The university announced in April that it will no longer hold winter commencement ceremonies starting next semester.
With in-person classes back, the transition from living alone to sharing a bedroom is presenting some challenges.
Several College Park hotels are offering students discounted long-stay packages for the fall semester.
Classes with more than 50 students will be online.
The announcement comes after the university canceled on-campus classes and study abroad programs this spring.
Some students are turning to summer classes to fill their time.
The move to an online semester means students will lose out on events, competitions and traditions.
"Going out into the city started getting harder because ... there would be protesters and police."
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