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Virginia’s Community Colleges staying mostly virtual for spring 2021

Virginia’s Community CollegesVirginia’s Community Colleges will continue to offer most of its classes online for the spring 2021 semester, Chancellor Glenn DuBois reported in a post to the VCC blog this week.

“Public health experts say moving into the traditional cold and flu season will do nothing to slow down the spread of COVID-19. We aspire to minimize the disruptions you face on your academic journey. In announcing this decision now, we prioritize your safety, your family’s safety, and that of your community – all while giving you as much time as possible to plan your spring semester,” DuBois wrote in the blog post.

Career and technical education classes, FastForward short-term training programs, and some science classes with lab components, will be done offered in compliance with mask-wearing, social distancing, and other public health guidance.

Visit, or your local community college’s website, to explore course offerings.