Massmail: Testing sites closed Thursday and Friday

All on-campus COVID-19 testing sites will be closed on Thursday, Aug. 13 and Friday, Aug. 14 to add some essential new equipment and complete the training of new staff that have joined our team. Due to the closures, the faculty and staff testing requirement will be waived this week. However, if you were planning on… Continue Reading

Massmail: Final preparations before you start the fall semester

Provost Andreas Cangellaris, Dean of the Graduate College Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Danita M. B. Young sent a new massmail to all students outlining final preparations students should be making ahead of the Fall 2020 semester. The massmail is available online. This information is also available in our Guide for Students… Continue Reading

Massmail: Required on-campus COVID-19 testing information

Chancellor Robert Jones sent a new massmail with information about the university’s on-campus COVID-19 testing program. On-campus testing will be required for all students, faculty and staff participating in on-campus activities in the Fall 2020 semester. The massmail is available online. More detailed information about the university’s on-campus testing program and testing requirements for students,… Continue Reading

Video available for COVID-19 Briefing Series: Data Modeling

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Professors Sergei Maslov and Nigel Goldenfeld have been creating data models about COVID-19 since early in the pandemic, and their data has been instrumental in some of the state’s responses to COVID-19. In this edition of the COVID-19 Briefing Series, professors Maslov and Goldenfeld explain in greater detail their COVID-19 data… Continue Reading

Video available for COVID-19 Briefing Series: Return to Campus

On August 5, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign hosted another edition of the COVID-19 Briefing Series, with this particular presentation focused on what students and their families need to know before students return to campus. If you were unable to watch the briefing live, a recording has been posted to YouTube: The briefing covers a… Continue Reading

Massmails: Important Fall 2020 Update, Requirements and Expectations

Chancellor Robert Jones sent new massmail messages to faculty, staff and students with information for the Fall 2020 semester. Some of the topics covered in the messages include: On-Campus COVID-19 Testing Contact Tracing Quarantine & Isolation Fall 2020 Residence Instruction after November 20 Classroom Management Guide for Instructors Guidance for University Employees The faculty/staff massmail… Continue Reading

COVID-19 Briefing Series: Data Modeling

The University of Illinois will host a COVID-19 Briefing about COVID-19 data modeling. The Briefing will stream live on Thursday, August 6 at 11:30 a.m. CDT. The briefing is the latest in the university‚Äôs COVID-19 Briefing Series. This briefing will discuss in detail the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers’ data model that is being… Continue Reading

COVID-19 Briefing Series: SHIELD – Target, Test, Tell

For the next presentation in the COVID-19 Briefing Series, Chancellor Robert Jones will be joined by two members of the SHIELD: Target, Test, Tell committee. This committee is charged with developing strategies on how the university plans to conduct COVID-19 testing and exposure notifications to maximize the safety of our university community. The briefing will… Continue Reading