Massmail: J&J vaccine appointments available in Livingston County

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) has alerted us that there are a select number of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine appointments for tomorrow and Friday available in Livingston County, about an hour away, for any individuals 18 years of age or older. The clinic is being run by the National Guard, and the Illinois… Continue Reading

Massmail: SHIELD CU testing available April 8 for university family members

University family members and households are invited to participate in COVID-19 testing through SHIELD CU beginning this Thursday, April 8.  The previous program launch was delayed due to an unexpected minor technical issue with the Safer Community app. The issue has been fixed for both Apple and Android users. Several successful tests have now been performed,… Continue Reading

Weekly update from Chancellor Jones (Week of March 29)

We are sharing guidance about on-campus events and summer camps. The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) has recently released updated Phase 4 guidance for in-person events and camps. Learn more on the Events page. We are offering alternative COVID-19 testing for individuals observing Ramadan.  If you will be fasting during Ramadan and concerned… Continue Reading

Massmail: Vaccine appointments

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) has announced that there are a select number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available tomorrow and next Wednesday and Thursday, and student employees of the university are eligible. Individuals in 1A and 1B categories, including students age 18 and older with certain health conditions as defined by the Illinois Department… Continue Reading

Planning for Academic Year 21-22

As we navigate the remaining challenges of COVID-19, we are confident that our SHIELD safety protocols, the State of Illinois’ mitigation efforts and the increased availability of the vaccine will allow us to operate the Fall 2021 semester in ways that will continue to provide the experience that undergraduate students, in-residence graduate students, faculty, staff… Continue Reading

Massmail: University COVID-19 Vaccination Guidance

Currently the university is not requiring employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. We encourage members of the university community to be vaccinated if and when they are able to do so. We also acknowledge that some individuals have health conditions or other reasons why they cannot be vaccinated. View the Vaccine page. View the message… Continue Reading

Summer camps guidance

The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) has recently released updated Phase 4 guidance to allow camps under certain conditions. We have used this information to provide guidelines for university-sponsored camps this summer. View the events page. View the message to faculty and staff.