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.

Learn more on the Vaccines page.

Classroom management

More information for instructors can be found on the On-Campus Instructors page, including:

COVID-19 protocols

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.

Additional resources