After months of being closed due to mandatory isolation measures, colleges across the world prepare to welcome students to campus once again as fall semester approaches.

However, the virus has not yet been defeated, and this comes with considerable risk for universities entering the new normal–especially as there is a chance of a resurgence of COVID-19 at the end of the fall.

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As a result, universities are exploring a variety of new processes to support admissions, course delivery, and examination in order to minimize risk. Technology will play a key role in how colleges deliver their courses in the months ahead.

Here’s how universities can leverage technological solutions to adapt to these new circumstances while maintaining efficiency and improving student experience.

Take the admissions process 100 percent online

The worst of the pandemic might have passed, but universities must still take precautions and minimize unnecessary social contact during the admissions process. By allowing applicants to complete assessments and interviews online, colleges can minimize health risks by reducing the number of people on campus.

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Sanjoe Jose is CEO of Talview. Sanjoe is passionate about building technologies that help make hiring faster and easier. Talview is working on cutting-edge AI technology that accelerates the speed of hiring since 2012. Sanjoe is also a well-known speaker in HR Technology, especially in using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning-based tools in building world-class teams in organizations.