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.
COVID-19 testing for community members is now more widely available through SHIELD CU. Free testing for all community members (age 8 and older) is now offered at Parkland Community College in addition to State Farm Center. Please note the immediate changes to State Farm Center community testing hours and days. View the full message.
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
Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has announced that the State of Illinois will move into Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois plan tomorrow, Friday, June 11. View this massmail to students, faculty and staff to read about what this will mean for our university community.
There are COVID-19 appointments available on campus and in our community. We encourage you to be vaccinated if and when you are able to do so. If you are already vaccinated against COVID-19, we encourage you to upload your COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card to the MyMcKinley Portal to be ready for the Fall 2021 semester if not… Continue Reading
Testing for University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign families and households will now be free at the State Farm Center testing site through SHIELD CU. This change is part of a partnership effort that will make the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s COVID-19 saliva test more widely available and free to community members. View the full message to students,… Continue Reading
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced yesterday that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a face covering or practice social distancing. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has indicated that it will be revising state guidance to align with these changes. As the State of Illinois moves towards the anticipated June 11 transition… Continue Reading