11 students dismissed from Northeastern for violating COVID policies
Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, has dismissed 11 students for violating the school’s COVID-19 policies. The students, all freshmen, were caught Wednesday gathering in a room in a hotel that is housing students, and were told they are no longer part of the university community this semester, according to the university.
The students involved were part of an international experience program at the school that had been modified due to COVID-19. The cost for the one-semester program, $36,500, will not be refunded, according to The Boston Globe. They do, however, have the right to challenge their dismissal at a hearing, according to the university.
The students — and their parents — were notified of their suspension on Friday and told they had to leave the hotel within 24 hours. Before leaving, they were required to get a COVID-19 test, and anyone …continued .
[Source: CBS News]