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—10/17/21

79,192

Boston College Community Tests Performed

262

Total Positives

61,148

Undergrad Tests Performed

222

Undergrads Testing Positive

Cumulative Positivity Rate:  0.33%


 

Fall Semester Week 7, 10/11/21—10/17/21

9,614

Boston College Community Tests Performed

14

Total Positives

7,998

Undergrad Tests Performed

10

Undergrads Testing Positive

Weekly Positivity Rate:  0.14%


 

As of 10/18/21

11

Undergrads in Isolation

 

(7 in isolation housing, 4 recovering at home)

247

Total Recovered

 

(211 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