This guide points parents and families to key resources from the university and important information on this website.
Spring 2021 semester
Like the fall semester, the Spring 2021 semester will include a blend of in-person and remote instruction.
Sign up for parent and family communications
Parents and family members can sign up to receive emails from the university.
Visiting on-campus students
We are taking many measures to keep our students and our community safe. To reduce the number of possible exposures for our students, we ask that parents, family and friends refrain from visiting your student unless absolutely necessary.
Quarantine, isolation and testing positive for COVID-19
Quarantine and isolation
The university has been working closely with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) since this pandemic began, and we have quarantine and isolation plans and processes in place to help maximize safety and minimize the spread of COVID-19.
Testing positive for COVID-19
Students, faculty or staff members who test positive for COVID-19 have processes that they need to follow.
Returning to campus after quarantine or isolation
Champaign-Urbana Public Health District provides permission for students to end quarantine or isolation. Learn about what students should do to ease their transition back to full campus participation.
Chancellor’s Weekly Update
Every week, Chancellor Jones provides university updates, resources and announcements regarding COVID-19.
Past updates are available in the Chancellor’s Weekly Update archive.