Three undergraduates have tested positive for COVID-19 at Boston College since Monday out of 2,995 tests, a positivity rate of .10 percent.
The University announced that it will delay the start of the spring semester by nine days and cancel Spring Break in an email sent to members of the Boston College community on Monday.
Boston College canceled all of its study abroad programs for the Spring 2020 semester on Monday, according to an email sent to students scheduled to study abroad next semester from Office of International Programs Director Nick Gozik.
Boston College’s COVID-19 undergraduate positivity rate for the week stands at .07 percent as of the Tuesday update of the COVID-19 dashboard.
On-campus students may leave for Thanksgiving Break and not return until next semester, or they may stay in Massachusetts for the break and finish the semester on campus.
The University is expected to make a decision about Thanksgiving Break by Monday, according to an email from Vice President for Student Affairs Joy Moore. The email included a survey regarding student preferences about BC’s schedule.
As of Thursday, BC’s undergraduate positivity rate rose to .52 percent following the holiday weekend. BC is testing all undergrads this week.
The weekly COVID-19 undergraduate positivity rate at Boston College fell last week for the second week in a row, marking a new semester low.