However, UC-Berkeley will close its dorms for winter break to help reduce the use of energy, according to the university’s website. Most students cannot stay in their dorm rooms during winter break and aren’t allowed to come back until January 14. 

“Due to a rise in statewide COVID-19 cases, a Regional Stay Home Order was announced and will last through Jan. 4th, 2021. It prohibits private gatherings of any size (indoors or out), many types of operations except for critical infrastructure and retail, and requires 100% masking and physical distancing,” the email states.



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