To create safe, inclusive, and accessible online spaces for teaching and learning and further secure Zoom meetings, as of Tuesday, January 19, 2021, all University of Illinois users will be required to log in to their University of Illinois Zoom account using their university NetID and password to access University of Illinois Zoom meetings and… Continue Reading
A new massmail included a detailed summary of information you will need to know to maximize safety for the Spring 2021 semester. View the message to undergraduate and graduate students. View the message to faculty and staff.
We are requiring students to receive two negative on-campus test results between Jan. 15-24. In order to participate in on-campus activities, it is required that all students receive two negative on-campus test results, no sooner than three days apart between Jan. 15-24. For more information, please visit the Spring 2021 Return to Campus page. We are updating… Continue Reading
We are celebrating one million on-campus COVID-19 tests. This week, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign processed the one-millionth test of our unique saliva-based COVID-19 test since launching the program in July. We are updating testing locations and hours. On-campus COVID-19 testing will be available throughout Winter Break. Please check the Testing Locations page or your… Continue Reading
This week, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign processed the one-millionth iteration of our unique saliva-based COVID-19 test since launching the program in July. You can read some more detailed reflections on that milestone and the path that led us to it here. View the full message to students, faculty and staff.
We are asking students to submit their positive off-campus COVID-19 test results. Undergraduate and graduate students who test positive for COVID-19 at an off-campus location over Winter Break should submit their positive off-campus COVID-19 test result through the MyMcKinley Portal. We are working with the NIH on an important COVID-19 research study, and you can… Continue Reading
Undergraduate and graduate students who test positive for COVID-19 at an off-campus location should submit their positive off-campus COVID-19 test result through the MyMcKinley Portal. Please submit your positive results well ahead of the beginning of the Spring 2021 semester to ensure a smooth transition. View the full message.
Beginning this week, individuals will be asked to use a straw to provide a saliva sample into a smaller test tube instead. The shift in process will provide benefits to our on-campus testing process, including: A more efficient, automated process Faster lab processing of test results Fewer invalid/inconclusive results Reduced plastic waste View the full… Continue Reading
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is changing quarantine policies for faculty, staff and students based on new guidance from the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD): Quarantine timeframe will now be seven days, with an exit test on day seven. Students, faculty and staff who Champaign-Urbana Public Health District determine to have been exposed to someone… Continue Reading
We are announcing a new Staff Voluntary Retirement Program for eligible employees. The goal of the program is to provide an incentive opportunity and support our employees who may want to retire. We are implementing new test tubes to speed on-campus COVID-19 test processing. Beginning this week, individuals will use a straw to deposit… Continue Reading