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IU Fort Wayne anticipates in-person classes for Fall 2021


FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) - Indiana University Fort Wayne plans to bring students back on campus for in-person classes for the fall 2021 semester.

The Fort Wayne campus is following plans from Indiana University's main Bloomington campus.

Students will be able to attend labs and other classes in person instead of virtually in the fall.

“After communicating with both Indiana University and Purdue Fort Wayne leaders, we are confident that we can safely resume normal operations come Fall 2021,” Ann Obergfell, Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs said.

“This decision has been made based on the advice of public health experts. The campus will continue to follow best practices noted by the CDC for all of our students’, staff and faculties’ safety.”

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As eligibility for the COVID-19 expands, university officials encourage students and staff to get the vaccine.

The university will likely continue to have some health and safety precautions in place this fall, but much will depend on the state of the pandemic and the vaccine and how many in the IU community are fully vaccinated.

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