The college will reevaluate at … Brown announced Thursday. Boston University Commencement 2020. Boston College COVID-19 outbreak worries epidemiologists, students, community By Laura Krantz , Bob Hohler and Deirdre Fernandes Globe Staff, Updated September 11, 2020… Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency on March 10. Dear Members of the Boston University Class of 2020 and Families, I know all of you–our graduating seniors and those who will graduate from our master’s and doctoral programs as well as your families–are wondering how … Local universities and colleges are halting in-person classes, restricting large gatherings, and even telling students to move out of dorms amid the spread of the coronavirus illness Covid-19. BOSTON (AP) — Colleges across the U.S. have begun canceling and curtailing graduation amid fears that the coronavirus pandemic will stretch into spring. ... 2020. With a heavy heart and sadness, Bay State College has decided to amend the 74th Commencement Ceremony that was scheduled for June 29, 2020. Olin College Students Hold ‘Fauxmencement’ Amidst Coronavirus-Caused Cancellations By Harmeet Kaur, CNN March 14, 2020 at 5:15 pm Filed Under: CNN , Coronavirus , Olin College of Engineering Boston University is postponing its 147th Commencement and related events, originally scheduled for May 14 to 17, 2020, to either late August or early fall, bowing to safety needs amid the coronavirus pandemic, President Robert A. ... Boston College. Tufts Visitor (and Meeting) Policy: On August 19, the university posted its Visitor and Meeting policy. Boston College is starting coronavirus testing on campus as students prepare to return for the next semester. The university’s goal is the reduction of the overall number of people on campus to minimize the risk of transmission of the virus and protect faculty, staff, and students from unnecessary exposure to COVID-19. The COVID-19 pandemic in Massachusetts is part of an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.The first confirmed case was reported on February 1, 2020, and the number of cases began increasing rapidly on March 5. Commencement on May 17 has not been changed, but administration will monitor the situation in cases changes are required later. Twenty Boston College students have tested positive for coronavirus — the vast majority of whom had returned from traveling abroad, according to the college’s president, William P. Leahy.