Faculty, Staff and Instructors
COVID-19 vaccination requirement
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced a mandate that all state employees and university students must be vaccinated against COVID-19. All students, faculty and staff are required to be fully vaccinated with a university-accepted COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible.
Learn more on the Vaccines page.
More information for instructors can be found on the On-Campus Instructors page, including:
- What to do if a student tests positive
- How to handle absences
- Building access compliance
- Classroom face covering compliance
- Guest speakers in class
Learn about COVID-19 health guidance and protocols.
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation has created an extensive set of resources for researchers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Find more information on the Research page.
Guidance for employees
Illinois Human Resources has created guidance and resources for university employees. Information is available on the COVID-19 website for employees working in university facilities and for employees working remotely.
Employees in special categories (health or childcare-related challenges) will be given flexibility to continue working remotely.