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Hosting campus events and visitors

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

Updated: January 08, 2021

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Because of COVID-19, face-to-face events will have some limitations.
  • Event organizers and visitors should follow all health and safety guidelines.
  • Virtual and hybrid event options are encouraged.

Events hosted by units and organizations must be conducted in a safe and healthy manner. Because of COVID-19, face-to-face events will have some limitations.

External groups that are not sponsored by a UT department cannot hold events on campus at this time.

Event organizers should:

Visitors should:

  • Maintain social distancing and wear face coverings as directed.
  • Complete health screening forms as directed.
  • Not attend an event if they have symptoms of COVID-19 or suspect they have been exposed to COVID-19.
  • Immediately report to the event organizer if they think they attended an event while sick or potentially exposed to COVID-19.

View COVID-19 event guidelines provided by the Office of Campus Event Services.

Visitors and vendors can complete the visitor and vendor health self-screening online or download the form and submit it to the sponsoring department.

Guests and drop-in visits

Guests on campus for drop-in visits need to complete a visitor health screening form and return it to the sponsoring department. Guests should also maintain social distancing and wear face coverings as directed.

Visitors and vendors can complete the visitor and vendor health self-screening online or download the form and submit it to the sponsoring department.

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