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Colleges and universities testing at least 25% of their on-campus population will only be required to suspend in person activity if the on-campus COVID-19 rate surpasses 5%, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in a press release on Friday.

Cuomo changes shutdown threshold guidelines for colleges and universities

Colleges and universities in New York State that are testing at least 25% of their total on-campus students, faculty and staff per week will only be required to suspend in-person classes and activities if the positivity rate of their on-campus population reaches 5% over a rolling 14-day period, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Friday in a press release.  

UB officials urged students to “be cautious, prepare for hazardous road conditions and make all decisions with your personal safety in mind.”

UB remains open despite winter storm

UB students who were hoping for a snow day on Tuesday were left disappointed after an overnight storm that was expected to drop up to 12 inches of snow only left 7.9 inches as of this morning.

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