When students returned to campus, OU’s expenses increased to provide PPE, protective barriers, COVID-19 informative signage and cleaning.
The number of students seeing CPS counselors has increased from 705 students last fall to 973 students in the first six weeks of the current Fall Semester.
Sabrina Stalder, president of the Athens Education Association, does not foresee the need for substitutes to go away any time soon.
Some students believe there will not be a spike in COVID-19 infection rates due to health precautions.
Tau Kappa Epsilon is currently a provisional chapter at Ohio University but will soon be a fully operational chapter on campus.
Jeff McCall, administrative lieutenant at the Athens Police Department, said the department will operate “business as usual” for the Homecoming parade.
As of right now, the Athens campus boasts a 72.9% vaccination rate while OU’s Southern campus has a 36.8% vaccination rate of its staff and students.