BOSTON (CBS) – Boston College has issued a warning to its students – follow COVID-19 precautions or you may be kicked off campus.
The school said cases have spiked on campus because students aren’t following the rules. This week, there have been 24 confirmed cases on campus, and last week, there were 48.READ MORE: I-Team: Kids In Crisis Spend Weeks In Emergency Room Waiting For Mental Health Services
Most of those testing positive are undergraduate students. In fact, BC said the “worst offenders” are freshmen, who are going to parties and aren’t wearing masks or social distancing.READ MORE: Worcester Businesses Hope WooSox Help Them Bounce Back From COVID Pandemic
Many students at those maskless parties have already been removed from university housing or suspended.
In a letter to students, the college’s executive vice president said the school may need to impose new restrictions, including possibly ending the on-campus semester early.MORE NEWS: TD Garden Capacity Increases As Bruins Head Into Playoffs
All Boston College students will be required to attend a mandatory Zoom meeting to go over the safety protocols.