Tennessee’s Colleges and Universities Prepare for COVID Among Students

William Braeden Clark, a sophomore at Middle Tennessee State University, has a backup plan in case he gets infected with COVID-19. 

Most Tennessee colleges have started fall semester at full capacity with COVID-19 policies, but policies change depending on the pandemic. Clark lives on campus but will have to quarantine off campus at his parent’s home if he gets sick. He can still attend classes online if he needs to, but he’s hoping to avoid that. 

“It’s a little scary. Last year just having to do online classes wasn’t very fun and I guess I’m scared that might happen because there’s definitely a learning drop between in person and online,” said Clark, who is an Aerospace major with a pro-pilot concentration.

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