AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – UMass Amherst announced they will not be providing on campus housing for students whose coursework is entirely remote.
The university is reversing their previous offer to provide on-campus housing for fully online students.
Only students who are enrolled in essential in-person classes, including laboratory, studio, and capstone courses will be accommodated on campus this year.
UMass Amherst is also urging off-campus students to stay home and not return to the Amherst area for the fall semester.