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COVID-19 Information and Support

The health and safety of our campus community is our number one concern.

Read our three-phase plan for returning faculty and staff to campus

For Instructors

For Instructors

Safety practices will include measures to create physical distance, enhanced cleaning, and use of disinfecting wipes, hand sanitizer, and face coverings. Safety in classrooms and instructional labs

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Last updated July 10, 2020 at 12:50 pm

For Staff

For Staff

The university will follow a data-driven three-phase plan to gradually return to working on campus. The plan’s goals are to protect the health of employees, help ensure the well-being of the community, and carefully and deliberately prepare for fall semester. The plan will be updated as it progresses. Return to work plan

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Last updated July 09, 2020 at 12:46 pm

The rise in COVID-19 cases has led to considerable misinformation on social media and elsewhere. Please consult the CDC website for the most up-to-date and accurate information about the virus and help reduce the spread of misinformation.

Media Inquiries

Members of the news media should contact Owen Driskill at or 865-974-2383 with any questions about UT’s response to the coronavirus.

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