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Will More U.S. Colleges And Universities Require COVID-19 Vaccinations For Students This Fall?

A July 1, 2019, file photo of Rutgers University-Camden in Camden, N.J. Rutgers University says it will require that all students be vaccinated for the coronavirus before arriving for classes in the fall of 2021.

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Will More U.S. Colleges And Universities Require COVID-19 Vaccinations For Students This Fall?

As more states move to make all adults eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, Rutgers University is requiring all students to get vaccinated before arriving on campus in the fall. Now, Illinois State University and other public higher education institutions across the state want to follow suit.

Reset discusses what this means for college campuses, and how schools and students have been navigating the pandemic at large.

GUESTS: Elissa Nadworny, NPR education reporter

Robert Jones, chancellor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Alex Chun, sophomore at Northwestern University

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