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Cleaning and disinfecting

Updated: August 06, 2020

Everyone has a role in keeping spaces clean.

Testing, screening, and contact tracing

Updated: July 24, 2020

The university’s program includes testing of symptomatic students and asymptomatic close contacts, self-screenings, regular surveillance testing, and contact tracing.


Updated: August 06, 2020

Vol Dining will be open for the fall semester with protective measures in place to make the experience convenient, enjoyable, and safe.

Life outside the classroom

Updated: August 05, 2020

Students will have plenty of ways to experience campus life while following health and safety guidelines.

Vaccination requirements

Updated: July 01, 2020

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.

When to self-isolate

Updated: July 24, 2020

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

What happens when a COVID-19 case is reported

Updated: July 24, 2020

Guided by expertise from public health officials and the CDC, university staff responds quickly to reports related to COVID-19 on campus.

Requirement to wear face coverings

Updated: July 30, 2020

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

Social distancing on campus

Updated: June 10, 2020

Social distancing means keeping space—about six feet—from other people as much as possible.

Living in residence halls

Updated: July 24, 2020

University Housing will communicate directly with students about move-in, logistical information, and expectations.

What to do if you feel sick

Updated: July 24, 2020

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


Updated: June 01, 2020

Handwashing is a crucial habit to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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.

Coping and support resources

Updated: June 25, 2020

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

Fall semester overview: What students can expect on campus

Updated: July 30, 2020

This overview provides an outline of how fall semester will work with social distancing and preventative measures in place.

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