Twenty-seven members of UGBC signed a letter urging the administration to suspend all in-person classes in light of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Several Boston College professors have altered their course policies and schedules in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, with some changing attendance policies and others moving classes online.
Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency in Massachusetts in response to coronavirus during a press conference at the State House on Tuesday.
Boston Public Schools has canceled all domestic school-sponsored trips due to rising concerns of the coronavirus outbreak. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education relieved schools of attendance and school year requirements, allowing them to make the decision to close in response to coronavirus.
A petition circulating in the BC community calls for the school to temporarily move all classes online in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
The City of Newton has formed an Emergency Management Committee to respond to the threat of coronavirus and has a page on its website to update residents about the virus.
Newton North High School students and teachers who returned from a class trip to Italy completed their first week spent at home instead of in the classroom, as they were asked to stay out of school for two weeks.