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Community Saliva Testing

October 12, 2020

Participation is required for students living in on-campus residence halls or sorority and fraternity houses.

Commencement Plans Announced

October 05, 2020

In-person commencement ceremonies will be held in November to celebrate spring, summer, and fall 2020 graduates.

Nursing and Athletics Partner to Provide Game Day Health Screenings

October 01, 2020

Faculty and students are exemplifying the Volunteer spirit by conducting health screenings at home football games this fall.

Travel Restrictions Ending Soon

September 28, 2020

Restrictions on university-related domestic travel will end September 30.

Flu Vaccine Clinic This Thursday

September 28, 2020

Upcoming campus flu vaccine clinics will ease the process of meeting the flu shot requirement this fall.

Chancellor’s Updates for the Week of September 28

September 28, 2020

Information on this week's Chancellor's office hours and livestream updates.

Temporary Isolation Housing

September 28, 2020

Today residential students who test positive for COVID-19 will begin moving into Massey Hall for temporary isolation housing.

Increasing Campus Safety Efforts

September 24, 2020

We are increasing our efforts at campus safety with a comprehensive testing program that includes wastewater, pooled saliva, and nasal swab testing in residence halls and fraternity and sorority houses.

This Week: Chancellor’s COVID-19 Update and Office Hours

September 21, 2020

Vice Chancellor for Research Deb Crawford and Chancellor Plowman will discuss our overall testing strategy as well as early results from systematic testing during tomorrow’s live update.

Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

September 17, 2020

The spring academic calendar has been revised to reduce the potential for travel-related spread of COVID-19.

Deborah Birx Visits Rocky Top

September 17, 2020

Deborah Birx, coronavirus response coordinator for the Office of the Vice President, visited UT this week.

Focused measures to slow COVID-19 spread on campus

September 10, 2020

Additional steps will be implemented beginning immediately.

Massey Hall Relocation Announcement

September 09, 2020

Read the text of the email sent to residents of Massey Hall by Vice Chancellor for Student Life Frank Cuevas at 10:55 a.m. on September 9.

Spread the Word: New Outdoor Study Spaces

September 08, 2020

From hammock stands to white tents with Wi-Fi, new amenities are popping up around campus.

Tips for Succeeding in Online Classes

September 08, 2020

View the Online Academic Success guide on the Student Success website.

Ongoing Support for Employees and Students

September 08, 2020

View an updated guide to personal and professional resources.

How and Where to Self-Isolate

September 07, 2020

Find answers to common questions from students about quarantine and isolation, meals, transportation, and additional topics.

Study Outside for a Change

September 03, 2020

Tents and hammocks are popping up around campus to provide students with flexible outdoor study spaces.

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