This message is to provide reminders and guidance to those who may be exposed to COVID-19 and identified as a close contact.
In our continued efforts to be responsive to the Illinois governor's executive order issued Aug. 26, 2021, we’d like to clarify the university’s processes, as well as the adjustments to some of the fall 2021 COVID-19 policies and other frequently asked questions.
The mandate states if someone is unable to get vaccinated or doesn’t get vaccinated by Sept. 5, 2021, they will be enrolled in our testing protocols.
Earlier today, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker announced that all higher education personnel and students will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
While we closely monitor the current spread of COVID-19 and its potential impact, we ask all of you to remain vigilant during this time.
We’re excited about what the year will bring, but we’re also cautious.
Here are some updates about what’s happening on campus, so please read each point carefully.