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
The first COVID-19 vaccine shipment has arrived in our community. The Illinois Department of Public Health is coordinating with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) to distribute the vaccines. CUPHD has told us that the university will likely receive its first allotment within the coming week. For more information, visit the CUPHD vaccination website here. Please continue to… 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.
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
In response to advice and input from our students, and approval by the Academic Senate, the university is implementing academic policy modifications for the Fall 2020 semester. These changes acknowledge the unique and challenging pandemic-related circumstances and the additional stress it has caused for students. More details will be available on the Office of the… Continue Reading
We are updating COVID-19 testing locations and hours. There will be changes to testing center locations and hours starting Nov. 21. We are providing study spaces and exam locations after Fall Break. The locations will be available from Nov. 30 to Dec. 18 for those who must be on campus after Fall Break. We are encouraging you… Continue Reading
Student Affairs shares support resources during this challenging time. If you become concerned about a student, the Student Assistance Center (SAC) can help. Staff in the SAC is available Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Additionally, the Emergency Dean Program provides a University administrator who is on-call to assist in emergency situations that occur after business… Continue Reading