Duke suspends ‘residential activities,’ will ship belongings to students

Durham County News

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) — Due to COVID-19, Duke University says it is suspending all residential activities for the remainder of the semester.

Duke officials are urging as many students as possible to not be on campus for the remainder of the semester and students should vacate campus as soon as possible.

Currently, more than 2,000 students have completed an online form to request to stay or access their rooms to get their belongings.

Since then, the university says the offer to let students come back on campus to retrieve their belongings has been revoked.

Instead, Duke officials are working to develop a plan to ship students their essential belongings required for continued education and safety.

Officials say all students will be advised of the next steps including retrieval of belongings, among other things.

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