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Coping and support resources

Updated: August 28, 2020

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

Testing, screening, and contact tracing

Updated: October 21, 2020

The campus’s program includes periodic testing of wastewater in residential facilities, community saliva testing of asymptomatic students living on campus, nasal swab diagnostic testing for students, and self-screenings and contact tracing for students and employees.

Protection of those at high risk

Updated: July 09, 2020

The university is helping to protect faculty, staff, and students at high risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

Vaccination requirements

Updated: September 24, 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.

Hosting campus events and visitors

Updated: October 21, 2020

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

Required daily health self-screening

Updated: August 21, 2020

To help slow the spread of COVID-19, daily temperature checks and health self-screening are required for students and employees.

When to self-isolate

Updated: September 18, 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: September 06, 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: August 14, 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.

What to do if you feel sick

Updated: September 18, 2020

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

Cleaning and disinfecting

Updated: August 28, 2020

Everyone has a role in keeping spaces clean.

Handwashing

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.

Return to work plan

Updated: July 23, 2020

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.

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