College staff who work with students and understand their needs are key.
Federal stimulus dollars could help but officials warn of further revenue declines.
Worried about finances and health, some high school seniors are deciding to stay closer to home for college.
CSU officials say their action does not mean testing is permanently dropped as an admissions requirement. Grade point averages will take on more weight.
Exams will include high-tech proctoring to discourage cheating. UC temporarily has dropped the tests as admissions requirements.
An unsung handful of employees at each UC campus facilitated the rapid transition to online instruction.
Despite health crisis, students still want to earn college credit with good AP scores. Anti-cheating measures will be enforced for at-home tests scheduled in May.
The federal stimulus bill will pump $1.7 billion to California’s colleges and universities to cope with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. At least half of that money will go directly to students.
ACT and SAT are better measures of college readiness than state tests, proponents say.
Accepted applicants are given an extra month, until June 1, to make deposits. Other CSU campuses may follow. UC is sticking with a May 1 deadline.
The health crisis has high school seniors worried about college enrollment deadlines. Other concerns rise about grades and financial aid. Colleges promise some flexibility.
Cal Maritime and UC Merced were the final holdouts in the CSU and UC systems but now say they will move most or all courses online.
Most colleges and universities will refund housing and dining plans but not tuition; they say online classes worth the costs.
From San Diego to Humboldt, colleges throughout California are suspending in-person classes in response to the threat of coronavirus.
Colleges and universities are cancelling in-person classes across the state.