Boston University is calling off the commencement of classes for the year Thursday due to a coronaviruses outbreak in its dormitories.
The university announced in a press release Wednesday that students who had enrolled this year would be moved to other dormities in the fall.
The university’s executive vice president of student life, Dr. David J. Fisch, said he’s working with the student body to determine what will be appropriate for students in the coming weeks.
Fisch said it was too soon to know what students will be doing at other colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad.
Students who are planning to leave Boston University for other colleges or other destinations outside the U of B will be notified of the decision, Fisch said.
The release also said the university will not be making any announcements regarding student transportation.
The University of California is also asking students to consider taking precautions to avoid the spread of the coronAV-19 virus.
The virus is spreading rapidly in some parts of the world.
In Germany, a coronavee is the only confirmed case.
The United States has recorded more than 2,000 confirmed cases.
More than 100 people have died in China, while at least two more people have been confirmed in Canada.
Canada has also seen its coronaviral death toll rise, from 1,874 to 1,923, with a total of 3,927 confirmed cases, including 976 deaths.