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Ferris State announces in person classes this fall

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Posted at 5:31 PM, May 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-12 17:31:47-04

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. — In a town hall Tuesday, Ferris State University announced face-to-face classes this fall.

President David Eisler said their moving forward with careful optimism safely resume in-person teaching, learning and residential life for students.

"As we look toward the fall, we know there will be challenges ahead, but our intent is to be open and to provide our students with a safe and engaging learning and living experience,” Eisler said.

The university is forming a committee to ensure the health and safety of their students lead by Vice President for Student Affairs Jeanine Ward-Roof.

“The committee is reviewing a number of factors to be implemented to ensure a safe welcome back to campus for students,” said Ward-Roof. “This includes reviewing classroom utilization, strengthening cleaning protocols, implementing social distancing measures and sharing COVID-19 related education throughout the University community.”

FSU says they also have a plan to go back to online learning if the need arises. They also say they have a plan for remote learning if students or staff fall under the high risk catagory.

Classes are set to start Monday, August 31st. Head to their website to stay up to date and informed.