How COVID-19 could spread on college campuses. Will students be safe?

Jillian Berman
How COVID-19 could spread on college campuses. Will students be safe?

Millions of college students will soon find out whether they’re expected to return to campus this fall. The decision about whether their campuses will open — and how — is up to administrators who are balancing the challenges of bringing students to classrooms, dorms and dining halls safely during a pandemic without losing out on key sources of revenue. Colleges that have already announced they’ll hold classes in-person have offered detailed plans featuring plexiglass, masks, staggered schedules and space for social distancing.