In preparation for colder weather, the university is making a number of changes to our on-campus COVID-19 testing site locations and hours. The following is a list of locations and hours that will take effect this Monday, Oct. 12. Please be sure to check this list before your next test to ensure your usual location is… Continue Reading
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.
Chancellor Robert Jones sent a new massmail answering this question: “What makes you think you can open the semester with in-person classes?” As the massmail explains, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign can open with in-person classes because: “we have our innovative new saliva-based test and the infrastructure to deploy that testing with the frequency and… Continue Reading
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
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
Chancellor Robert Jones sent new massmail messages to faculty, staff and students with information for the Fall 2020 semester. Some of the topics covered in the messages include: On-Campus COVID-19 Testing Contact Tracing Quarantine & Isolation Fall 2020 Residence Instruction after November 20 Classroom Management Guide for Instructors Guidance for University Employees The faculty/staff massmail… 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