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Gap years

Interested in taking a gap year after graduation?

The Gap Year Association is a great place to begin!  Be sure to come up with a plan that is purposeful and thoughtful.  

A combination of volunteering, a job, an internship, classes, or learning a new skill (a new language, a musical instrument) could be an excellent way for you to pass your time before returning to college in August 2021!  

Note that if you take even one class at a community college, four-year colleges might consider you to be a transfer student instead of a first-year!  So if you were admitted to a four-year and are deferring your start for a year, be sure (get it in writing from the Office of Admissions!) that your college permits that!  And if you will be applying to four-year colleges for entry in Fall 2021, being admitted to many of them as a transfer student can be more difficult than if you were a regular first-year applicant (though for the UC's, the TAG program can make it easier!).  

Class of 2020, COVID-19 Assistance

Hello, Seniors/Class of 2020! 

Congratulations on your graduation!  We already miss you, and look forward to seeing you visit us again!  Given the unique circumstances with COVID-19 and its uncertain effects on the future, we thought it would be helpful for you to have your own page on our website, after you graduate.  Here, you will find information to help you with your transition to your post-TL plans.  College, jobs, apprenticeships, the military, volunteering, gap years...no matter what you have in mind, we hope that this will help you in the months ahead, no matter where you are or what you are doing.

< - - For volunteering opportunities, click on the "Volunteering" link to your left.  

< - - For jobs, apprenticeships, and the military, click on the "Jobs & Careers" link to the left

Sonoma State's application for Spring 2021 admission is open!  You can apply through September 15.  To apply, click here!

As always, if you have any questions, please contact your TL counselor, or Brad Ward, the CCC's college counselor (bward@srcs.org). We are here for you, and look forward to helping you if you need it in the months and years ahead!

Transcripts

Your final TL transcript will be sent to the college you are attending, provided you have notified us where you are going!  To request that your final transcript is sent to the college/university you plan to attend, complete and submit this form.  

Community College information

California Community Colleges (114 around the state)

COM / College of Marin: COM Enrollment Steps     

SRJC / Santa Rosa JC: Steps for New Students

Oregon's community colleges (17)

Washington's community colleges (34)

Nevada's community colleges = Truckee Meadows, Western Nevada, Southern Nevada, Great Basin

TAG/Transfer Admission Guarantee (for UC's)

1/3 of UC students are transfers!  If you would like to transfer from a community college to a UC, you are guaranteed admission to Davis, Irvine, Merced, Riverside, Santa Barbara, or Santa Cruz if you have successfully met the TAG requirements!  You might still be admitted to Berkeley, UCLA, or UCSD, but those three are not guaranteed.  

TAG applications are due September 30!

For more information, click here!

Relevant articles about the situation regarding colleges re-opening in the fall (updated almost daily): 

‘Our Biggest Fear’: What Outbreaks on 3 Campuses Say About the Pandemic This Fall (Sept. 3, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Creating a Kinder Campus During COVID-19 (Sept. 3, Inside Higher Ed)

Believing in Our Students (Sept. 3, Inside Higher Ed)

* How Will the COVID19 pandemic affect my financial aid package? (Sept. 2, LA Times)

‘Nobody Likes Snitching’: How Rules Against Parties Are Dividing Campuses (Sept. 2, New York Times)

Universities can’t use privacy laws to withhold data on coronavirus outbreaks, experts say (Sept. 2, Washington Post)

Fall Brings Wave of Furloughs (Sept. 2, Inside Higher Ed)

Why Fauci Says Shutting Down Colleges After Coronavirus Outbreak Is 'Worst Thing You Can Do' (Sept. 2, Newsweek)

How 3 Colleges Are Using Student ‘Ambassadors’ to Enforce Social Distancing (Sept. 1, Chronicle of Higher Ed)

Preventing College Parties? Shame And Blame Don't Work, But Beer Pong Outside Might (August 31, NPR)

How Colleges Are Blaming Their Students for Coronavirus Outbreaks (August 31, Slate)

'Shame and blame': Are college COVID-19 cases the fault of campuses full of reckless partiers? Experts, students say no (August 31, USA Today)

* "Let's Not Live a Lie" (Sept. 1, Chronicle of Higher Ed)

Gag Order or Privacy Concern? (August 31, Inside Higher Ed)

The College Student’s Guide to Back-to-School Quarantine: Pop-Tarts, Cross-Stitch, Prison Morse Code (August 31, Wall Street Journal)

Due to pandemic, more than 13 million college students are worried about their financial future: study (August 31, CNBC)

Colleges and universities work to control outbreaks as a new school year starts amid coronavirus (August 30, CNN)

Mayors Of College Towns Brace For The Economic Impact Of Remote Learning (August 30, NPR)

Welcome to college! Please stay in your room. Alone. (August 29, Boston Globe)

What It’s Like to Be an R.A. Now (August 29, New York Times)

College towns growing alarmed over coronavirus outbreaks among students (August 28, LA Times)

Reopening Colleges Face Biggest Coronavirus Threat: Students (August 28, US News)

Colleges Are Flooded With Requests for More Financial Aid. Here's How You Can Make the Strongest Case (undated but ~August 27, Money)

'We're Living The News': Student Journalists Are Owning The College Reopening Story (August 26, NPR)

Cases Spike at Universities Nationally (August 26, Inside Higher Ed)

* Blame Pollyanna Presidents When Covid-19 Plans Fail (August 26, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Running Numbers or Running From Numbers? (August 26, Inside Higher Ed)

Colleges Are Making Late Calls to Shut Campuses. Is It All About the Money? (August 25, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Universities sound alarm as coronavirus cases emerge just days into classes — 530 at one campus (August 25, Washington Post)

Despite weekend parties and maskless gatherings, Arizona State won't release COVID-19 data (August 25, USA Today)

Report Sees Shift to Public Colleges During Pandemic (August 25, Inside Higher Ed)

University reopenings amid pandemic spark faculty, staff backlash (August 25, The Hill)

College campuses face explosion of COVID-19 cases — and challenges to get students to follow safety protocols (August 25, The Hill)

Sensors, apps, police patrols: Colleges are trying to track students to contain COVID-19 cases. Students are pushing back. (August 25, USA Today)

* Blame Game (August 24, Inside Higher Ed)

Colleges and universities across US halt in-person classes and begin campus monitoring after rising coronavirus cases (August 24, CNN)

Will Students Show Up at Private Colleges? (August 24, Inside Higher Ed)

The College Experience Myth Is Unrealistic, Puts Pressure on Students (August 24, Teen Vogue)

Some Students Can No Longer Afford College Because of the Pandemic (August 24, Teen Vogue)

How to Cope With Sending Your Kid to College (August 24, Washington Post)

Stop Campus Partying to Slow the Virus? Colleges Try but Often Fail (August 22, New York Times)

Will Shame Make Students Stop Socializing? (August 21, Inside Higher Ed)

* The Student-Blaming Has Begun (August 21, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Colleges Worried About Covid-19 Cases Tell Students to Stop Partying (August 21, Wall Street Journal)

Inside the Slow-Moving Disaster of Students Returning to College Campuses (August 20, Slate)

Amid Coronavirus, College Students Prepare for Lonely Fall Semester (August 20, Teen Vogue)

N.C. State’s Chancellor Explains Why He Jettisoned an In-Person Semester (August 20, Chronicle of Higher Education)

* Job Security, Health Fears Make for Uneasy Mix (August 20, Inside Higher Ed)

* Anger, Confusion, and Resignation as Chapel Hill's Campus Rapidly Empties (August 19, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Party Like Your Life Depends on It (August 19, Inside Higher Ed)

Chapel Hill and Notre Dame Are Just the Beginning (August 19, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Move In, Move Out: For In-Person College, Everything Rests On The First Few Weeks (August 19, NPR)

Students are heading back to campus and so is the coronavirus as colleges scramble to cancel in-person classes (August 19, CNBC)

* Universities Wave the White Flag in the Face of Campus Coronavirus Outbreaks (August 19, US News)

Contact tracing apps have been a bust. States bet college kids can change that. (August 19, Politico)

Freshmen waited for their schools to share reopening plans. Then things got complicated. (August 19, Washington Post)

Alabama’s High Stakes Experiment: Reopening Universities as Virus Looms (August 19, New York Times)

Pressure Mounts on In-Person Holdouts (August 19, Inside Higher Ed)

‘Frats Are Being Frats’: Greek Life Is Stoking the Virus on Some Campuses (August 18, New York Times)

Will Coronavirus Join the Rush at Fraternities and Sororities? (August 18, New York Times)

Michigan State, Notre Dame Back Off From Fall Reopening Plans (August 18, Inside Higher Ed)

University of Notre Dame halts in-person teaching for two weeks as virus count climbs (August 18, Washington Post)

UNC Experience Should Be A Lesson To Other Universities, Says Faculty Chair (August 18, NPR)

The virus isn’t going away. That’s why campuses need to reopen. (August 18, Washington Post)

Remote College Is Still More Valuable Than a Gap Year (August 18, Bloomberg)

Higher Ed's Moment of Truth (August 18, Inside Higher Ed)

‘The Low-Density University’ (August 18, Inside Higher Ed)

Coronavirus Quarantine Rules Complicate College Move-In (August 18, Wall Street Journal)

UNC-Chapel Hill pivots to remote teaching after coronavirus spreads among students during first week of class (August 17, Washington Post)

* Universities scramble to deal with coronavirus outbreaks (August 17, LA Times)

There’s never been a college year like this one. Here’s how to make the most of it. (August 17, Washington Post)

‘We’ve got to do better than this’: College students raise alarm by packing bars, avoiding masks (August 17, Washington Post)

Videos posted to social media show a mostly maskless crowd gathered for a party at off-campus housing near Georgia college (August 17, CNN)

* Less Than A Week After Starting Classes, UNC-Chapel Hill Reports 4 COVID-19 Clusters (August 16, NPR)

Oklahoma State sorority house placed in quarantine after 23 members test positive for Covid-19 (August 16, CNN)

Alabama and Auburn football players agree on this: More people should wear masks (August 16, Washington Post)

Justin Fields starts online petition as Big Ten parents question decision to postpone football (August 16, Washington Post)

As students head back to campus, US colleges try to prevent and combat Covid-19 cases (August 16, CNN)

As Colleges Move Classes Online, Families Rebel Against the Cost (August 15, New York Times)

Need A Laptop? Colleges Boost Loaner Programs Amid Pandemic (August 15, NPR)

Can Testing Students For Coronavirus Twice A Week Prevent Campus Outbreaks? (August 15, NPR)

Colleges That Keep Small Isolated Towns Vibrant Now Pose Public Health Threat (August 14, NPR)

More Tuition Cuts (August 14, Inside Higher Ed)

Christian Colleges Ask: Would God Want Us to Reopen? (August 14, Chronicle of Higher Education)

How Many Would Die on Campus? (August 13, Inside Higher Ed)

* "I can't teach when I'm dead." Professors fear COVID-19 as college campuses open. (August 13, LA Times)

What Will College Look Like in Fall 2020? (August 13, Seventeen)

Welcome to your college freshman year. It’s probably not what you envisaged. (August 13, Washington Post)

* Excitement. Fear. Resignation. Welcome to the Fall Semester.  (August 13, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Facing a Risky Fall, Students Ask: How Much Do I Trust My Classmates? (August 13, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Can Military Academies Serve As A Road Map For Reopening Colleges? (August 13, NPR)

NCAA pulls plug on all Division I fall championships except for top-tier football (August 13, Washington Post)

Don’t Make College Kids the Coronavirus Police (August 12, New York Times)

The Reality of University Without the Normal Parties, Classes or Friends (August 12, Newsweek)

* August Wave of Campus Reopening Reversals (August 12, Inside Higher Ed)

* College football’s chaos is only the beginning of our second wave of sports despair (August 12, Washington Post)

Big Ten and Pac-12 Are First Marquee Conferences to Postpone Football (August 11, New York Times)

* Should Colleges Reopen This Fall? (August 11, The Atlantic)

Some U.S. colleges stick to in-person reopening in pandemic despite doubts, pushback (August 11, Reuters)

* Nervous Freshmen, Nervous Colleges (August 10, Inside Higher Ed)

* No parties, no trips: Colleges set COVID-19 rules for fall (August 9, LA Times)

In college towns and neighborhoods, permanent residents brace for students’ return (August 9, Washington Post) 

* Cancel College (August 8, The Atlantic)

* FBS Mid-American Conference cancels fall football, casting more doubt on the 2020 season (August 8, Washington Post)

The NCAA's FCS playoffs will not happen this fall after two more conferences postpone football (August 8, CNN)

Sex, masks and parties: Can colleges actually change student behavior? (August 7, Education Dive)

* How safe is it for young adults to be at college during a pandemic? (August 7, LA Times)

College dining will look completely different this fall (August 7, CNN)

Everyone Deserves a Safe Option for Fall (August 7, Inside Higher Ed)

* California colleges to reopen with a ton of restrictions, limited dorms, online classes (August 7, LA Times)

* Mitch Daniels Has Not Changed His Mind (August 7, Chronicle of Higher Education)

* Raucous parties, young adults fueling California's COVID-19 crisis (August 6, LA Times)

* California colleges in last-minute scramble to open without state guidance (August 6, LA Times)

More Than 400,000 Students Leave Their States for College. Here’s How They Could Carry Covid-19 With Them. (August 6, Chronicle of Higher Education)

* Decision Time for Athletics (August 6, Inside Higher Ed)

College quarantine mandates present challenges for students (August 5, Education Dive)

Faculty Discontent Over In-Person Fall Semester Grows (August 5, Diverse Education)

* Don't Blame Colleges for the Coming Fall Debacle (August 5, Chronicle of Higher Ed)

‘The kids will forget’: Custodians, housekeepers and other support staff brace for college reopenings (August 4, Washington Post)

College faculty's criticism grows over cuts, reopening (August 4, Education Dive)

College Reopening Plans Include How Many Coronavirus Cases Would Close Them Again (August 4, Wall Street Journal)

Colleges Seek Waivers From Risk-Taking Students (August 3, Inside Higher Ed)

Study Recommends Testing Every 2 Days (August 3, Inside Higher Ed)

As Safety Concerns Mount, Many Colleges Hold Fast to Reopening Plans (August 3, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Presidents Say Fall Semester Might Not Be So Bad. They Still Plan Cuts, Just in Case. (August 3, Chronicle of Higher Education)

* Covid Tests and Quarantines: Colleges Brace for an Uncertain Fall (August 2, New York Times)

How to Go to College During a Pandemic (August 1, New York Times)

* In Ultra-Wealthy Greenwich, Teen Parties Lead to Jump in Virus Cases (July 31, New York Times)

Tide Turns on Fall Reopenings (July 31, Inside Higher Ed)

Division I Athletics Officials Report COVID-19 Spread (July 31, Inside Higher Ed)

Faculty push back on how colleges are planning for the fall (July 31, Education Dive)

Colleges Lease Hotel Rooms for Students (July 31, Inside Higher Ed)

Looking for the Remote (July 31, Inside Higher Ed)

Discount, freeze or increase? How universities are handling tuition this fall. (July 31, Washington Post)

* COVID-19 outbreak at USC fraternity row; at least 40 infected (July 30, LA Times)

More Than 6,600 Coronavirus Cases Have Been Linked to U.S. Colleges (July 29, New York Times)

'The virus beat us': Colleges are increasingly going online for fall 2020 semester as COVID-19 cases rise (July 29, USA Today)

‘It will be painful for colleges and also painful for students’: Plans to bring back students get derailed by COVID-19 surge (July 29, MarketWatch)

Undergraduates approach new school year with hope — and uncertainty (July 29, Washington Post)

Tuition reductions take off as coronavirus shapes colleges' fall plans (July 29, Education Dive)

Students Ready to Return to College, Report Finds (July 29, Inside Higher Ed)

Back-to-College Plans Devolve Into a Jumble of Fast-Changing Rules (July 28, Wall Street Journal)

* The Bad Science of Reopening (July 28, Chronicle of Higher Education)

As Students Flock to Gap-Year Programs, College Enrollments Could Suffer (July 28, Chronicle of Higher Education)

In Ames, Iowa, a College Town Is Thirsty for Its Students to Return (July 27, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Every Faculty Member on This Campus Can Teach Outside (July 27, Chronicle of Higher Education)

* Stay or Leave? (July 27, Inside Higher Ed)

Colleges Plan for Virus Testing, but Strategies Vary Widely (July 26, US News)

* Rebates and Reversals (July 24, Inside Higher Ed)

Students Are Spreading Covid-19 Off Campus. Here’s How Colleges Can Stop It. (July 23, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Athletic Seasons Are Canceled. Student Activities Are Virtual. But at Some Colleges, Fees Won’t Change. (July 23, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Colleges Tilt Toward Online Openings (July 23, Inside Higher Ed)

Colleges Spent Months Planning For Fall, But A COVID-19 Surge Is Changing Everything (July 22, NPR)

‘Ground Zero’ for Spreading Coronavirus (July 22, Inside Higher Ed)

Colleges Are Getting Ready to Blame Their Students (July 21, The Atlantic)

The 'Half-Campus' Model (July 21, Inside Higher Ed)

California colleges, fearing enrollment loss this fall, are trying hard to bond with students this summer (July 21, EdSource)

What's Next: 3 ways college campuses will look different this fall (July 21, Education Dive)

Colleges Hoped for an In-Person Fall. Now the Dream Is Crumbling. (July 20, Chronicle of Higher Education)

On some college campuses, a new fall rite: coronavirus testing (July 20, Washington Post)

Why some colleges embraced a virtual fall sooner than others (July 20, Education Dive)

Despite pandemic, young bar patrons say they want to keep on partying (July 18, Washington Post)

Older Children Spread the Coronavirus Just as Much as Adults, Large Study Finds (July 18, New York Times)

NCAA head warns coronavirus rates going in ‘wrong direction’ as new guidelines are issued (July 17, Washington Post)

Canceling the College-Football Season Isn’t Enough (July 17, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Contracts, masks and apps: Colleges set new rules for campus life (July 17, Education Dive)

NYU professor Scott Galloway predicts hundreds of universities will shutter, possibly for good, if they reopen in the fall (July 17, Business Insider)

What happens when colleges welcome people to campus and someone becomes ill? (July 17, Washington Post)

Plexiglass Won’t Save Us (July 16, Chronicle of Higher Education)

This May Be the Worst Season of Summer Melt in Memory. Here’s How Some Colleges Are Fighting It. (July 16, Chronicle of Higher Education)

Why you should take a gap year during the COVID-19 pandemic (July 16, LA Times)

After Cruise Ships and Nursing Homes, Will Universities Be the Next COVID-19 Tinderboxes? (July 16, Time)

* Stay Apart or Stay Home (July 15, Inside Higher Ed)

Universities’ Plan to Test Students for Covid-19 to Increase Demand on Testing Capacity (July 15, Wall Street Journal)

They Snuck Off on Spring Break in the Middle of the Pandemic. Then the Internet Sleuths Found Them. (JUly 14, Cosmopolitan)

Coronavirus Outbreaks Linked to Fraternity Houses Are a Warning for College Campuses (July 13, Time)

* Survey: College leaders fear students won't follow social distancing guidelines (July 13, Education Dive)

Colleges Face a No-Win Dilemma: To Cut or Not to Cut Tuition? (July 13, Chronicle of Higher Education)

With Robot Deliveries and Outdoor Tents, Campus Dining Will Be Very Different (July 13, New York Times)

43 coronavirus cases tied to party in Ann Arbor area (July 13, SF Gate)

* Athletic Adjustments (July 13, Inside Higher Ed)

The Truth About What Happens Next for Colleges (July 12, The Atlantic)

* What About Sports? (July 12, Inside Higher Ed)

* Frat Parties. Dorms. Dining Halls.  Here’s How College Campuses Are Trying To Stop Coronavirus Outbreaks This Fall. (July 11, BuzzFeed)

What Do College Students Think of Their Schools’ Reopening Plans? (July 11, The New Yorker)

Coronavirus is spreading in fraternity houses, raising concerns for campuses opening this fall (July 11, Washington Post)

Tech to contain coronavirus on college campuses sparks fresh privacy concerns (July 10, Washington Post)

Should Students Be Required to Be Vaccinated? (July 10, Inside Higher Ed)

Ivy League Is the First to Suspend Its Football Season.  Who’s Next? (July 9, Slate)

* Fraternity parties lead to 47 new coronavirus cases at UC Berkeley (July 8, SF Chronicle)

College Sports Falling Victim To Coronavirus And Financial Stresses (July 8, NPR)

Coronavirus: How the pandemic is changing fraternities and sororities (July 7, BBC)

College students are preparing to return to campus in the fall.  Is it worth it? (July 6, NBC News)

* Are Those Deciding To Reopen Campuses In The Fall, Facing The Same Risks As Everyone Else? (July 6, Inside Higher Ed)

* Colleges Block Housing Refunds Due To Coronavirus (July 6, Forbes)

Colleges Plan to Reopen Campuses, but for Just Some Students at a Time (July 6, The New York Times)

* The Coming Fall Crisis (July 5, Inside Higher Education)

Colleges Face Rising Revolt by Professors (July 3, The New York Times)

117 Fraternity Residents at the University of Washington Reportedly Test Positive for COVID-19 (July 3, Time)

The Young Cut Loose in Myrtle Beach. The Virus Followed Them Home.  (July 2, The New York Times)

All Eyes on Bars as Virus Surges and Americans Go Drinking (July 2, The New York Times)

As coronavirus cases rise, governors warn the college football season could be in danger (July 2, The Washington Post)

Texas ‘Pong Fest’ Exposed 300 Teens To COVID-19, Officials Say (July 2, HuffPost)

More Infections From an Online Semester? (July 1, Inside Higher Ed)

CDC says colleges should not give covid-19 tests to everybody returning to campus this fall.  Here’s why. (July 1, Washington Post)

As young people drive infection spikes, college faculty members fight for the right to teach remotely (July 1, The Washington Post)

Mounting Faculty Concerns About the Fall Semester (June 30, Inside Higher Ed)

Housekeepers and custodians, fearful as campuses reopen, demand more protection from their schools (June 30, The Washington Post)

* 88 People Got Sick With The Coronavirus From One Bar Reopening In Michigan (June 29, BuzzFeed)

* College Is Worth It, But Campus Isn't (June 29, The New York Times)

* How To Get A Big Break On The Cost Of College: Just Ask (June 29, The Wall Street Journal)

* Presidents' Growing Worry? Perceived Value Of College (June 29, Inside Higher Ed)

* Lurching Toward Fall, Disaster On the Horizon (June 28, Inside Higher Ed)

* "We Could Be Feeling This For The Next Decade": Virus Hits College Towns (June 28, The New York Times)

* This College Is Tiny And Isolated. For Some Students During The Pandemic, That Sounds Perfect (June 28, The Washington Post)

* Coronavirus Limbo: College Students Are Angry and Anxious As They Await News About the Fall (June 27, The Washington Post)

* As Universities Plan For Students' Return Amid Coronavirus, Some Schools Worry About Risky Culture (June 26, ABC News)

* Cases In Younger People Fuel California's Coronavirus Spike (June 26, Los Angeles Times)

* Campus Plans For Fall Evolve (June 25, Inside higher Ed)

* At One Flagship, Coronavirus Cases Surge Even In The Midst of Summer (June 24, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

* How A Spring Break Trip To Mexico Triggered A Coronavirus Outbreak Among 60 Texas College Students (June 24, The Washington Post)

Parties - Not Protests - Are Causing Spikes in Coronavirus (June 24, NPR)

* A Day In The Life Of A Remote Undergraduate Student, Fall 2020 (June 24, Inside Higher Ed)

* Colleges Spend Millions To Prepare To Open Amid Coronavirus (June 24, The Wall Street Journal)

Sex, Social Distancing, and the Fall Semester (June 22, Inside Higher Ed)

* Some Colleges Say No To Housing Refunds This Fall (June 22, Education Dive)

* Whom To Test And How To Pay For it (June 22, Inside Higher Ed)

* Why Some State Universities Are Seeing An Influx (June 22, The New York Times)

Simulating COVID Spread In College Setting (June 22, Inside Higher Ed)

College Football Hit By Coronavirus (June 22, Inside Higher Ed)

* Mississippi Coronavirus Outbreak Linked to Summer Frat Parties (June 19, Newsweek)

* Dozens Of Football Players Test Positive For Covid-19, Giving Colleges A Possible Preview Of Fall (June 19, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

* What Covid-19 Computer Models Are Telling Colleges About the Fall (June 19, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

The Great Reopening Debate (June 18, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

A Fall Enrollment Disaster?  Early Signs Say, Not Everywhere (June 17, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

From Dorm Living To Classes, Here's How College Will Be Different This Fall (June 16, CNBC)

68% Of Parents Are Worried About Paying For College Amid COVID--19 (June 16, CNBC)

Endangered: Large University Lecture Hall Classes (June 16, EdSource)

Colleges Say They Can Reopen Safely.  But Will Students Follow The Rules?  (June 16, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

Expecting Students To Play It Safe If Colleges Reopen Is a Fantasy (June 15, The New York Times)

Can Faculty Be Forced Back On Campus? (June 15, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

* Public Research Universities' OK Year On Admissions (June 15, Inside Higher Ed)

* In Some States This Fall, Masks At Public Colleges Will Be "Encouraged" But Not Required (June 13, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

* The Question of Living Spaces (June 12, Inside Higher Ed)

* What Students Didn’t Do (June 12, Inside Higher Ed)

* Masks Required and Fewer Parties (Allegedly): What College Will Look Like This Fall (June 11, Inside Higher Ed)

* Fall Comes Into View (June 9, Inside Higher Ed)

* A Mixed and Uncertain Admissions Year (June 8, Inside Higher Ed)

* The Looming Financial Fallout (June 8, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

* Behavior Pledges, Empty Stadiums, and Widespread Testing (June 8, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

* Why Colleges’ Plans for the Fall Are “Like Nailing Jell-O To The Wall” (June 7, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

* Amid Virus, Students Look To Colleges Closer To Home (June 6, Washington Post)

* Colleges’ Plans To Reopen Rely on Two Tools: Testing and Contact Tracing. Will They Work? (June 5, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

* More Than Half Of College Students Probably Can’t Afford College Due To COVID-19 (June 4, CNBC)

* What Will College Be Like in the Fall? (June 3, The New York Times)

* In the Rush To Bring Students To Campus, Professors Ask: What About Us? (June 2, The Washington Post)

* How Colleges Can Keep the Coronavirus Off Campus (June 1, The New York Times)

* It’s College Decision Day - Here’s Where Students Stand (June 1, CNBC)

* Why the Fall Will Be a Liability Minefield (May 29, The Chronicle of Higher Education)

* Gap Years and Delayed Enrollment May Be Concern (May 29, Inside Higher Ed)

* Home By Thanksgiving: An Emerging Strategy To Reopen College Campuses in the Fall (May 29, The Washington Post)

* While Focus Is On Fall, Students’ Choices About College Will Have A Far Longer Impact (May 29, The Hechinger Report)

* The Key Issue Isn’t Whether Colleges Should Open In The Fall, But How To Do It Safely (May 28, Inside Higher Ed)

* Picking A College For the Fall? Here’s How To Decide For An Unknown Future (May 26, NPR)

* What Students Want This Fall (May 26, Inside Higher Ed)

* College Students: Take A Gap Year, But Use It To Make A Difference (May 26, The New York Times)

* College Presidents Say Fall Reopening Likely (May 26, Inside Higher Ed)

* Does Anthony Fauci Think Colleges Should Reopen? We Asked Him (May 22, Chronicle of Higher Education)