Home: COVID-19

This site provides Bryant University students, families, and employees with a hub for information and resources regarding the University’s rapidly evolving response to the COVID-19 virus pandemic. We encourage you to return to this site regularly to check for updated information regarding the University’s incremental response to the threats posed by this global health crisis.

Additional information can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 website.

Consistent with universities across the region and around the world, we are monitoring the potential impact on our community and taking action to ensure the safety of the Bryant University community and the continuity of our educational experience. To mitigate the future risk of virus on campus, all classes will be held online from Tuesday, March 17, through Friday, May 1.

We also share some alerts and updates on the University’s official Twitter and Facebook accounts. Please follow us.


  • Reopening update
    Governor Raimondo has extended Phase 1 of the “Reopening RI” plan through at least June 5, 2020. Bryant University will continue to follow guidance from the State of Rhode Island, and as we are still in Phase 1 we expect that all staff who can work from home will […]
  • 2020 Room and Board Refund Update
    As communicated in a prior email from President Machtley, Bryant University will be crediting your student account for room and board charges for those days that students were not able to return to campus after spring break, from March 15th until the end of the semester.   This credit […]
  • Revised Grading Policy for Spring 2020 semester
    Bryant takes pride in our commitment to academic excellence.  Certainly, our faculty and students understand the University’s collective commitment to success.  However, we must acknowledge that the COVID-19 crisis has made this an extraordinary time for higher education.  We fully recognize and appreciate the diligence, hard work, and […]