Georgetown University will require its students to continue wearing masks during in-class instruction this fall amid lingering cases of COVID-19 and nationwide monkeypox outbreaks.
The school said Wednesday that the mask mandate applies to students in classrooms and teaching laboratories and does not apply to “informal gatherings” at places such as libraries and study spaces. Students heading into the third fall term since the pandemic must mask up on university-sponsored public transportation and in university health care facilities.
Unless they have an authorized medical or religious exemption, students, faculty, staff, and visitors to Georgetown also must have received a primary series of COVID-19 vaccinations.
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