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A screenshot of the Change.org petition started by Stony Brook University students. The administration has since rolled back the policies that were petitioned. SCREENSHOT OF CHANGE.ORG PETITION

COVID-19 campus residences liability policies roll back after student backlash

Alek Lewis August 3, 2020
In the event of a student housing closure because of COVID-19, a new housing policy would have required students to pay potentially thousands of dollars in fees. The policy was changed after a large number of students protested on social media.
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Students moving into their dorms at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

Residential students from restricted states and abroad must undergo mandatory quarantine

Sara Ruberg July 30, 2020
International students and students from states with high rates of COVID-19 must quarantine either in New York or in a state with any travel restrictions before moving into university housing. Students may quarantine on or off-campus.
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Stony Brook University campus in the fall of 2019.  SARA RUBERG/STATESMAN FILE

SBU closes on-campus housing for the rest of the semester

Maya Brown March 17, 2020
Campus residents who live within driving distance of the campus were asked to evacuate no later than 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 19. All other campus residents must evacuate no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, March 20.
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