UC officials credited the widening availability of coronavirus vaccine doses for students, staff and faculty as the driving force behind announcing plans to reopen.
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"As the University continues to monitor the evolution of the pandemic, we are also carefully planning a safe return to in-person classes," UC President Dr. Michael Drake said. "Current forecasts give us hope that in the fall our students can enjoy a more normal on-campus experience."
Additional details about school health and safety requirements as well as starting dates will be announced by individual campuses, according to UC officials.
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