UWM, MATC to shift to virtual learning due to growing COVID-19 case numbers across Wisconsin

Updated: 12:30 p.m. on Friday, November 13, 2020

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee says it will also shift to primarily remote learning following Thanksgiving break.

According to a press release, the school decided to make the switch due to the state record of new cases over the past week.

UWM said with some exceptions, most courses will be online for the remaining 11 days before Thanksgiving break. UWM campuses will remain open along with residence halls and dining operations before, during and after the break.

Students who leave for the Thanksgiving recess and return will need to take a COVID-19 test.

As of now, UWM plans to return to a mix of in-person, hybrid and online course options for the spring semester.

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Posted: 9:49 a.m. on Friday, November 13, 2020

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – Milwaukee Area Techincal College is moving to all virtual learning over the next few weeks.

The college is working to wrap all in-person learning by Thanksgiving.

According to a press release, this comes over concerns on rising COVID-19 cases in the community.

The change is effective through the fall semester, which ends December 18.

More information will be posted on MATC’s website.

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