Category: Dean’s Blog

COVID-19 Protocols and Transitions

The following was sent to all members of the Boston University Community on Friday, April 29, 2022 from Dr. Judy Platt, MD, Chief Health Officer and Executive Director of Student Health Services. Dear Members of our Boston University Community,  I write today to provide additional details regarding the continued evolution of our COVID-19 university-wide protocols. […]

End-of Semester Information from Residence Life

The following was sent to all students in residence over the weekend of April 23, 2022 by Residence Life. Dear Resident Student: I am writing today to share important information about the final weeks of the semester and your move out in May. As we approach the study and exam periods, please keep the following […]

BU Does the Marathon

The following was sent to all students on Friday, April 15, 2022. Terriers, This long weekend is full of renewal, ritual, and revival. Some of us will travel to refresh with tradition, family, and friends. Many of us await the world as it comes to Boston to watch, run, and enjoy the world’s oldest annual marathon on […]

COVID-19 Spring Semester Transitions

The following was sent to all members of the Boston University Community on Thursday, March 24, 2022 from Dr. Judy Platt, MD, Chief Health Officer and Executive Director of Student Health Services. Dear Members of our Boston University Community,  On March 1, we communicated several COVID-19 protocol transitions. Since that time, we have continued to experience favorable […]

Evacuation Day

The following was sent to all students on Wednesday, March 16, 2022. Friends, Tomorrow and throughout the weekend, many Evacuation Day* celebrations will be taking place throughout the City of Boston. While I encourage you all to get out there and get your green on, please stay safe while indulging your desired festivities. There will […]

Let’s Take a Break

The following was sent to all students on Friday, March 4, 2022. Friends, Let’s all take a break next week.  And, I dare say it is well-deserved. I am looking forward to joining so many others as we go back in public spaces. I’ll ease in, for sure, but am looking forward to closer eye […]

Update on COVID-19 Protocols

The following was sent to all members of the Boston University Community on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 from Dr. Judy Platt, MD, Chief Health Officer and Executive Director of Student Health Services. Dear Members of our Boston University Community, State, local, and Boston University data, all continue to indicate favorable trends related to COVID-19. Last […]

Spring Recess

The following was sent to all students in residence on the CRC on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 by Residence Life.  Spring recess begins on Saturday, March 5, 2022, and ends on Sunday, March 13, 2022. Residences will remain open throughout the spring recess. If you wish to remain in your residence for any portion of the […]

Update on Omicron and COVID-19 Protocols

The following was sent to all members of the Boston University Community on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022 from Dr. Judy Platt, Chief Health Officer and Executive Director of Student Health Services. Dear Members of our Boston University Community, We incorporated a number of changes to our protocols that were communicated on January 10, prior to […]

Unobserved COVID-19 Testing

The following message was sent to all students on the CRC on February 2, 2022 by BU’s Healthway  Dear Student, We are excited to share that the process for unobserved testing will begin for Charles River Campus students on Thursday, February 3rd. Now that classes have been in session for two weeks, we are confident that everyone is performing […]