COVID-19 Archive

  • Flu and bivalent COVID-19 booster event November 10

    Flu and bivalent COVID-19 booster event November 10

    Flu and bivalent COVID-19 booster shots for faculty and staff will be available Thursday, November 10, from 10 a.m. –noon, in the HR Training Room on the 13th floor of the Galvin Tower. Registration for this event is required and closes on November 8!

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  • Save the Date for Open Enrollment 2022, and Vaccination Event November 10

    Save the Date for Open Enrollment 2022, and Vaccination Event November 10

    Mark your calendars for Open Enrollment and a vaccination event (flu and bivalent COVID-19 boosters) this fall! Open enrollment for employee benefits for benefits eligible faculty and staff will be held from November 1 - 15, 2022. Changes made at Open Enrollment will become effective January 1, 2023. Watch IIT Today and your email for more information. Human Resources is also hosting a vaccination event for faculty and staff wishing to get flu shots and/or the new bivalent COVID-19 booster on Thursday, November 10, from 11am - 1pm in the Galvin Tower 13th Floor Training Room.

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  • New option for Purchasing OTC Covid-19 Tests at No Cost

    New option for Purchasing OTC Covid-19 Tests at No Cost

    Illinois Tech health plan members have an even easier way of purchasing over the counter Covid-19 tests through their CVS/Caremark pharmacy benefit: the new Direct to Consumer Shipping option.

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  • University Mask Mandate Lifted

    University Mask Mandate Lifted

    In keeping with recent health guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Illinois Tech will no longer require face coverings indoors or outdoors as of April 5. Of course, campus community members are welcome and encouraged to continue wearing face coverings if they prefer to do so.

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  • FDSN Seminar Series: Interlaboratory Comparison of SARS-CoV2 Molecular Detection Assays

    FDSN Seminar Series: Interlaboratory Comparison of SARS-CoV2 Molecular Detection Assays

    Join the Department of Food Science and Nutrition Thursday, January 27 at 1 p.m. online for this seminar series featuring guest speaker Kaiping Deng, a biologist and staff fellow at the United States FDA's Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (FDA/CFSAN) Proficiency Testing Program who will speak about continued search for intermediate hosts and potential reservoirs for SARS-CoV2 and critical animal surveillance in outbreak response and prevention.

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  • Want to Learn More About How to Optimize the Hybrid-Technology Classrooms for Your Students?

    Want to Learn More About How to Optimize the Hybrid-Technology Classrooms for Your Students?

    Office of Technology Services’ (OTS) staff are available to provide you with hybrid-classroom AV training either individually or in a group setting.

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  • Important Updates and Reminders for Return to Campus on January 24

    Important Updates and Reminders for Return to Campus on January 24

    As announced prior to the break, the university will operate all courses remotely until Monday, January 24, at which point the university will return to full in-person instruction. Please read these critical booster and testing updates and reminders for returning to campus later this month. As always, the university will continue to closely monitor COVID-19 metrics in Chicago and will continue to follow all relevant city, state, and federal guidance.

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  • COVID-19 Vaccine / Booster Clinic On Friday, January 14 and February 4

    COVID-19 Vaccine / Booster Clinic On Friday, January 14 and February 4

    Illinois College of Optometry is hosting an IDPH Vaccine/Booster Clinic on Friday, January 14 and February 4, 2022. Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson&Johnson vaccines and booster shots are available.

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  • Online Instruction to Begin Spring 2022 Semester

    Online Instruction to Begin Spring 2022 Semester

    As we continue to see a rise of COVID-19 in Chicago due to the omicron variant, the university will take the following steps to reduce the risk to students, faculty, and staff while also supporting our continued academic excellence.

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  • Booster Requirement and Work from Home Update

    Booster Requirement and Work from Home Update

    Consistent with current university vaccination requirements and applicable exemptions, the university has extended the deadline for all eligible students, faculty, and staff to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster until January 24, 2022, and for others, as soon thereafter as they are eligible.

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