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We are committed to providing for our students this fall the opportunities for engagement and involvement, as well as the wholehearted support, which have always been hallmarks of the Curry experience.

We are so excited to be able to hold in-person events on campus again, and are dedicated to ensuring that your experience on campus will be both safe and enjoyable, as you reconnect with classmates, faculty members, mentors, and friends!

First-year students will move into residence halls on Friday, August 27, followed by upper class students on Sunday, August 29.

What To Expect On Move-In Day 2021 (August 27 & 29)

Please note that all students and family members must follow masking protocols while on campus. All students (regardless of vaccination status) are required to have obtained a negative PCR test off campus within the 72 hours prior to move-in, and must upload their negative test results to CoVerified before arrival. Instructions on how to upload test results to the app may be found here. Free testing is available at CVS and Walgreens pharmacies. Students who have obtained approved exemptions from the vaccination requirement will also be tested for COVID-19 again as part of the move-in process, followed by a third on campus test 72 hours later.

The Office of Residence Life and Housing will be communicating further directly to students; please monitor your Curry email closely. *Note that payment of your Fall 2021 bill is required in order to receive your room assignment.*

Please note that prior to move-in, all resident students are required to have a Personal Departure Plan and to share that plan with Student Affairs.

As commuter students arrive on campus for their first classes this fall, they will be checked-in by our staff in the Front Parking Lot just beyond our front gate before being allowed to continue onto campus.

More information and details on the fall 2021 check-in process for commuters

We encourage all students (regardless of vaccination status) to bring an overnight bag prepared with all personal items you will need in case of relocation to be used as a “COVID bag.” If you test positive and need to be relocated or to enact your Personal Departure Plan, this bag may be picked up by someone else and brought to you.

View a comprehensive list of what to bring

Resident students are permitted to have guests in their rooms if guests are current Curry College students. However, external visitors are not allowed in residence hall rooms at this time. Please note that protocols may change due to changing campus or public health situations.

As always, we are committed to providing, and to working with student groups to provide, the opportunities for engagement and involvement, as well as the wholehearted support, which have always been hallmarks of the Curry experience. We are so excited to be able to hold in-person events on campus again, and are dedicated to ensuring that your experience on campus will be both safe and enjoyable, as you reconnect with classmates, faculty members, mentors, and friends!

Fully Vaccinated:

  • Must continue to wear a mask indoors at all times in accordance with College policy.
  • May attend events and visit other residence halls, but must be masked in accordance with College policy.
  • No weekly testing.
  • No daily symptom reporting.

Not Vaccinated (Approved Exemption):

  • Must continue to wear a mask – indoors at all times and outdoors if not able to socially distance.
  • May attend events and visit other residence halls, but must be masked.
  • Weekly testing at Cottage will be required.
  • Daily symptom reporting via the CoVerified app will be required.

Last year, all Curry students were required to read and sign the Community Agreement, and we will be asking students to do the same this year. For the safety of our entire community, it is mandatory for all students living and learning on campus to adhere to the standards of the Agreement at all times. It is important that on an ongoing basis, our students understand that together, by always thinking of how their actions may impact their friends, fellow students, families, professors and staff members, we can all help to create and maintain a safe environment at Curry. 

Faculty, staff, and students should use the COVID-19 Incident Reporting Form to provide information about a Curry College community member not following college recommended COVID-19 health and safety guidelines.

Effective Saturday, September 11, Curry College will be allowing visitors onto campus in outdoor spaces ONLY. Visitors will now be allowed to be on campus and attend outdoor events, including home athletics scrimmages, competitions and games that are scheduled to take place on campus in outdoor locations. We are pleased to welcome our friends, families and fans back to campus, with the following restrictions in place for the health and safety of all.

PLEASE NOTE:

  • NO unregistered social gatherings (including tailgates or pre- or post-game gatherings) are allowed.
  • Visitors are NOT allowed to enter College buildings at this time, including residence halls.*
    • *ONLY members of the on-campus Curry community on campus who are cleared in the CoVerified app will be allowed to enter College buildings. Individuals may be asked to show proof of cleared status.  As a reminder, all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, ARE REQUIRED to be masked indoors in all campus buildings.
  • Visitors MUST enable the MassNotify app on their smartphones for COVID-19 exposure notification.
  • Unvaccinated visitors ARE REQUIRED to wear masks outdoors and to socially distance.

This policy will be reviewed and visitor restrictions may be eased or revised in the coming weeks. *Please note that accommodations for personal care attendants or disability needs will continue to be allowed access as needed.

There are no restrictions for Curry community members, including students, on travel away from campus for the Fall semester, and Study Away and Study Abroad programs have been reinstated. However, if vaccinated or unvaccinated students, faculty or staff must travel at any time during the semester for business or personal purposes, we ask that they follow Massachusetts and CDC guidance for precautions, testing, quarantine or isolation as necessary. View recommendations related to domestic or international travel here.