From boosters to travel restrictions, Philly-area colleges differ in COVID-19 protocols for new semester

January 07, 2022 / PSU-AAUP

The Philadelphia Inquirer

by Susan Snyder

January 7, 2022

As another semester begins under the shadow of COVID, colleges have continued to differ in their approaches, with some implementing far more changes and restrictions than others.

As coronavirus cases explode nationally and hospitals continue to fill, Rutgers University this week said it would push back most in-person instruction to the end of January and delay students’ move back to campus.

New Jersey’s flagship state university with more than 70,000 students also said it would require all eligible students and employees to get a coronavirus booster shot.

“Every tool we can put in place, we are going to put in place,” said Tony Calcado, Rutgers’ executive vice president and chief operating officer.

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