UC Berkeley loses $30M due to limited housing, dining amid COVID-19 pandemic

An empty dormitory court yard as a tall building looms above.
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Stett Holbrook, a spokesperson for the UC Office of the President, said as of Aug. 31, UC campuses have lost more than $387.7 million after offering refunds for housing and dining to students who chose to leave campus last spring and limiting summer housing.

The limiting of campus housing and dining options due to the COVID-19 pandemic has led to millions of dollars in losses for UC Berkeley.
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