Ithaca College launched a COVID-19 dashboard earlier this month, a tool that tracks testing and positive COVID-19 cases at the college.
Cornell University has lowered its COVID-19 alert level to green, which means that cases are rare and transmission of the virus is controlled.
Over the past few months, the spread of COVID-19 forced educational institutions to change their reopening plans for Fall 2020, and IC was no exception.
There are 57 active COVID-19 cases in Tompkins County as of Sept. 2. This is the largest single-day increase in the county since the pandemic began.
Officials from Ithaca College, Cornell University and Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3), presented plans for Fall 2020 at a virtual town hall Aug. 18.
Ithaca College will be holding classes remotely for Fall 2020, a change from its initial plans for in-person instruction.
IC has released its return to campus plan, which covers campus repopulation, monitoring community health, containment of the coronavirus and campus shutdown.