Weekly Update from Chancellor Jones (10/19 – 10/23)

We are providing important Fall Break and Spring 2021 guidance. Stay up-to-date on the new COVID-19 requirements and precautions we are taking in the next several months, including guidance for before and after Fall Break and changes to the Spring 2021 schedule. We have conducted more than half a million COVID-19 tests on campus. Thanks to… Continue Reading

Massmail: Important Fall Break and Spring 2021 guidance

Faculty, students and staff were sent important updates on new COVID-19 requirements and precautions we are taking in the next several months, with special instructions for those students who are required to participate in the on-campus COVID-19 testing program. There is also guidance on changes to the Spring 2021 schedule. View the student message. View… Continue Reading

Spring 2021 Study Abroad Suspension

The University has extended the suspension of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign study abroad through May 2021. This decision applies to Spring 2021 and includes all program types (exchange, direct enroll, provider programs, faculty-led, and study abroad by petition). Study abroad departing in June 2021 will evaluated in early spring. For more information, visit the Study… 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

Study Abroad Update: Department of State advice

In light of the Global Level 4 Health Advisory from the U.S. Department of State advising Americans to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is issuing new instructions for students who are abroad. You can read the full message online.

Study abroad departure planning: academic information

The International Safety and Security office at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has sent additional details and resources related to academics for students on study abroad. You can read the full information online.