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Hampton University to provide remote instruction only for fall 2020 semester

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Posted at 7:55 PM, Jul 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-02 19:55:12-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton University President William R. Harvey announced Thursday that the university would provide remote learning only for the first semester of the 2020-2021 academic school year.

According to Harvey, tuition will also be reduced by 15 percent for the semester, bringing the total cost for 10 to 17 undergraduate hours down to $12,519.

The decision was made after 36 states recently reported an increase in coronavirus cases, with 6 out of the 10 states most represented at the university reporting significant increases.

"If conditions permit, we anticipate reopening the campus for in-person instruction in the spring of 2021," Harvey said in a statement.

This is a developing story.