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How and where to self-isolate

Updated: May 07, 2021

Your health care provider or the university’s contact tracing team will determine whether you need to quarantine or isolate.

Teaching resources

Updated: May 07, 2021

Instructors can access multiple resources related to COVID-19 and teaching.

Coping and support resources

Updated: January 27, 2021

Resources are available to help employees and students cope during the pandemic. Reach out if you need help.


Updated: September 23, 2020

The Office of Research and Engagement website is the best source of information about research activities.

Off-campus student events and social gatherings

Updated: February 16, 2021

The CDC has consistently urged caution with gatherings and outlines numerous prevention measures needed for activities.

Data monitoring and contingency options

Updated: May 10, 2021

We monitor several key metrics. Any decision to implement contingencies will be based not on a single factor but on a combination of metrics providing insight into the health and safety of the campus community.

Testing, screening, and contact tracing

Updated: May 07, 2021

The campus offers free COVID-19 testing and has a contract tracing team dedicated to assisting students and employees who have COVID-19 or have been exposed.


Updated: May 07, 2021

Vol Dining is open with protective measures in place to make the experience convenient, enjoyable, and safe.

Vaccination requirements

Updated: April 21, 2021

Vaccination requirements apply to all campuses and institutes in the UT System and are established to protect the health and safety of the university community.

Hosting campus events and visitors

Updated: May 07, 2021

Events hosted by units and organizations must be conducted in a safe and healthy manner.

When to self-isolate

Updated: May 07, 2021

Students, faculty, and staff who self-isolate need to complete a COVID-19 self-isolation form.

Requirement to wear face coverings

Updated: April 30, 2021

To slow the spread of COVID-19, students, faculty, and staff must wear face coverings on campus.

What to do if you feel sick

Updated: May 07, 2021

Stay home, limit contact with others, and contact your health care provider.

Cleaning and disinfecting

Updated: May 07, 2021

Although the risk of surface transmission of COVID-19 is low, Facilities Services provides regular cleaning as a continued precaution.

The Volunteer Commitment

Updated: July 27, 2020

Our community will act with courage to protect others, even if it means sacrificing some comforts of a typical campus experience.

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