Marywood University Confirms Plan to Return to In-Person Classes for Fall 2021

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Marywood University has confirmed its plan to return to in-person classes for the fall 2021 semester. Structured with the goal of keeping the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff paramount, the in-person plan was developed by Sister Mary Persico, IHM, Ed.D., Marywood University president, in collaboration with a team of experts from across the University.

Sister Mary Persico, said, “We’ve been looking forward to a return to normalcy since the beginning of the pandemic. While our foremost concerns have always been, and continue to be, the health, safety, and welfare of our students, faculty, and staff, we are excited to return to in-person classes for the 2021-2022 academic year. Our plans are made possible as a result of the continuing cooperation of our campus community.”

Marywood’s overall goal is to provide the best in-person experience possible. If the situation changes, the University is prepared to make whatever adjustments are necessary to keep students, faculty, and staff safe.

Marywood University’s fall semester classes begin on Monday, August 23, 2021. For additional information, please visit, or call the Office of Admissions at (570) 348-6234. While vaccinations will not be required for students to attend classes, the University strongly encourages students to vaccinate against Covid-19 and to continue to follow CDC guidelines. For questions, please visit, or call Marywood University, at (570) 348-6211.