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Students at the University of Florida could miss out on the
annual college fun known as spring break next March due to the coronavirus
pandemic – but the news may not be all that bad.
NBC affiliate WFLA-TV reports the school’s faculty senate voted by a nearly 80 percent majority to cancel the one week break, scheduled from March 6th to the 13th, and add another week to the winter break period that was originally scheduled to end on January 4th.
Administrations are expected to make a final decision in the
Officials at the school had proposed making the change after
consulting with UF Health in an effort to make the spring semester as “successful
and healthy as possible.”
If approved, the spring semester’s new start date would be January