In this Oct. 22, 2020, photo, students enter the Jesse Owens North Recreation Center at Ohio State University for COVID-19 testing.

The start of a new semester provides syllabi and textbooks and new training course schedules.

And if you are a higher education scholar in 2021, you can toss test tubes and biohazard luggage into the combine.

As college students return to Ohio university campuses later on this thirty day period and over and above, the identical coronavirus security precautions in location last fall will be in position the moment again, as effectively as some new kinds. 

In addition to pushing back again the commence of the spring semester and beginning classes virtually to reduce the distribute of COVID-19, a amount of Ohio higher education campuses will exam pupils for the virus upon their return to campus, or call for a negative check ahead of time. 

COVID-19 security actions, necessities for college students

Ohio State, Ohio College, Bowling Green State University and Kent State University are among the the higher schooling establishments sending COVID-19 assessments kits for residential pupils to full at property in advance of they return to campus. Ohio State also is necessitating the at-household checks for students living in Greek housing.