Weekly Update from Chancellor Jones (9/14 – 9/18)

We are providing guidance on a careful transition to more in-person activities for students. To maximize the health and well-being of our community, this guidance includes smaller gatherings and increased safety measures. We are announcing a series of new in-person events for students. Students can visit go.illinois.edu/activities for information and safety details about these new… Continue Reading

Weekly Update from Chancellor Jones (9/7 – 9/11)

We are providing more detailed information about the university’s on-campus testing program. We announced some important changes to our on-campus COVID-19 testing program earlier this week. We are increasing enforcement of COVID-19 safety guidelines. The university expects all undergraduate students to significantly restrict in-person activities until Wednesday, Sept. 16. We are sharing information to help our university… Continue Reading

Weekly Update from Chancellor Jones (8/31 – 9/4)

We are increasing enforcement of COVID-19 safety guidelines. For the next two weeks, the university expects all undergraduate students to significantly restrict in-person activities. We are providing more detailed information about the university’s on-campus testing program, including Labor Day hours. On-campus testing is required for all students, faculty and staff participating in on-campus activities during the… Continue Reading

Massmail: Increased undergraduate enforcement of COVID-19 safety guidelines

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Shield testing program has provided real-time data about on-campus testing results and any emerging trends, and its experts recently noticed a concerning upward trend of positive COVID-19 cases among undergraduate students. To break the cycle, for the next two weeks the university is intensifying discipline efforts and swiftly removing individuals… Continue Reading

Massmail: COV-Course – a free, non-credit course open to the public

A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of the pandemic. This non-credit course is free and open to the public. Classes will be live streamed online from 8:00–9:00 p.m. every Sunday evening during the fall semester, starting Sept. 6. Each session… Continue Reading

Weekly Update from Chancellor Jones (8/24 – 8/28)

We are providing more detailed information about the university’s on-campus testing program, including Labor Day hours. On-campus testing is required for all students, faculty and staff participating in on-campus activities in the Fall 2020 semester. View the testing locations and hours. Please note that the following testing sites will be open from 9 a.m. to… Continue Reading