FIU classes to return to pre-COVID formats for Summer, Fall

SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Florida International University students will be heading back to the classroom later this year.

The university announced that starting with the Summer B term, classes will return to their pre-COVID-19 formats.

The university said the Summer A and the Summer C terms will be scheduled with current social distancing classroom capacities in place.

However, the Summer B and Fall terms will be scheduled with physical distancing restrictions removed and pre-COVID-19 classroom capacities restored.

“Our expectation is to fully utilize all 207 general-use classrooms, plus additional classrooms when needed,” the university said.

FIU is delaying Summer and Fall registration by a week to allow for the new schedule to be built.

“Because of the fluid nature of the pandemic, we will remain flexible and agile,” FIU said in a statement. “If the situation requires a return to physical distancing for Summer B or Fall, adjustments can be made following recommendations from university leadership.”

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