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In-person learning in the USA

All of our US university partners have reopened their campuses and are offering in-person learning to students once more. On this page, you can find out more about on-campus study at each of our US universities, and what to expect after you arrive.

On this page you’ll find:
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ASU has resumed on-campus classes and is offering fully in-person learning for the August 2021 intake onwards. International students will be eligible to receive a coronavirus vaccine at ASU, and vaccinations are available on campus, daily. This supports the University’s goal of providing a quality learning environment that meets public health and safety guidelines and gives students peace of mind.

If you’re unable to get to campus at the start of the semester due to travel or visa restrictions, you can choose to start your ASU classes remotely through digital learning.

Studying at Arizona State University

  • Health and safety measures

    ASU has established certain policies and resources to maintain the health and safety of the academic community. These include:

    • COVID-19 testing and vaccines on campus
    • refillable kits that include a face covering, thermometer, hand sanitizer and other items for maintaining health and wellness, alongside “Community of Care” training for all students and employees
    • medical-grade and repeated cleanings of all ASU buildings, including residence halls and classrooms
    • face coverings required inside all ASU buildings, as well as outdoor spaces where social distancing cannot be maintained
    • some social distancing measures on campus
    • in-person and telehealth services for all students.

    ASU and the world-famous Mayo Clinic have also joined together to provide timely health care information to students and employees, and launched a health status verification app in Fall 2020.

  • Vaccinations for students

    As an international student, you’ll be able to get a coronavirus vaccine free of charge when you study in the US. Vaccines have been available to the public since January, and more than half the country’s population is already vaccinated.

    Vaccines are available on the ASU campus daily, with the Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccines being administered. You can book your vaccine through the My Health Portal, or walk ins are available. This will all help keep the ASU community safe and protected while they study!


Pace University

 

 

Pace is offering fully in-person teaching for the September 2021 intake onwards, with all students, including international students, being welcomed for on-campus study.

Pace also offers digital learning solutions if you are unable to get to campus for the start of the semester due to personal, visa or travel circumstances.

Studying at Pace University

  • Learning modes

    Pace courses use the following 4 instructional methods. Your class schedule will likely include a mix of 2 or more of these options, depending on the program you are studying.

    • Fully on-campus, the traditional in-person format with no online instructional elements
    • HyFlex, or hybrid-flex, which enables simultaneous, live instruction to both an online group of students and a group of students in the classroom
    • Web-assisted, in which a course will be delivered with some combination of on-campus and online elements
    • Fully online, in which all classes will be delivered online. These may be delivered synchronously (with live attendance on a set schedule) or asynchronously (with no requirement to be online at a specific time).
  • Health and safety measures

    Face coverings

    Face coverings must be worn at all times by everyone in common areas. Pace University will provide all students with re-usable cloth face coverings, to help minimize the risk of transmission. You can find information about monitoring and testing on Pace’s website.

    Classrooms and campus spaces

    Until restrictions are relaxed, classrooms will be limited to no more than 25% maximum capacity, to ensure 2 meters of distance between each person is maintained.

    Across campus, the following safety measures will be implemented:

    • Common areas like hallways, elevators, stairwells, lounges, and offices will be outfitted with signage to assist people in social distancing.
    • Directional traffic flow will be established via one-way stairwells, hallways, in-room movement, and entrance/exits, where possible. Signage will provide clear direction.
    • In common area lounge spaces or in dining halls, the University asks that no furniture be moved.
    • Gyms and fitness areas will remain closed until restrictions are lifted.

    For further information about social distancing measures, visit Pace’s website.

  • Vaccinations for students

    In order to study on campus at Pace University, you’ll be required to have a coronavirus vaccine. As an international student, you’ll be eligible to receive a free vaccine in the US. Pace will help you get vaccinated when you arrive in the country, so you can start your studies with confidence.

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