PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – CMU is moving its in-person and on-campus summer classes online due to the uncertainty of the coronavirus outbreak.

CMU announced the decision Tuesday, saying that in-person, on-campus courses and formal summer pgoramming can only be offered remotely or in online formats through Aug. 1.

This doesn’t apply to on-campus research. The university says it will make that decision later.

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“We will continue to closely monitor the situation so we can decide and communicate any changes to plans and operations after August 1 as soon as we are able,” CMU said in a letter.

The University of Pittsburgh has also made a similar decision regarding summer classes.

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