By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pitt is allowing undergrad students and instructors to choose whether they want to learn in-person or remotely for the first two weeks of the semester.READ MORE: Teen Arrested In Homewood South Shooting That Injured 4
Pitt says they’re offering flexibility because of the delta variant, Allegheny County’s “concerning” infection rate and an incomplete understanding of the vaccination rate of students and faculty.READ MORE: Wolf Administration Warns Of Surge In Student Loan Forgiveness Scams
In-person instruction will begin on Sept. 13. Masks are required in classrooms and every building on campus.MORE NEWS: Can Kids Be Harmed By Wearing Masks To Protect Against COVID?
Pitt students started returning to campus for the fall semester Thursday. During the move-in process, unvaccinated students need to provide a negative COVID-19 test before moving in.