Boston College lifted its mask mandate for vaccinated individuals and rescinded all capacity limitations for on-campus classrooms, workspaces, and outdoor areas on Saturday, according to a May 28 announcement from Vice President for Human Resources David Trainor.
Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Student Affairs Michael Lochhead sent an email to students on Tuesday attributing the recent rise in COVID-19 cases at Boston College to “students letting their guard down.” If the trend continues, BC may implement further restrictions, including possibly sending students home early for the semester, the email said.
Columnist Grace Christenson asks a question that high school seniors across the country are asking themselves right now: Is Boston College a good school? Well, that depends on what you mean by good. But if we’re using the University’s coronavirus response as a measuring stick, the answer is no.
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.