A new massmail explains new COVID-19 testing guidelines and encourages faculty, staff and graduate students not to test on Tuesday, Sept. 8. The massmail is available online.
We are increasing enforcement of COVID-19 safety guidelines. For the next two weeks, the university expects all undergraduate students to significantly restrict in-person activities. We are providing more detailed information about the university’s on-campus testing program, including Labor Day hours. On-campus testing is required for all students, faculty and staff participating in on-campus activities during the… Continue Reading
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
A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of the pandemic. This non-credit course is free and open to the public. Classes will be live streamed online from 8:00–9:00 p.m. every Sunday evening during the fall semester, starting Sept. 6. Each session… Continue Reading
Chancellor Robert Jones sent a new massmail thanking students, faculty and staff for their efforts during the first week of instruction. The massmail is available online.
The university sent a massmail detailing important changes to the on-campus testing program. The massmail is available online.
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has released a new data dashboard that displays daily information about the university’s on-campus COVID-19 testing program. The dashboard displays the number of tests performed on a given day as well as the positivity rate. View the On-Campus Testing Data dashboard.
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
Chancellor Robert Jones sent a new massmail with information about COVID-19 testing results and procedures, specifically examining what students and employees should do when they receive a positive test result for COVID-19. The massmail is available online. The latest information about what students and employees need to do when they test positive can be found… Continue Reading
A new massmail from Chancellor Robert Jones explains some of the building access procedures that will be in place for the Fall 2020 semester. The new massmail is available online. All of the latest and most current information about Building Access can be found on the Building Access page.