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Students concerned about online learning, burnout during spring semester

Students will be able to move back into residence halls in late January or early February if they test negative for COVID-19.
January 18, 2021
As the spring semester begins, many students are preparing for classes and move-in while still being impacted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Students shared their thoughts and concerns regarding housing, classes and other topics about the spring semester.

Pitt adds 16 new COVID-19 cases since Tuesday

Pitt adds 16 new COVID-19 cases since Tuesday
January 15, 2021
Pitt added 16 new COVID-19 cases, composed of 14 students and two employees, between Tuesday and Thursday, with 25 students currently in isolation.

Pitt adds 20 new COVID-19 cases since Thursday, will release more spring details ‘later this week’

Pitt adds 20 new COVID-19 cases since Thursday, will release more spring details 'later this week'
January 12, 2021
Pitt added 20 new COVID-19 cases, composed of 14 students and six employees, between last Friday and Monday, with 19 students currently in isolation.

Pitt says students should not travel to campus until further notice

Pitt says students should not travel to campus until further notice
January 8, 2021
Pitt students should not travel to campus yet for the upcoming spring semester due to COVID-19 uncertainty, the University said Friday.

Pitt adds 18 new COVID-19 cases since Tuesday

Pitt adds 18 new COVID-19 cases since Tuesday
January 8, 2021
Pitt added 18 new COVID-19 cases, composed of nine students and nine employees, between Tuesday and Thursday, with 18 students currently in isolation.

Pitt adds 38 new COVID-19 cases, will release spring plans ‘later this week’

Pitt adds 38 new COVID-19 cases, will release spring plans ‘later this week’
January 5, 2021
With the spring semester approaching, Pitt spokesperson Kevin Zwick said the University will release return to campus plans “later this week.”

Pitt adds 13 new COVID-19 cases since Tuesday

Pitt adds 13 new COVID-19 cases since Tuesday
December 18, 2020
Pitt added 13 new COVID-19 cases, composed of three students and 10 employees, between Tuesday and Thursday, with 10 students currently in isolation.

Pitt adds 12 new COVID-19 cases since Thursday

Pitt adds 12 new COVID-19 cases since Thursday
December 15, 2020
Pitt added 12 new COVID-19 cases, composed of seven students and five employees, between last Thursday and Monday, with 10 students currently in isolation.

Pitt adds 17 new COVID-19 cases since Tuesday

Pitt adds 17 new COVID-19 cases since Tuesday
December 11, 2020
Pitt added 17 new COVID-19 cases, composed of six students and 11 employees, between Tuesday and Thursday, with 10 students currently in isolation.

Gallagher says Pitt ‘best in class of major universities’ in COVID-19 performance, looks to spring semester

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December 10, 2020
Amid rising COVID-19 case numbers, Chancellor Patrick Gallagher said Pitt will use similar techniques from the fall to slow the spread of the virus in the spring such as the shelter-in-place period as well as “pods” to limit social interaction.
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