COVID-19 outbreaks caused by multiple student parties are being blamed.
SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras says one or two parties can turn into dozens of coronavirus cases.
Oneonta is the first college campus in New York to close due to COVID.
More than a hundred students have the virus.
Many say it’s a frustrating way to start the semester, which began a week ago.
A state health department “SWAT” team will arrive at SUNY Oneotona today to conduct rapid testing and contract tracing.