Weekly Update from Chancellor Jones (9/21 – 9/25)

We are encouraging our university community to get their flu shot. Flu shots are available to students, state employees and retirees through McKinley Health Center. View dates and locations. We are hosting a new series of events for students in accordance with Restore Illinois Phase 4 safety guidelines. Students can visit go.illinois.edu/activities for information and… Continue Reading

Weekly Update from Chancellor Jones (9/14 – 9/18)

We are providing guidance on a careful transition to more in-person activities for students. To maximize the health and well-being of our community, this guidance includes smaller gatherings and increased safety measures. We are announcing a series of new in-person events for students. Students can visit go.illinois.edu/activities for information and safety details about these new… Continue Reading

Weekly Update from Chancellor Jones (9/7 – 9/11)

We are providing more detailed information about the university’s on-campus testing program. We announced some important changes to our on-campus COVID-19 testing program earlier this week. We are increasing enforcement of COVID-19 safety guidelines. The university expects all undergraduate students to significantly restrict in-person activities until Wednesday, Sept. 16. We are sharing information to help our university… Continue Reading

Weekly Update from Chancellor Jones (8/31 – 9/4)

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

Massmail: Increased undergraduate enforcement of COVID-19 safety guidelines

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

Massmail: COV-Course – a free, non-credit course open to the public

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