Starting next week, the University of Connecticut will no longer require masks to be worn in classes.
Mask wearing on campus is still "recommended and encouraged" by the university, and those who wish to wear masks in either a classroom or any campus space may continue to do so, school officials said in the email.
Faculty may also request that their students wear a mask in their classroom, however students are not obligated to do so.
Masks will still be required on public transportation and in healthcare settings.
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