BC will not allow spectators at football games in September. It will decide its attendance policy for the rest of the season at a later date.
The Margot Connell Recreation Center will reopen to a limited capacity on Aug. 24. Individuals will have to make reservations in order to use the facility.
Boston College conducted its first day of COVID-19 testing on Monday in Conte Forum, administering 2,277 tests to faculty, staff, and students, according to a letter sent to the BC community on Tuesday.
Boston College was unable to complete testing for the CoVerified app, which it had planned to use to schedule COVID-19 testing appointments, in time for students’ arrival on campus.
With the fall semester just weeks away, several colleges and universities in Massachusetts have recently reversed course. BC will reopen as planned.
Roughly 60 percent of courses will be offered in person on Boston College’s campus this fall, according to a letter sent to the University community on Monday.
The FACES Council hosted a Zoom event in which BC faculty discussed institutional racism and anti-racism techniques for the classroom. Over 100 attended.
BC students will not have to quarantine for two weeks upon their arrival in Massachusetts if they receive a negative COVID-19 test result within three days of their return or test negatively when they arrive on campus.
A new study originally published in the Journal of Sport Management named the Yawkey Athletics Center at Boston College as one of 18 athletic facilities in the United States with ties to “honorees with questionable racist pasts.”
Administrator’s Email Criticized For Minimizing Student’s Concerns Over Returning to BC During Pandemic
A Boston College administrator’s email to a student was criticized last week by students on social media for minimizing a student’s concerns about traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic as the student inquired about taking online classes.