As we approach the beginning of the Fall 2021 semester, Chancellor Jones shares with students some important COVID-19 policies the university will have in place to maximize the safety of our entire community. View the full message to students.
On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a new recommendation that even fully vaccinated individuals should wear face coverings in public indoor settings in areas of substantial or high community transmission of COVID-19. The Illinois Department of Public Health and the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) fully support this new guidance. Even though… Continue Reading
The University of Illinois System is requiring that faculty and staff at all three universities (Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield) receive a complete course of COVID-19 vaccines before the beginning of the Fall 2021 semester, if they are able to do so. View the full message to faculty & staff.
In order to maximize the safety of our entire community, the university will have updated precautions in place for the Fall 2021 semester. View message to students. View message to faculty & staff.
As you may have read in this message from President Tim Killeen, the University of Illinois System is moving into this next phase of the pandemic with a requirement that students at all three campuses (Urbana-Champaign, Chicago and Springfield) receive a complete course of COVID-19 vaccines before the beginning of the Fall 2021 semester. At this… Continue Reading
Starting Monday, June 21, if the Safer Illinois app shows your vaccination record as verified, you will no longer be required to submit a saliva sample regularly for compliance and building access. Please read the messages below for more information and directions for submitting your vaccination information through the McKinley Health Center for verification. View… Continue Reading
Study spaces will be available from Reading Day on Thursday, May 6 through the end of Final Exam Week on Friday, May 14. Spring 2021 Final Exam Week Study Spaces Please see this website for the full list of buildings, rooms, details and times they will be available. Everitt Lab Grainger Library Undergraduate Library Bevier Hall… Continue Reading
We are planning to allow a COVID-19 vaccination record verified by McKinley to replace testing for the Fall 2021 semester. For the Fall 2021 semester, the university plans to use an individual’s verified proof of being fully vaccinated (defined as 14 days after final dose) to replace regular COVID-19 testing for compliance and building access…. Continue Reading
In the future, the university plans to use an individual’s verified proof of being fully vaccinated (defined as 14 days after final dose) to replace regular COVID-19 testing for compliance and building access. This is a science-based recommendation from the Shield team based on what the vaccine research has shown so far. This is expected… Continue Reading
Ramadan is expected to begin on the evening of April 12 and observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, contemplation and reflection. Individuals fasting during Ramadan who may be concerned about producing a saliva sample for COVID-19 testing can request a nasal swab test to satisfy testing requirements. This option will be available… Continue Reading