The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) has announced that there are a select number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for individuals 16 years of age or older who live or work in Champaign County. This means that all University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign faculty, staff and students are now eligible to make an appointment. View the… Continue Reading
Ramadan is expected to begin on the evening of April 12 and observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting, contemplation and reflection. Individuals fasting during Ramadan who may be concerned about producing a saliva sample for COVID-19 testing can request a nasal swab test to satisfy testing requirements. This option will be available… Continue Reading
Our university COVID-19 saliva test is now available for family and household members of University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign faculty, staff and students through SHIELD CU, a partnership program with OSF HealthCare. See more information about SHIELD CU here. View the full message to students, faculty and staff.
The university has been working closely with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) to monitor local cases of a new COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) variant known as B.1.1.7. View the full message to students, faculty and staff.
Wednesday, Feb. 17 is the first of three non-instruction days in the modified Spring 2021 academic calendar. As a reminder, non-instruction days are to be left entirely free of any mandatory course obligations. These days are intended to provide important and necessary breaks for our students. View the full message.
We are extending course drop deadlines and offering additional grading options for the Spring 2021 semester. In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and with approval by the Academic Senate, we are implementing academic policy modifications effective immediately for the Spring 2021 semester. This includes extended drop deadlines and Pass COVID/No Pass COVID grade mode options. … Continue Reading
The university has successfully completed our re-entry testing program for the Spring 2021 semester. Beginning today, the essential activities only guidance has been lifted. Thank you for doing your part to maximize the safety of our entire community. View the full message.
We are reminding students to participate in essential activities only until at least Feb 8. For the first several weeks of the semester, students should limit their in-person interactions to only the most essential activities. The target date for lifting essential activities only is Monday, Feb. 8 but it could be sooner or later depending… Continue Reading
For the first several weeks, students should limit their in-person interactions to only the most essential activities: taking COVID-19 tests, attending class, purchasing groceries and food, going to work, engaging in individual outdoor activity, attending religious services and seeking medical attention. This also means that once you arrive on campus for the semester, you should… Continue Reading
A new massmail included a detailed summary of information you will need to know to maximize safety for the Spring 2021 semester. View the message to undergraduate and graduate students. View the message to faculty and staff.