Boston College will enforce a guest limit in residence halls and continue asymptomatic surveillance testing during the fall semester, according to an email sent to BC students on Thursday.
Massachusetts to Lift COVID-19 Restrictions on May 29
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts will lift all industry COVID-19 restrictions and capacity limits on May 29, Governor Charlie Baker announced on Monday. Gathering limits will be rescinded and all businesses can operate without restrictions, according to the Commonwealth’s website.
Commencement Policy Updated to Allow Two Guests
Boston College will allow two guests per undergraduate at the Class of 2021 Commencement and school diploma ceremonies on May 24, as well as at the Baccalaureate Mass the day before.
BC Reports Second Lowest Number of Undergrad Cases of COVID-19 This Semester
Boston College reported 20 undergraduate cases of COVID-19 out of 9,216 undergraduate tests last week, a positivity rate of 0.22 percent, according to the University’s COVID-19 dashboard.
Governor Baker Outlines Remainder of Massachusetts Reopening Timeline
Face coverings will no longer be required outside where social distancing is possible beginning on Friday, and restrictions on all businesses, including capacity limits, will be lifted on Aug. 1, Governor Charlie Baker announced on Tuesday.
BC To Require Vaccinations For Fall Semester, Will Administer Doses Starting Monday
Boston College will require members of the BC community on campus next fall to be vaccinated by the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year, according to a letter sent to the BC community on Friday.
COVID-19 Cases Down, Change in Quarantine Procedures
Boston College reported 23 undergraduate cases of COVID-19 out of 9,656 tests last week, a positivity rate of .24 percent, according to the University’s COVID-19 dashboard.
BC Surpasses 1,000 Undergrad Cases of COVID-19
Boston College reported 33 undergraduate cases of COVID-19 out of 13,654 tests this past week, a positivity rate of .24 percent, according to the University’s COVID-19 dashboard.
“It’s the Best it Can Be”: Boston Students Navigate College During a Pandemic
Since returning to campus in the fall, Boston College students have grown accustomed to COVID-19 testing, social distancing, and contact tracing. These new measures have created a unique BC experience, but changes to college life are all too familiar to students throughout the Boston area.
Mass. Residents Over 16 to Be Eligible for Vaccine Starting April 19
The general public, including all residents 16 years and older, will be eligible to receive the vaccine in Massachusetts on April 19, according to Governor Charlie Baker’s announcement on Wednesday.