News

2021

UChicago Student Wellness, Human Resources Offering Free Flu Shots to Campus Community

September 16, 2021

UChicago Student Wellness, in collaboration with Human Resources, is offering free flu shots this Autumn Quarter on campus to faculty, other academic appointees, staff and students with a University ID. 


UChicago Medicine Experts Answer Questions on Autumn Quarter, COVID-19 Vaccines, and the Delta Variant

September 10, 2021

A video featuring Dr. Emily Landon, Associate Professor of Medicine and Executive Medical Director for Infection Prevention and Control, and Dr. Stephen Weber, Professor of Medicine, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer – UChicago Medicine Health System – addresses some common questions about the Delta variant, the precautions in place on our campus, and the continued importance of widespread COVID-19 vaccination.


Public Health Precautions for Return to Campus

August 26, 2021

The University of Chicago community will be welcomed back to campus this academic year with the added protection of widespread vaccination against COVID-19, and a host of other safety precautions.


Update on Safety Initiatives

August 17, 2021

The University will implement additional safety measures during the 2021-22 academic year.


Commitment to Undergraduate Financial Aid and Educational Access

August 16, 2021

The University of Chicago is launching a new $200 million commitment to educational access and financial aid for undergraduate students in honor of President Robert J. Zimmer.


Updated Masking Requirements

August 2, 2021

In light of new information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the University is revising its masking requirements.


Steps to Confirm Vaccination Status Via a Registry

July 14, 2021

University faculty, other academic appointees, postdoctoral researchers, and staff, including all BSD employees, should upload proof of their COVID-19 vaccination in the University’s registry by August 13, 2021.


University Employee Vaccination Requirement

July 13, 2021

The University expects every University employee to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they cannot do so because of a medical or religious reason or other authorized exemptions.


Update on Missing College Student

July 9, 2021

The University of Chicago learned that Ilan Naibryf, a rising fourth-year student in the College, is confirmed to be among those who died in the tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium building in Surfside, Florida, on June 24.


Update on Shooting Involving a University Student

July 4, 2021

The University of Chicago has learned that the undergraduate student shot on Thursday, July 1, while sitting in an off-campus Chicago Transit Authority train has passed away from his injuries. He was Max Solomon Lewis, a rising third-year student in the College.


Shooting Involving a University Student

July 2, 2021

The University has learned that a student in the College was shot and injured by what appears to be a stray bullet.


COVID-19 Vaccination Video Q+A with UChicago Medicine‚Äôs Dr. Stephen Weber

June 21, 2021

To help address some common questions about COVID-19 vaccination from a medical perspective, students are invited to check out a video with Dr. Stephen Weber, Chief Medical Officer and Vice President for Clinical Effectiveness at the University of Chicago Medicine.


Juneteenth

June 18, 2021

Review the events and discussions throughout campus that have been planned to commemorate Juneteenth.


Steps to Fulfill COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

June 10, 2021

As the University announced on May 18, all students participating in in-person classes, research, or activities in the U.S. are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 starting with the 2021 Autumn Quarter. Richard McDonough, MD, Senior Medical Director for Student Health, wrote to outline the process for complying with this requirement.


Expanded Library Services for Summer and Autumn

June 8, 2021

In keeping with the University’s preparations for Summer and Autumn quarters and the needs expressed by academics, students, and staff, the Library will offer expanded services in the coming months. Library planning includes implementation of all University safety measures.


Campus Discourse and International Conflict

June 1, 2021

President Robert J. Zimmer and Provost Ka Yee C. Lee wrote to the campus community following a statement by the incoming Undergraduate Student Government on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement for Students

May 18, 2021

Starting with the 2021 Autumn Quarter the University of Chicago will require all students to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.


2020-2021 CSL Staff Awards Nomination Process Underway

May 12, 2021

The annual CSL Staff Awards recognize staff members in CSL who have made valuable contributions to UChicago, whether through their interactions with students, faculty, staff, and others, or through the development of new systems, policies, and programs.


Nominate Staff Members for the 2021 Marlene F. Richman Award

May 12, 2021

The Marlene F. Richman Award was created in honor of Marlene F. Richman, who served students with extraordinary commitment and care during a career that spanned four decades.


Preparing Our Future Together

May 10, 2021

Incoming UChicago President Paul Alivisatos addressed the UChicago community.