Tracking Coronavirus


Click here to explore NEBHE’s COVID-19 Resources




State guidance:

MA Travel Order


Enrollment, instructional/non-instructional staff and on-campus healthcare capacity data is is based on Fall 2018 IPEDS National Data Center data. Staffing numbers are included to give an approximate indication of institutions’ employment and pre-COVID-19 enrollment. See IPEDS data dictionary here.

Plans for fall 2020: Individual institutional websites.

Healthcare locations: Based on Homeland Infrastructure Foundation-Level Data (HIFLD)

Data we are tracking that does not appear on the display:

  1. Employee work status (on campus/remote)
  2. Status of lab/research work
  3. Protocols for graduate students
  4. Confirmed COVID-19 cases
  5. Recovered COVID-19 cases

This display is updated weekly

With additional updates for this display, please contact Charlotte Peyser:

NEBHE is a hub for higher education resources across several categories.
What best describes you?

Tracking Coronavirus

Stay updated about the effects of COVID-19 on New England’s higher education landscape.

More than 800 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered through the RSP Tuition Break by New England’s 82 public colleges and universities.

Policy Spotlight

What’s the value of higher education in New England?

The New England Journal of Higher Education

NEJHE offers cutting-edge commentary and analysis about New England higher education and its relationship to the economy and quality of life.

Welcome to NEBHE

We support innovation, engage conversation and drive change by working with New England’s higher education stakeholders in public and private education, government and business.

The New England Journal of Higher Education

August 3, 2020

Out of the Wreckage of COVID, the Rebirth of College Career Services

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the labor market, with more than 40 million Americans who have filed for unemployment. Even as some states have attempted to reopen their economies, allowing 4 million people to head back to work, the unemployment rate still hovers around 16%. And we’re still in the early...
July 27, 2020

Landscape Measure: Animating the University Campus to Promote Social Distancing

As many higher education institutions in New England grapple with how to safely reopen in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the physical setting of campuses becomes paramount. Indeed, NEJHE recently published a piece on the advantages of small rural campuses in the age of social distancing. Here, Leonard Yui, an associate professor of architecture...
July 20, 2020

Colleges as Courtrooms? How Administrators Can Adjust to New Title IX Regs

The first formal changes to Title IX’s implementing regulations in 45 years are here, and they are significant. The federal statute, which prohibits sex discrimination in educational programs receiving federal financial assistance, had its earliest impacts on intercollegiate athletics. But since the late 1990s, it has also been interpreted to prohibit sexual harassment in education....


Unfortunately, something we @nebhe have been warning about ... A crisis is looming for U.S. colleges — and not just because of the pandemic via @nbcnews

Even with #environmental niche and deep local roots, Maine's Unity College hit by #highereducation realities, will lay off 15% of staff, explore sale of main campus under "hybrid" model

Load More...


Load More...