CHICAGO (CBS) — Loyola University is planning a full return to full in-person learning in the fall.

Dorms will also be open.

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The Loyola Phoenix student newspaper quoted a Tuesday email to the campus community: “We are happy to announce our plan to return fully to our Chicagoland campuses in fall 2021 with in-person classes and residence hall occupancy. This decision was based on the best available data and intelligence, and with the health, safety, and overall wellness of our community in mind.”

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School officials said they are confident with cases decreasing and the increase in the vaccine supply, that they can reopen safely.

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Loyola’s Chicago area campuses have been open with limitations this school year, and the university decided not to reopen the dorms back in the fall.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff