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AMHERST (CBS) – UMass Amherst is planning for a return to normal this fall.

The university is preparing for in-person classes and residence halls at full capacity when the new school year begins. That means about 13,000 students will be living on campus.

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“When our community returns to campus in September, we plan to offer students a full college experience,” the school said in its announcement Thursday.

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UMass Amherst has not decided yet if students will be required to have a COVID-19 vaccination before they return.

On campus tours will also return later this month, beginning April 20.

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