COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJZ) — With the promise of multiple COVID-19 vaccines and widespread inoculation against the virus, the University of Maryland College Park is planning to have students back on campus for the upcoming fall semester.

Classes designed for in-person teaching are expected to be held, officials said, though some may continue to be held virtually.

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“Though we cannot forecast with certainty, we expect that the majority of our campus community will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine before the beginning of the fall semester,” UMD President Darryll Pines said in a statement Thursday.

Pines said the university has not yet gotten a supply of vaccines but will notify the campus community when it does and how they will be distributed.

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CBS Baltimore Staff