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Students enter the Cabot Testing Center Feb. 18. Effective May 6, Northeastern will no longer offer PCR testing.
Northeastern to discontinue PCR testing at end of semester
Marta Hill, editor-in-chief • April 4, 2022

Northeastern will announce Tuesday morning that it will no longer offer PCR COVID-19 testing on any campus, effective May 6.  In a message...

Northeastern announced Tuesday that starting Saturday, masks will no longer be required in most indoor settings on campus. The change came shortly after the city of Boston announced the mask mandate would lift this weekend.
Students divided on Northeastern’s move to drop indoor mask mandate
Marta Hill, editor-in-chief • March 4, 2022

Mandatory masks indoors will soon be a thing of the past on Northeastern’s Boston campus.  Starting March 5, masks will only be required...

Northeastern announced March 1 that effective March 5 masks will not be required indoors in most settings on the Boston campus. The change came immediately after Mayor Michelle Wu announced Bostons mask mandate would also lift March 5.
Northeastern to remove indoor mask requirement for Boston campus
Marta Hill, editor-in-chief • March 1, 2022

Effective this Saturday, face coverings will be “optional in all settings” on the Boston campus except University Health and Counseling Services,...

Northeastern announced Feb. 18 that effective Feb. 28 community members will not be required to test weekly if they are asymptomatic. The COVID-19 data dashboard will also be retired at the end of the month.
Students react to end of mandatory weekly COVID-19 testing
Marta Hill, editor-in-chief • February 19, 2022

The latest step in Northeastern’s plan to treat COVID-19 as an endemic came Friday morning. In an email to students, Provost and Senior Vice...

A face covering requirement at Cabot Testing Center. Northeastern announced it is evaluating its mask mandate Friday.
Northeastern updates testing protocols, evaluates mask mandate
Clara McCourt, managing editor • February 18, 2022

Northeastern adjusted some of its COVID-19 policies in an email Friday. Among the newly announced changes is making weekly testing optional for...

Students enter International Village. On Tuesday, Northeastern updated their residence hall guest policy to include vaccinated non-Northeastern guests.
Northeastern to lift some COVID-19 restrictions
Antonia Sousa, news staff • February 8, 2022

In an email Tuesday, Northeastern announced that it will lift three of its COVID-19 restrictions for students and faculty across all of its North...

Northeastern announced update COVID-19 policies for the spring semester in an email to students Jan. 7. Changes include shortening isolation time to 5 days, the closing of wellness housing and updated testing requirements for returning to campus.
Northeastern shortening isolation, requiring tests to return
Kayla Shiao, news correspondent • January 7, 2022

In an email Friday, Chancellor and Senior Vice President for Learning Ken Henderson announced adjusted policies regarding health and safety protocols...

Northeasterns most recent testing data reveals 80 positive cases of COVID-19, with 35 recent cases identified as Omicron.
What does the rise of the Omicron variant mean for Northeastern, Boston as a whole? 
Rachel Umansky-Castro, news correspondent • December 19, 2021

Just as a sense of normalcy was approaching, the Omicron variant is raising concerns across the world. It appears that post-COVID days will have...

Crime log: Sunday, Oct. 31 to Saturday, Nov. 7
Crime log: Sunday, Oct. 31 to Saturday, Nov. 7
Alexis Santoro, news staff • November 29, 2021

Sunday, Oct. 31  12:43 a.m.  A caller reported a loud party in West Village B. The area was checked.  1:12 a.m.  A caller reported...

Students, faculty and staff will be required to test once a week, regardless of vaccination status.
Northeastern announces new fall COVID-19 testing requirements
Mihiro Shimano, managing editor • July 13, 2021

Starting Sept. 6, faculty, staff, students and vendor employees will be required to test once per week if they are on campus at least one day...