through 2021. Several universities, who have been contemplating doing away with mandatory test scores altogether, embraced this decision. While not everyone agrees, some cite increased diversity and inclusion as upsides to being test-optional.

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Published Date: June 25, 2020

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Earlier start, Labor Day classes part of Cumberland's revised calendar for COVID-19

In preparation for the potential surge in COVID-19 expected to come in the fall, Cumberland University has made changes to the upcoming semester's schedule. Alterations include the cancellation of fall break, classes on Labor Day, and ending in-person instruction prior to Thanksgiving break.

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Published Date: June 24, 2020

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University of Michigan will offer in-person classes for fall semester

The University of Michigan this week announced its plan for the fall semester, which will consist of at least some in-person instruction. Many classes however will be a mix of in-person and online formats, although most students will have the option of being fully remote if they choose. Housing and dining facilities will also be open, albeit in limited capacities, with some dorms being reserved as quarantine spaces and dining halls providing boxed meals to lessen capacities.

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Published Date: June 22, 2020

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June 25, 2020

Texas Universities are Shelving SAT and ACT Requirements as Coronavirus Scrambles Admissions Process

In response to the chaotic standardized testing schedule that has arisen due to COVID-19, many Texas universities have eliminated test score requirements through 2021. Several universities, who have been contemplating doing away with mandatory test scores altogether, embraced this decision. While not everyone agrees, some cite increased diversity and inclusion as upsides to being test-optional.

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June 24, 2020

Earlier start, Labor Day classes part of Cumberland's revised calendar for COVID-19

In preparation for the potential surge in COVID-19 expected to come in the fall, Cumberland University has made changes to the upcoming semester's schedule. Alterations include the cancellation of fall break, classes on Labor Day, and ending in-person instruction prior to Thanksgiving break.

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June 22, 2020

University of Michigan will offer in-person classes for fall semester

The University of Michigan this week announced its plan for the fall semester, which will consist of at least some in-person instruction. Many classes however will be a mix of in-person and online formats, although most students will have the option of being fully remote if they choose. Housing and dining facilities will also be open, albeit in limited capacities, with some dorms being reserved as quarantine spaces and dining halls providing boxed meals to lessen capacities.

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