New event guidance

As we continue to navigate the impacts of COVID-19, the safety and well-being of our entire community remains our number one priority. The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) has recently released updated Phase 4 guidance to expand capacity limits for some in-person events. View the events page. View the message to faculty… Continue Reading

Massmail: Vaccine appointments for this week

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) has announced that there are a select number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available, and higher education employees, including student employees, are eligible. View message to students. View message to faculty and staff.

Massmail: Fall 2021 student fees

In Fall 2020 and Spring 2021, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, fee assessment was changed each semester in recognition of the reduced in-person services and course offerings. In anticipation of a semester that will more closely resemble pre-pandemic conditions, Fall 2021 fees will return to standard assessment for students in campus-based programs. Fee… Continue Reading

Massmail: COVID-19 testing for university family members

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.

Massmail: Vaccines for higher education employees

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) has announced that there are a select number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available, and higher education employees, including student employees, are now eligible. Individuals in 1A and 1B categories, including Champaign County residents age 16 and older with certain health conditions as defined by the Illinois Department of Public… Continue Reading

Massmail: Vaccines for students 16 and older in 1A or 1B categories

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD) has announced that there are a select number of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for current students 16 and older in 1A and 1B categories, including individuals with certain health conditions as defined by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) or disabilities. View the full message to students.

Massmail: Summer health fee waivers for graduate students

Due to the exceptional circumstances under the pandemic, the Graduate College, with the support of the Chancellor and the Office of the Provost, has approved an emergency modification to the existing Summer Automatic Waiver Policy for 2021. This modification will extend the fee waivers under this policy to include partial coverage of the Health Insurance… Continue Reading

Massmail: Guidance for non-instruction day on March 24

Non-instruction days are to be left entirely free of any mandatory course obligations. This also means work should not be increased immediately before or after these days in a way that does not allow for a break. These days are intended to provide important and necessary rest for our students. View the full message to… Continue Reading

Weekly update from Chancellor Jones (Week of 3/15)

We are sharing information about the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund. Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund grants are being distributed to students in need. Undergraduate students who are eligible will receive an email. Graduate students are encouraged to submit an application when it’s available on the Graduate College website. We are reminding students, faculty and… Continue Reading

Massmail: COVID-19 Emergency Grants for Graduate Students

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will soon launch a second COVID-19 emergency grant program for graduate students. The program is funded in large part by the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF) II, which is part of the Federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), 2021. View the full message to graduate students.