Campus Update Thursday March 26, 2020

  • There were no new reported cases of COVID-19 among students, faculty, or staff on or off campus today.

  • As previously reported, two BC students living on campus are in isolation and recovering in a designated area of the Thomas More Apartments on Lower Campus.  

  • The number of reported positive cases of grad and undergrad students off campus or at home who have tested positive for COVID-19 is 34.  BC students should contact University Health Services to report positive test results. Employees should contact Human Resources.

  • The Office of the Provost has announced that there will be no change in the academic calendar for this semester. Online classes will not be held on Holy Thursday (April 9), Good Friday (April 10), or Easter Monday (April 13--other than those classes beginning after 4 pm), or on Patriot’s Day (April 20).

  •  Approximately 350 students remain on campus.

  • BC Dining Services continues to serve food to go for all remaining students. View dining hours of operation.

  • All on-campus community members are required to continue practicing social distancing of at least 6 feet.

  • Room and board reimbursements for students who left campus in March and returned home were credited to student accounts by Wednesday March 25.

  • Mail Services update:

a. Student package centers have been consolidated to McElroy.  Students can retrieve all packages there. Packages received for students no longer on campus will be rerouted to their homes.

b. First class mail will be forwarded to students’ homes provided they have filed a change of address with BC Mail Services.

  • St. Mary’s Chapel on the Chestnut Hill Campus remains open Monday through Friday from 9-5 for private prayer.  The traditional 10 p.m. Candlelight Mass is being celebrated virtually Monday through Thursday at 10 pm. Registration can be accessed via