Responding to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

How is Assumption responding to COVID-19?

University Coronavirus Testing Data

Metric Cumulative Total (Change since last week)
Number of Tests Performed 25,998 (+1,910)
Number of Positive Cases 22 (+8)
Positivity Rate .08 (+.05)
Number of Positive Students 14 (+7)
Number of Positive Employees 8 (+1)
Number Recovered 6 (+1)
Number of Students in Quarantine 70 (+13)
Number of Students in Isolation 20 (+5)

University Safety Protocol Non-compliance Report (since 8.06.2020)

Metric Cumulative Total (Change since last week)
Number of Incidents Reported 83 (+10)
Number of Students Documented 181 (+14)
Number of Staff Documented 6 (+/-0)
Number of Faculty Documented 1 (+/-0)
Number of COVID Safety Infractions 284 (+18)
Total Number of Non-compliance Reports Submitted by the University Community 168 (+14)

This data is current as of October 23, 2020 and is updated each week on Friday by 12 noon. 

University administrators continue to closely monitor the rapidly changing international, national and local COVID-19 situation. Our approach to this global health crisis has been two-fold: promote and maintain the safety of our campus community and ensure the completion of academic programs with as few disruptions as possible. We take seriously the safety of our students and the campus community, a community that includes several individuals at high risk for serious illness from coronavirus.

A Proactive Approach to the COVID-19 Situation

Since the outbreak, Assumption has proactively responded to the coronavirus situation since concerns first arose in January:

Additional Resources


Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

The CDC has created a comprehensive online resource of information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Visit the CDC's website for information on how coronavirus spreads, prevention and treatment, what to do if you are sick, symptoms, and much more.

Centers for Disease Control

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Throughout this situation, Assumption will follow guidelines as issued by the CDC and Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Visit the Mass. DOH website for additional information.

Mass DPH

Study in Rome, Italy

While operations at our Rome Campus are temporarily suspended, plans are underway to resume programs for the summer 2021 semester. Let the city become your classroom! Interested in studying at the Rome Campus? Apply soon to reserve your spot!

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