Massmail: COVID-19 case increase

It is a critically important time period for the safety of our entire community, with a need for everyone to be more diligent than ever. Faculty, staff and graduate students are asked to take precautions beginning immediately as part of the Shield Surge plan. View more details for faculty & staff. View more details for graduate students.

Massmail: Thanksgiving and Fall Break Policies

Everyone needs to do their part to protect themselves and our community. The university is asking students to take precautions starting right now to minimize COVID-19 spread over the Thanksgiving holiday. Before Fall Break Do not have or attend parties. Parties spread COVID-19. The result is increased transmission, innocent people getting sick or hospitalized and the… Continue Reading

COVID-19 Testing Locations & Hours for Fall and Winter Break

On-campus testing will continue to be available throughout Fall Break, the rest of the Fall semester and Winter Break. As always, be sure to check the testing location page or your Safer Illinois app before testing at your usual location. Please stay up-to-date on your testing schedule if you are continuing to reside in 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

Video now available for COVID-19 Briefing Series: Human Resources

If you were unable to watch the live stream of the COVID-19 Briefing Series: Human Resources on July 23, a recording of the Briefing is now available on YouTube: The briefing covers a number of topics of interest to university employees, including remote work, quarantine, what happens if an employee tests positive for COVID-19, non-compliance,… Continue Reading

Massmail: Post-Spring Break Information

The latest updates about course delivery, events, meetings and travel are detailed in a massmail sent by Chancellor Robert Jones and Provost Andreas Cangellaris. You can read the massmail online.

Massmail Update: International Travel

On Monday, March 2 the University of Illinois issued new information in a massmail about study abroad programs. Four recent developments were discussed: All students, faculty members and staff are required to leave Italy. New escalations of U.S. Department of State travel advisory to “Level 4, Avoid Travel” for regions of Italy have led us to… Continue Reading