To maximize the health and well-being of our community, the university is providing guidance on a careful transition to more in-person activities for students. The massmail is available online.
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
The university sent a massmail with a number of reminders for students ahead of the first day of classes. The massmail is available online.
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Dr. Danita M. B. Young sent a massmail to all students with more detailed information about emergency orders from the cities of Champaign and Urbana. The massmail is available online.
Provost Andreas Cangellaris, Dean of the Graduate College Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Danita M. B. Young sent a new massmail to all students outlining final preparations students should be making ahead of the Fall 2020 semester. The massmail is available online. This information is also available in our Guide for Students… Continue Reading
This afternoon the Big Ten announced “the postponement of the 2020-21 fall sports season, including all regular-season contests and Big Ten Championships and Tournaments, due to ongoing health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.” The university has posted a statement in response on FightingIllini.com.
On August 5, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign hosted another edition of the COVID-19 Briefing Series, with this particular presentation focused on what students and their families need to know before students return to campus. If you were unable to watch the briefing live, a recording has been posted to YouTube: The briefing covers a… Continue Reading
The University Life committee and the Community and Public Engagement committee have created a Fall 2020 Events Guidance document (PDF) that provides detailed information about how events, programs and meetings will be happened on-campus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The Fall 2020 Event Guidance covers a number of topics including: Virtual events Indoor… Continue Reading
The University of Illinois will host a COVID-19 Briefing about what students and parents need to know about the Fall 2020 semester. The Briefing will stream live on Wednesday, August 5 at 11:30 a.m. CDT. The briefing is the latest in the university’s COVID-19 Briefing Series. The panelists for this discussion about return to campus… Continue Reading
If you were unable to watch the live stream of the COVID-19 Briefing Series: Human Resources on July 23, a recording of the Briefing is now available on YouTube: The briefing covers a number of topics of interest to university employees, including remote work, quarantine, what happens if an employee tests positive for COVID-19, non-compliance,… Continue Reading