Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Updated November 20, 2020
Below is the reporting on Western New England University COVID-19 cases, testing, quarantines, and recovered cases. Data is updated as it becomes available and is indicated with each statistic.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this COVID-19 Dashboard or the University COVID-19 response, please contact the Golden Bear COVID-19 Helpdesk at 413-782-1321, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
COVID-19 Alert Level Plan and Related Actions
[ Revised October 1: download ]
Western New England University has adopted a four-level alert system to provide guidance to the campus community regarding the current level of risk present on campus and to inform key operational decisions that need to be made. The University will be evaluating the metrics outlined below in order to make a data-based decision on the appropriate alert-level for the University.
Staying Safe. Staying Golden.
Our Shared Responsibility for a Successful Semester.
The WNE Plan to Reopen Campus [ Revised August 28: download ]
We know how eager our Golden Bears are to enjoy all aspects of the traditional student experience at WNE. But in order for the campus to open safely and for most classes to remain on-ground, students must take face covering and physical distancing requirements, health and safety protocols, and state hot spot quarantine and travel guidelines to heart.
[download the plan]
Town Hall Meetings: Fall Reopening (archive)
Monday, July 27
Student Health Guidelines
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. Western New England University is following the guidance and recommendations from the CDC and Massachusetts DPH. Health Services has a comprehensive plan in place. We are monitoring developments closely and are proactively taking the appropriate steps and measures to maximize prevention, minimize risk, and ensure that we are prepared to respond. The health and safety of our students, employees, and community is our highest priority.
State, National, and International Resources
• The CDC website
• World Health Organization
• Massachusetts Department of Public Health
• CDC Prevention & Treatment
• Coronavirus vs. the Flu
• Stigma & Coronavirus
• CDC: Enhanced Screening Procedures
• CDC: Spring Break Travel
• CDC: Health information
• US State Department
• US State Department Smart Travel Enrollment Program
CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund
- Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Reporting
Posted October 28, 2020
- Student Emergency Financial Aid Grants: 45-day Report (10/5)
Posted October 14, 2020
- Student Emergency Financial Aid Grants: 45-day Report (8/20)
Posted August 20, 2020
- Student Emergency Financial Aid Grants: 45-day Report (7/6)
Posted July 6, 2020
- Student Emergency Financial Aid Grants: 30-day Report
Posted May 22, 2020
CARES Act Student Grant Application period had concluded. All funds have been exhausted.