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Announcements

July 15, 2021: All Campus Email From Katie Callow-Wright, Executive Vice President of the University and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President || Additional University Guidance for Phase 5 Transition

July 14, 2021: Email to Faculty, Other Academic Appointees, Postdoctoral Researchers, and Staff from Ka Yee C. Lee, Provost, and Katie Callow-Wright, Executive Vice President of the University and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President || How Employees Can Confirm Their Vaccination Status

July 13, 2021: Email to Faculty, Other Academic Appointees, Postdoctoral Researchers, and Staff from Ka Yee C. Lee, Provost, and Katie Callow-Wright, Executive Vice President of the University and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President || University Employee Vaccination Requirement

June 16, 2021: All-campus email from Katie Callow-Wright, Executive Vice President of the University and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President || University Guidance for Phase 5 Transition

May 18, 2021: All-campus email from Ka Yee C. Lee, Provost, and Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University || COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for Students

April 22, 2021: All-campus email from Katie Callow-Wright, Executive Vice President of the University and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President || Phase 2 Vaccination

April 19, 2021: All-campus email from Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University || COVID-19 Restrictions Begin Lifting

April 16, 2021: All-campus email from Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University, and Eric Heath, Associate Vice President for Safety & Security || Extension of COVID-19 Restrictions Through April 21

April 14, 2021: All-campus email from Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University, and Eric Heath, Associate Vice President for Safety & Security || COVID-19 Restrictions Extended Through Friday

April 9, 2021: All-campus email from Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University, and Eric Heath, Associate Vice President for Safety & Security || Further Information on Response to COVID-19 Cluster

April 8, 2021: All-campus email from Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University, and Eric Heath, Associate Vice President for Safety & Security || Restrictions in Response to Large Cluster of COVID-19 Cases Among Undergraduates

February 24, 2021: All-campus email from Melina Hale, Vice Provost, and Brett Leibsker, Interim Associate Vice President for Human Resources || Time-Sensitive: Important Information to Prepare for Phase 1c and 2 Vaccine Distribution

February 10, 2021: All-campus email from Katie Callow-Wright, Executive Vice President of the University and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President || COVID-19 Variants Action Steps

February 1, 2021:  Convocation 2021 

January 25, 2021: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Information on COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution for Phase 1b

January 14, 2021: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Update on Vaccination Guidelines and Planning

January 11, 2021: All-campus email from Katie Callow-Wright, Executive Vice President of the University and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President || Opportunity to enroll in COVID-19 Voluntary Surveillance Testing Program for Winter Quarter

January 4, 2021: All-campus email from President Robert J. Zimmer & Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Preparing for Winter Quarter

December 11, 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Building on COVID-19 Successes for Winter Quarter

November 13, 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Precautions for Holiday Travel and Reinforcement of Remote Work

November 12, 2020: Email to Faculty, Other Academic Appointees, and Staff || Update on University Finances

October 29, 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Changes to the Academic Calendar for Winter and Spring Quarters

September 15, 2020: All campus video || Return to Campus Student Video

September 9, 2020: Email to students living in residence halls from Richard Mason, Assistant Vice President for Campus Life, and Dr. Richard McDonough, Senior Medical Director for Student Health || Residence Hall COVID-19 Mandatory Surveillance Testing Program Updates

September 9, 2020: All campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee and Katie Callow-Wright,  Executive Vice President of the University and Chief of Staff in the Office of the President || University Update on COVID-19 Voluntary Surveillance Testing Program

September 4, 2020: All Student Email from Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University || Expectations of Students During Autumn Quarter

September 2, 2020: All Student Email from Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University ||  Student Procedures Regarding Travel and Quarantine

August 26, 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Additional Details on Autumn Quarter 2020 Plans

August 4, 2020: All-campus email from President Robert J. Zimmer & Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || UChicago Health Pact

July 3, 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || New Chicago Travel Order

June 30, 2020: All-campus email from President Robert J. Zimmer & Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Autumn Quarter 2020 Plans

June 12, 2020: Email to Faculty, Other Academic Appointees, and Staff || Resumption of In-Person Activity and Guide

June 10, 2020: All-campus email from President Robert J. Zimmer || An Update on Financial Measures

June 4, 2020: Message from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || CARES Act Funds for Students

June 3, 2020: Message from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || An Update On Campus-wide Planning

May 27, 2020: Message from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || A Phased Approach For The Resumption Of On-Campus Research

May 15, 2020: All-campus email from President Robert J. Zimmer || Planning Underway For Eventual Resumption Of Campus Activities

May 8,, 2020: Message from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || New Guidance On Summer Programming

May 7, 2020: All-campus email from President Robert J. Zimmer || COVID-19 Financial Implications Update

May 5, 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Research Resumption

April 30, 2020: Response to Calls for Reduced Tuition

April 24, 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Extension of Stay at Home Order

April 21, 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Financial Support

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April 6, 2020: All-campus video message from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Spring Quarter Welcome Message

April 5, 2020: All-campus email from President Robert J. Zimmer || Spring Quarter Welcome Message

March 30, 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Academic and administrative campus buildings will have restricted access

March 28, 2020: All-campus email from President Robert J. Zimmer || Supporting our South Side neighbors, businesses, and nonprofits

March 25 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee and Executive Vice President of the University for Biology and Medicine, Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD || Update on COVID-19 precautions and testing

March 22, 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || Updated travel alert from the U.S. State Department

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March 10 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee and Executive Vice President of the University for Biology and Medicine, Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD || University suspending nonessential travel, faculty-led Study Abroad programs, and events of more than 100 people

Mar. 3 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee and Executive Vice President of the University for Biology and Medicine, Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD || University strongly discourages travel to any country with a CDC travel health notice of Level 3

Feb. 28 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee and Executive Vice President of the University for Biology and Medicine, Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD || New travel guidelines and an update on University precautionary steps

Feb. 21 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee || University strongly advises travelers check COVID-19 alerts and precautions at all destinations

Feb. 6 2020: All-campus email from Provost Ka Yee C. Lee and Executive Vice President of the University for Biology and Medicine, Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD || University following CDPH guidance on self-quarantine following travel from mainland China

Feb. 4 2020: View Feb. 4 website update

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Jan. 24 2020: All-campus email from Provost Daniel Diermeier and Executive Vice President of the University for Biology and Medicine, Kenneth S. Polonsky, MD ||  Update on COVID-19 screening procedures

Jan. 23 2020: Website update ||  Recommended actions for preventing the spread of viruses

If you have been exposed to or test positive for COVID-19, promptly report to C19HealthReport@uchicago.edu, even if you have not been on campus.