It is critical that everyone continue to follow the letter and spirit of all health and safety protocols and University and public health policies and guidelines. These protocols, policies and guidelines have been established to help maintain the health and safety of the entire Boston College community, and allow for the continuation of on-campus learning and engagement in formative experiences.  

Health and Safety Protocols


 

General Expectations

Residence Hall Expectations

Off Campus/Massachusetts Expectations

Recent Conduct Communications

  • Students are expected to comply with all University policies and directives regarding health and safety requirements related to COVID-19 (i.e. surveillance testing, isolation protocols, daily symptom monitoring, vaccine requirements, and others).
  • The University may need to modify policies and procedures because of changing conditions and guidance from local, state, and federal officials.
  • Students are expected to read and comply with all University communication related to COVID-19. Students must check their BC email accounts regularly for updates.
  • Violations may result in a Housing Suspension or University Suspension.

Student Code of Conduct

  • Residential students must follow the Conditions for Residecy-COVID-19 Addendum.
  • All non-Boston College guests must provide proof of vaccination through the guest registration process. 
  • For guest limits, see the chart below. 
  • Violations may result in a Housing Suspension or University Suspension.
  • All non-Boston College guests must be vaccinated and registered at bc.edu/check prior to entering the residence halls. 

Office of Residential Life

  • Students are expected to stay up to date and comply with all Massachusetts Regulations regarding COVID-19. 
  • The Massachusetts State of Emergency was terminated on June 15, 2021, but could be redeclared depending on the status of the pandemic. 
  • Violations may result in a Housing Suspension or University Suspension.
  • As of August 27, the City of Boston requires all people over age two to wear a mask or face covering whenever they are indoors at a place that is open to the public.

Massachusetts Covid-19 State of Emergency


 

Guest Policy Guidelines

2021-2022 Conditions for Residency

Traditional Residence Halls                                                              

Including 66 Comm. Ave, Cheverus, Claver, Chshing, Duchesne, Fenwick, Fitzpatrick, Gonzaga, Greycliff, Hardey, Keves, Koska, Loyola, Medeiros, Roncalli, Shaw, Welch, Williams, Xavier          

 

Total Number of People Allowed in the Residential Unit, including residents*

Single Rooms 3 People
Double Rooms 6 People
Triple Rooms 9 People
Quad Rooms 12 People

Apartment Style Housing                                                            

Including Gabelli, Ignacio, Mods, Rubenstein, Thomas More Apartments, Voute, Reservoir Apartments                                                    

 

Total Number of People in the Residential Unit, including residents*

2 Person Apartment 10 People
3 Person Apartment 15 People
4 Person Apartment 20 People
6 Person Apartment 24 People

Suite Style Housing                                                            

Including Stayer, 90 STM, Vanderslice, and Walsh                                                    

 

Total Number of People Allowed in the Residential Unit, including residents*

2 Person Suites 10 People
4  Person Suites 20 People
6 Person Suites 24 People
7 Person Suites 24 People
8 Person Suites 24 People
9 Person Suites 24 People

*Each residential unit includes all rooms within a given unit (i.e., in room bathrooms, living rooms, bedrooms, kitchens, closets, etc.)

Non Boston College student guests need to be registered through the guest registration process.