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Coronavirus Updates

For the most up-to-date news, please see the University’s official COVID‑19 information webpage.

Last Updated: July 21, 2020

Latest Updates

The University of Texas at Dallas is closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Monitor the confirmed cases within the UTD campus community.

2020欧洲杯小组赛If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or had close contact with someone who has tested positive, please fill out our .

  • Following approval from their leadership, supervisors must submit a “Return to Administration” electronic form to elect employees to return to campus. Please see these steps.
  • fall 2020 registration information page has been added to the Comets United Students Guide. It details the five ways classes will be taught.
  • The Comets United page contains guidelines for staff and faculty, and for students choosing to return to campus for fall 2020.
  • Emergency aid is available to students through the federal CARES Act and the UT Dallas Student Emergency Financial Assistance Program. UT Dallas has established a website with more detailed information about each of these funds, as well as other resources for students in need of assistance.
  • President Richard C. Benson announces that UT Dallas will be open and educating students for the .
  • Instruction for all of the summer semester will be online. In addition, the following student fees for the summer semester have been waived: athletic, transportation, medical services, recreation facility and the student union.
  • All research laboratories have either greatly decreased or suspended on-site activities. More information regarding research operations can be found on the research continuity page.
  • Updates to University housing for current residents can be found on the housing website. Payments for residence halls or dining plans will be credited or reimbursed for unused portions.
  • All other campus events have been canceled, virtualized or postponed until further notice. Questions about previously scheduled events should be referred to the event sponsor. Event sponsors should consult with the appropriate dean or vice president for further input on cancellations.
  • Access to the Eugene McDermott Library, the Activity Center, Rec Center West, and most other academic, administrative and research buildings has been restricted to employees who are necessary to maintain the physical plant and research enterprise and to provide essential support services.
  • To minimize the spread of COVID-19, students, faculty and staff should follow the guidelines established by the to avoid becoming sick.
  • Students, faculty or staff asked to self-quarantine for a 14-day period should follow .

Outreach

At UT Dallas, faculty, staff, students, alumni and researchers are doing their part to meet the challenges of a global pandemic. The following highlights the efforts taking place at the University:

Professor Helps Launch Platform for Online Developmental Psychology Studies

2020欧洲杯小组赛UT Dallas psychologist Dr. Candice Mills is one of six scientists from six U.S. universities coast to coast who joined forces to launch the Children Helping Science project, which is designed to increase participation in online developmental psychology studies. (07/17/20)

The Office of Research and the Office of Graduate Education partnered on the Master’s Research Fellowship Program, which awarded grants to 56 students across a wide range of disciplines.
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See more outreach efforts at UT Dallas.

Travel Advisory Updated 7/22

Domestic Travel

  • The State of Texas has lifted domestic travel restrictions, however, institutional restrictions on University-related travel remain in place.
  • There are several states that have travel restrictions for individuals traveling from Texas. Follow state and local travel restrictions. For up-to-date information and travel guidance, check the state or local health department where you are, along your route, and at your planned destination. While you are traveling, it is possible a state or local government may put into place travel restrictions, such as stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders, mandated quarantines upon arrival, or even state border closures. Plan as you travel.

International Travel

  • Institutionally sponsored international travel is currently suspended.
  • The CDC advises those who have traveled internationally from the time they enter the U.S.
  • Per the CDC as of July 13

Our Commitment to All

2020欧洲杯小组赛This is a stressful time replete with worry for ourselves and our loved ones. Sadly, there are reports from around the country of people choosing to express their fear with hostile words and actions toward others solely because of their nationality, race or ethnicity. In light of these disturbing incidents, UT Dallas reaffirms its focus on our long history of respect for and support of people from around the world. It is essential to reaffirm that our University welcomes all, regardless of their country of origin, race, heritage or ethnicity.

Health and Safety

2020欧洲杯小组赛According to the CDC, fever, cough and shortness of breath are among the most-common which may appear in two to 14 days after exposure. If you or anyone you know has traveled to countries designated as — where widespread transmission has occurred — or has been in close contact with a traveler to one of these countries and is exhibiting any of these symptoms, we advise that you .

2020欧洲杯小组赛The health of our campus is very important. As with any communicable illness, we encourage students, faculty and staff to always take precautions to avoid becoming sick. Please review CDC guidelines on preventive measures:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Stay home when you are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue; then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
  •  wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating, and after blowing your nose, coughing or sneezing.
    • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.

Faculty and Staff: As always, if you have any concerns that affect your ability to work, contact your supervisor. Also, before you or your employees report to campus, please familiarize yourself with these steps.

About COVID-19

What is COVID-19?
COVID-19 is caused by a member of the coronavirus family that has been identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness.

What are the symptoms of COVID-19?
2020欧洲杯小组赛 Patients with confirmed COVID-19 infection have reportedly had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath. At this time, CDC believes that symptoms of COVID-19 may appear in as few as two days or as long as 14 days after exposure.

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Helpful Links

The University of Texas at Dallas offers a range of resources to the campus community. Students can find counseling, health care and academic support through the following services:

2020欧洲杯小组赛Check for updates on athletics, dining and other campus resources here:

2020欧洲杯小组赛Faculty and staff can get the latest information about health care and related benefits at:

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