Massmail: Vaccines for students 18 and older in 1A or 1B categories

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) has announced that there are a select number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for current students 18 and older in 1A and 1B categories, including individuals with certain health conditions as defined by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) or disabilities.

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Weekly update from Chancellor Jones (March 12)

We are sharing revised COVID-19 testing requirements for graduate students.

Graduate students who are not coming to campus are no longer required to test, with the exception of graduate students living in University Housing, including Orchard Downs, Ashton Woods and Goodwin-Green. All graduate students who are coming to campus for any reason must continue to test in accordance with the COVID-19 testing policy.

We are sharing exciting news about Commencement.

Commencement 2021 will include an in-person individual, private Stage Crossing experience and an online celebration featuring a virtual conferral of degrees.

We are reminding students, faculty and staff to maintain their regular testing schedule and follow COVID-19 safety protocols.

Continue to check the testing locations page or your Safer Illinois app before testing at your usual location. Students who are out of compliance may also lose access to university Wi-Fi, Zoom, Compass and other technologies.

We are continuing to share updated vaccine information.

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) is leading vaccination distribution in our county, and the university will share vaccine information with you as it becomes available.

I am grateful for your efforts as we work to maximize the safety of our university community. Please feel free to direct questions to covid-19@illinois.edu.

Sincerely,

Robert J. Jones

Massmail: Revised COVID-19 testing requirements for graduate students

Graduate students who are not coming to campus are no longer required to test, with the exception of graduate students living in University Housing, including Orchard Downs, Ashton Woods and Goodwin-Green.

All graduate students who are coming to campus for any reason must continue to test in accordance with the COVID-19 testing policy. Ensure you test and receive negative results at least every four days to maintain building access. All students and their adult dependents living in University Housing are required to continue testing and should continue to follow guidelines and notifications from University Housing.

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View message to faculty and staff.

Massmail: Vaccines for individuals 16 and older with certain conditions

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) has announced that there are a select number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for individuals in 1A and 1B categories, including Champaign County residents age 16 and older with certain health conditions as defined by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) or disabilities.

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Weekly update from Chancellor Jones (March 5)

We are sharing exciting news about our saliva-based COVID-19 test.

The University of Illinois System received emergency use authorization (EUA) from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the innovative saliva-based COVID-19 test.

We are updating our university community on COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7.

The university has been working closely with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) to monitor local cases of a new COVID-19 variant known as B.1.1.7

We are reminding students, faculty and staff to maintain their regular testing schedule and follow COVID-19 safety protocols.

Continue to check the testing locations page or your Safer Illinois app before testing at your usual location. Students who are out of compliance may also lose access to university Wi-Fi, Zoom, Compass and other technologies.

We are continuing to share updated vaccine information.

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) is leading vaccination distribution in our county, and the university will share vaccine information with you as it becomes available.

I am grateful for your efforts as we work to maximize the safety of our university community. Please feel free to direct questions to covid-19@illinois.edu.

Sincerely,

Robert J. Jones

Massmail: Fall 2021 instruction and registration

Departments and colleges are currently developing the Fall 2021 class schedule. We expect the schedule to be available to view on Monday, April 5. Registration for continuing students for the Fall 2021 semester will begin on Monday, April 19.

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Update on COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7

The university has been working closely with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) to monitor local cases of a new COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) variant known as B.1.1.7. 

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Massmail: Vaccines for Champaign County residents 16 and older with certain conditions

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) has announced that there are a select number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for individuals in 1A and 1B categories, including Champaign County residents age 16 and older with certain health conditions as defined by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) or disabilities. 

View the full message to students, faculty and staff.

Weekly Update from Chancellor Jones (Week of Feb. 22)

We have updated our COVID-19 dashboard to further enhance transparency.

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign COVID-19 dashboard now includes even more data points and greater detail.

We are reminding our university community to maintain their regular testing schedule and follow COVID-19 safety protocols.

Continue to check the testing locations page or your Safer Illinois app before testing at your usual location. Please note that this semester, students who are out of compliance may also lose access to university Wi-Fi, Zoom, Compass and other technologies.

We are offering additional study spaces for students through on-campus study halls.

Study halls are opportunities for students to study in select on-campus classrooms. Supported by the Wellness Ambassador program, student ambassadors will maximize well-being by following university safety protocols, including face coverings and adherence to room capacity. View additional study space information.

We are continuing to share updated vaccine information.

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) is leading vaccination distribution in our county, and the university will share vaccine information with you as it becomes available.

I am grateful for your efforts as we work to maximize the safety of our university community. Please feel free to direct questions to covid-19@illinois.edu.

Sincerely,

Robert J. Jones