NMSU planning on reopening in the Fall if COVID-19 slows

Local
nmsu_new_logo_1444319258437.jpg

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico (KTSM) – New Mexico State University has no plans to reopen its campus until the Fall semester, according to NMSU president Dr. John Floros.

On Thursday, NMSU held a town hall to answer questions and address concerns that people had about the future.

During the meeting, officials said that they’re planning to reopen in the Fall, but said that could change depending on what health experts say. Social distancing guidelines would still remain intact if students were to return.

Officials also said they are also considering installing plexiglass windows in areas where social distancing could not be practiced.

Commencement would still be held virtually in May and for those who wish to walk on the stage will be able to in December.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

KTSM Video Center

Family's search for missing woman's body grows desperate in days ahead of trial

El Pasoans honor flag in Red, White, and Blue parade

El Pasoans remember the life of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Firefighters responding to fire near Ysleta High School

September 20 Borderland COVID Update

More young El Pasoans expected to be working at the polls this November

More El Paso News
Advertise with KTSM 9 Link