Review the University of Florida’s Plan to Reopen for the Fall

By Amanda Roland

On July 10, the University of Florida’s plan to reopen in the fall was announced.

As of right now, the first day of classes for UF is August 31. The UF Health Screen, Test, & Protect program will be extended to students in the fall, with medical screenings of all students and COVID-19 testing.

Per the reopening plan, UF’s primary goals are to:

  • Assure that as many students as possible can make appropriate academic progress toward graduation
  • Minimize the risk of a significant flare-up of COVID-19
  • Assure the continued operational and financial stability of UF if there is a significant flare-up of COVID-19

Remote learning will be accessible for as many students and faculty as possible with underlying health problems. The university hopes to have as many students as possible return to campus after Thanksgiving break.

To review the University of Florida’s plan to reopen, click here!

“The Gator Nation will not be deterred,” according to UF’s reopening plan. “We have decided that we must learn to live, study, and work in the midst of COVID-19. That is our imperative if we are to achieve the goal we have set for ourselves—to be among the nation’s top research universities.”

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