WVU announces fall returning plan; requires mandatory COVID testing and masks to be worn on campus

West Virginia University has announced that mandatory testing will occur for all students, faculty and staff before returning to campus.

According to the university, students will return to WVU’s three campuses to begin fall classes on Wednesday, August 19.

Students will remain on campus, with no fall break, through November 24, then depart for Thanksgiving Break. The announcement stated that the students will not be not returning to campus for the rest of the fall semester. There will be one week of online instruction following Thanksgiving Break, with finals also conducted online.

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