Bard College at Simon's Rock: the Early College

COVID-19 Dashboard

The Simon's Rock testing program is managed by the Broad Institute. 

COVID tests are being adminiterested to all students and employees, regardless of vaccination status, immediately prior to the start of the fall 2021 semester. Those results are published on this page. After this initial test, only unvaccinated students and employees will be tested on a weekly basis throughout the semester; those results will not be published weekly. Information updated on 09/06/21.

campus covid vaccination rates

Includes the percentage of Simon's Rock employees and students who have been fully vaccinated against COVID as of 09/06/21.

  • Employee vaccination rate: 96.78%
  • Student vaccination rate: 95.7%

FALL 2021 ARRIVAL TESTING RESULTS

Includes tests administered to all employees and students in advance of the start of the fall 2021 semester. 

Testing Date Range Tests Administered Positive Results Confirmed Cases
08/10 – 08/24 334 0 0
08/30 144 0 0

2021 SUMMER SESSION TESTING RESULTS

This includes tests administered for students enrolled in the in-person 2021 Summer Session course, Field Ecology and Natural History of New England.

Date Tests Administered Positive Results Confirmed Cases
05/25 9 0 0
06/01 13 0 0
06/08 14 0 0

Spring 2021 Testing Results

The following groups are included in our mandatory weekly coronavirus screening during the semester: residential and day students, as well as staff and faculty working on campus. The results of our testing program will be provided on a weekly basis.

Week Tests Administered Positive Results Confirmed Cases
02/081 704 1 1
02/15 467 1 1
02/22 478 0 0
03/01 485 0 0
03/08 473 2 0
03/15 476 0 0
03/22 474 0 0
03/29 472 0 0
04/05 478 0 0
04/12 480 0 0
04/19 475 0 0
04/26 485 0 0
05/03 467 0 0
05/10 464 0 0
05/172 364 0 0

1Includes the final round of twice-weekly testing for College students on 02/12. The one positive result was from an employee on 02/09.

2Includes 2020 BA graduates participating in a pre-Commencement quarantine on campus.

Pre-Spring Semester Testing Results

This includes tests administered prior to the start of the in-person academic semester.

Date Tests Administered Positive Results Confirmed Cases
01/141 96 0 0
01/191 103 1 1
01/232 38 0 0
01/263 203 0 0
01/292 46 0 0
02/033 215 0 0
02/054 76 0 0
02/064 181 1 1

 

1Pre-student arrival: Employees working on campus during the initial student arrival-quarantine phase. 

2Bard Academy students on campus for J-Term.

3Bard Academy students on campus for J-Term as well as employees working on campus.

4College students.

FALL 2020 TESTING TOTALS

Below are the results of COVID tests administered during the in-person fall academic semester, from 8/17/20 to 11/17/20.

Total tests administered 7,618
Total positive cases 2
Total confirmed positive cases 2

 

Note: The two positive test results from fall 2020 were recorded on 09/11/20 and 09/15/20.