UNM students ‘nervous’, ‘excited’ for start of fall semester

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – UNM students and staff kicked off fall semester Monday with new COVID-19 guidelines in place.

Students, faculty and staff will be required to get vaccinated by Sept. 30 or undergo weekly testing. Vaccination documents will be submitted online at www.unm.edu. Masks are also required indoors, regardless of vaccination status.

Students reported being somewhat nervous but also excited and comfortable with the upcoming school year:

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At the UNM Student Union Building, free vaccinations will be offered between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. this week until Friday.

Brianna Wilson spoke with UNM’s student government president Greg Romero Monday morning:

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