The University did not elaborate on why eight resident advisor positions are currently vacant.
The announcement ushers in the start of a school year that will look more like pre-pandemic college, with predominantly in-person classes and no plans for surveillance testing.
Sophomores said that they were shocked and saddened by the housing assignment changes that relocated many of them from the South 40 to the Northside.
The University did not fully clarify that information in the 5:46 p.m. security memo sent after the University instructed community members to shelter in place for almost an hour.
The all-clear alert said community members could resume normal activity.
A look at how many Washington University students tested positive for COVID-19, quarantined, broke guidelines and eventually got vaccinated during a tumultuous year.
The University’s vaccination requirement comes after 112 colleges and universities have required the vaccine for students in the fall, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Washington University’s vaccine clinic reopened on Friday, April. 16 with a new supply of Pfizer vaccines, after the CDC and FDA’s call to pause distribution of J&J vaccines caused it to shut down briefly
After the CDC and FDA called for a pause in distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccines, WU canceled today’s vaccine clinic. The Pfizer vaccine will be offered later in the week to those whose appointments were canceled.
WU students, as well as faculty, staff and their 18+ family members can now register to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on the WUSM campus.
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