University Update March 3, 2020

Boston College Closes Study Abroad Programs In Italy And South Korea

Following guidelines from the U.S. State Department and Centers for Disease Control, Boston College has closed its study abroad programs in Italy and South Korea, and has advised all affected BC students to return to the United States as soon as possible.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health recommends that returning travelers from China, Italy, and South Korea self-quarantine at home for 14 days. 

We are in the process of reviewing options for continuing studies online. Details will be shared as soon as they are available at

For additional information, contact the Office of International Programs.