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.
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.
BC will establish a state-certified lab on campus to analyze 200 to 300 samples daily and is securing equipment to analyze test results within one hour.
Boston College confirmed in a recent update that it is increasing tuition for the upcoming school year. The letter, which was sent to students’ parents, also noted that the University plans to be flexible with its academic calendar for the fall semester and provided more details regarding recreational activities and classroom and library use.
BC released a letter on Monday with more information on how testing and contact tracing will be conducted in the fall and giving a more detailed look at the plan for a mix of online and in-person course instruction.
Vice President for Student Affairs Joy Moore sent a letter to Boston College students and parents on Monday with more details for the fall semester.
A group of college presidents in Massachusetts submitted a “framework for reopening colleges and universities” to Governor Charlie Baker’s Reopening Advisory Board.