BOONE, N.C. — While many local K-12 schools begin classes in a week, some college students were returning to campus Monday.
Channel 9′s Dave Faherty visited Appalachian State, where students were able to start moving into their dorms.
Dozens of families could be seen helping students move in, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there were some safety precautions in place.
The university required masks and limited who went inside the buildings. They were only allowing one family member to go in with the students and everyone was required to wear a mask.
Three face coverings were also provided to students as part of their move-in packets.
The university said students will be required to wear masks while in hallways and common areas and only residents will be allowed into residence halls after move-in.
During move-in, Channel 9 spoke with several students who said they are both excited and a little anxious about going off to college amid a pandemic.
>> App State has also made a lot of changes in the classroom, where masks will also be required. Watch the video at the top of this webpage as Dave shows you more of what the new school year will look like for these students.
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