A negative COVID-19 test will be required for some SUNY students before the Thanksgiving break.
SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras made the mandate public on Tuesday. He said the tests must happen within 10 days of Nov. 20, that’s when most SUNY campuses go fully remote to end the semester. The idea is to limit travel and the spread of COVID-19. Students who are positive will be asked to quarantine. Remote students will not be impacted. Testing for faculty and staff is also being encouraged.