COLLEGE PARK, MD. (WJZ) — The University of Maryland System may require all students get vaccinated before returning to campus in the fall.

The chancellor will develop a policy after getting input from the university presidents. Despite that, he said widespread vaccination is the only way the upcoming semester will resemble pre-pandemic normal.

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Once a decision is made, it will impact thousands of students at 12 colleges, including Towson, Bowie State and the University of Maryland College Park.

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They did not give a date for a final decision.

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CBS Baltimore Staff