The BC Forward site provides updates for the BC community on the 2021–2022 academic year, including announcements, letters to the community, FAQs, and other information pertaining to COVID-19 and BC’s vaccination and testing policies.

COVID-19 Testing Results

Cumulative Totals 8/16/21—9/19/21

38,192

Boston College Community Tests Performed

176

Total Positives

27,016

Undergrad Tests Performed

154

Undergrads Testing Positive

Cumulative Positivity Rate: 0.46%


 

Fall Semester Week 3, 9/13/21—9/19/21

9,786

Boston College Community Tests Performed

58

Total Positives

8,190

Undergrad Tests Performed

55

Undergrads Testing Positive

Weekly Positivity Rate: 0.59%


 

As of 9/20/21

59

Undergrads in Isolation

 

(22 in isolation housing, 37 recovering at home)

115

Total Recovered

 

(95 undergraduates)

BC Community Vaccination Rate: 99.3%

Below is a Q&A with Director of University Health Services Dr. Douglas Comeau, and Biology Department Chair and virologist Welkin Johnson, which provides an update on BC’s campus vaccination rates, and latest plans for addressing COVID-19 during the fall semester.

UGBC Welcome Message, Fall 2021

Dr. Comeau Message on Vaccination Safety

COVID-19 Testing

All testing is by invitation only. Appointments are not required.

About COVID-19 Testing at BC