President Sarah C. Mangelsdorf shares an update for the University community with a special thank-you to all of our frontline employees.
A message from Ravi Shankar, director of the International Services Office, to international students regarding quarantine, move-in, and housing options.
University Facilities and Services if offering a variety of signs you can download, print, and display in your office, lab, room, or other campus space.
A new guide outlines protocols and resources for non–Medical Center staff and faculty who are returning to work on campus.
Molly Jolliff, director of International Student Engagement, outlines support services and resources for students coping with quarantine.
The Faculty Club will be closed for the fall 2020 semester. The space will be reconfigured as a take-out only space with to-go meals.
The University has published a classroom assignments document to provide information on courses for fall 2020, including online or in-person format.
The Wilson Day tradition of community service for first-year students will include an expanded array of activities throughout the 2020–21 academic year.
The NCAA Division III Presidents Council has canceled 2020 fall sport championships, likely resulting in no games for Rochester teams this fall.
A new system means you will soon be able to check remotely to see how many people are using the Rush Rhees Library at any one time.
In a message to students, parents, faculty, and staff, President Sarah Mangelsdorf calls for a commitment to the health and safety of our community.
University leaders provide an update on the institution's financial recovery and active measures, including furloughs, hiring freeze, and remote work.
The University applauds the news today that the policy to bar the majority of international students from taking online-only courses has been rescinded.
Interim guidance to help students and families begin to make travel plans that include a possible 14-day self-quarantine obligation when arriving on campus.
The University issues updated guidance on domestic travel, including University-related and personal travel, for faculty, staff, and students.
The University continues to require that those employees working from home continue to do so unless approved to return by leadership.
University of Rochester Provost Rob Clark outlines plans for restarting amid the COVID-19 pandemic and what the fall semester will look like as classes resume.
Updated policies for the University of Rochester community for University-related and personal travel, both domestic and international.
Information for University of Rochester non-Medical Center staff on how to obtain and purchase protective equipment for departments amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
University leaders announce additional steps to mitigate current and projected budget shortfalls in many areas as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Provost outlines target scheduling objectives to help plan how to safely re-open in fall 2020. All plans are subject to NYS approval.
The Coronavirus University Restart Team announces that all staff who have been working remotely since March should continue to do so until further notice.
The University outlines a phased approach to restarting research activities in accordance with state guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19.
University announces updates to parking fees and vacation policy to support faculty and staff during the coronavirus pandemic.
Due to uncertain COVID-19 conditions abroad, the University has made the difficult decision to cancel all education abroad programs for fall 2020.
Provost Clark offers an update on efforts to resume research activity on campuses and provide guidance for maintaining social distance in labs.
The University community is reminded to wear a face mask and to take steps to stop the spread of COVID-19 when heading outdoors.
University leadership announces a temporary furlough program for staff on the River Campus, at Eastman and Memorial Art Gallery, and on the South Campus.
Medical Center leadership announces a temporary workforce reduction plan at URMC to address financial challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The University issues new face mask guidelines for employees and students who work or reside on the non-Medical Center campuses.
President Sarah Mangelsdorf and senior leaders outline steps the University is taking to sustain operations during the coronavirus pandemic.
Residential Life wants students to know that if they were unable to move their belongings out of campus housing before March 22, they are still secure.
President Sarah Mangelsdorf shares an update with the University community and words of encouragment.
Melissa Sturge-Apple, vice provost and University dean of graduate education, offers reassurance and guidance to prospective graduate students.
Updates to non-Medical Center managers from Human Resources regarding hiring, performance evaluations, staffing needs, and more.
Efforts continue to de-densifying residential campus spaces to protect students from COVID-19 and to free up spaces for quarantine and isolation areas.
President Mangelsdorf shares an update on how the University is responding to the COVID-19 public health crisis.
The Dean’s Office in AS&E clarifies academic policies and announces decision to extend deadline for students to select the letter grade option to April 10.
In a message to faculty, Provost Rob Clark confirms that the University will conclude the 2020 spring semester on its regular schedule.
Tony Kinslow, associate vice president for human resources, shares several resources at the University that may help employees cope with new challenges.
To ensure the networks and services continue to run smoothly, IT is requesting members of the University community adopt the following practices.
University leadership announces a commitment to continuing full salary and benefits for all part-time and full-time faculty and staff for the foreseeable future.
All University of Rochester travelers abroad are strongly advised to return immediately either to the U.S. or their home country.
University of Rochester President Sarah Mangelsdorf announces the decision to cancel on-campus commencement celebrations this May.
Provost Robert Clark announces the University will extend spring break by a week. Classes for AS&E, Eastman, and some other schools resume on Monday, March 23.
University President Sarah Mangelsdorf delivers a message to the University community about COVID-19.
University leaders address guidelines for operations, reporting to work, unexpected childcare issues, or essential staffing.
These guidelines are intended to address the questions people have about travel and possible exposure to the coronavirus disease.
University of Rochester leaders offer an update on Human Resources policies and practices for staff who may be affected by the coronavirus situation.
Jeff Runner, dean of the College, offers an update on the University’s social distancing efforts and guidelines for students leaving campus.
The University announces classes will be held online through the end of the academic year as part of more stringent social distancing steps due to COVID-19.
The University is now restricting all University-sponsored and -supported domestic and international travel until further notice.
The University of Rochester issues new restrictions and guidelines for travel, events, and meetings that will be in effect now through April 15.
University of Rochester graduate students, post-docs, faculty, and staff can find answers to questions about business-related travel expenses.
This update includes the latest travel precautions, guidance, and advisories in place, as well as details on how the University is addressing COVID-19.
This coronavirus update was sent to staff at the University of Rochester Medical Center in the February 28 issue of URMC This Week.
The University of Rochester is working diligently to stay ahead of COVID-19 developments worldwide to keep the community well-prepared and well-informed.
- Coronavirus-Themed E-mail Phishing (Feb. 21)
- University Continues to Monitor Novel Coronavirus (Jan. 30)
- Update on Novel Coronavirus (Jan. 23)
- Statement from the University of Rochester Medical Center (Jan. 23)