Washtenaw County
Washtenaw County Health Department /

If trends hold true, it is likely there will be an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases as students return to the University of Michigan and other schools in Washtenaw County.  Still, there are so many variables, it is hard to determine short and longer-term outcomes.  WEMU's David Fair discussed the latest information with Washtenaw County Health Department spokesperson Susan Cerniglia. 

James Smith
Eastern Michigan University /

Back to school plans continue to evolve due to our global health crisis with Eastern Michigan University making some last minute changes for the fall semester announced Monday, August 24th.

WEMU's Lisa Barry talked with EMU president Dr. James Smith, who details the changes and the impact on students and faculty.

University of Michigan

Student move-in days kicks off Monday at the University of Michigan.  But as expected, it will be different because of COVID-19.  

Move-In Days In Full Force At EMU And U-M

Aug 30, 2019
Jorge Avellan / WEMU

Thousands of college students moved into their dorms this week in Washtenaw County.  89.1 WEMU's Jorge Avellan stopped by Eastern Michigan University and the University of Michigan as many of the students experienced this special moment in their lives with family members. 

Central Campus

Student move-in begins at 6 a.m. Aug 29 and ends at 10 p.m. Aug 31. During that time, the following roads will be affected: