Weekly Recap – June 26

Week of June 22 COVID-19 Recap

Thank you to everyone for your patience as we work diligently to prepare for the future.

The COVID-19 website has been updated to reflect the planning that is taking place for the beginning of fall 2020 classes. You will find information around the planning process, general guidelines and protocols, as well as estimated timing for Roosevelt’s phased approach to the return to campus. Please keep in mind there are still many unknowns, and the information is subject to change given the current state of public health.

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Office of the Provost: Fall Classes Update

Dear Roosevelt Students,

As we begin what I hope will be a safe, healthy and productive summer, I wanted to express my gratitude for the amazing perseverance you have demonstrated during what continues to be one of the most challenging global events of our lifetime. These are difficult circumstances. The pursuit of higher education is never easy, and the stress of a global pandemic certainly adds to that challenge. Thank you for your drive and dedication in continuing your pursuit of your degree.

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Weekly Recap – June 12

Week of June 8 COVID-19 Recap

COVID-19 Website Major Update (Coming Soon)

As news and information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) become available, Roosevelt University has used this site to post regular updates about COVID-19. The University adheres to the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health. As we continue to monitor the situation closely, we are also working diligently to prepare for the future.

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Fall 2020 Return to Campus Plan

Dear Members of the Roosevelt Community,

To begin, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot recently announced the lockdown of the Loop and certain surrounding areas, including our downtown campus, and set a citywide curfew. Yesterday, most of the downtown access restrictions have been lifted. The citywide curfew for all residents and visitors will remain in place, effective from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. until further notice. The Mayor placed both restrictions on May 30, 2020 due to the actions of rioters and looters in the midst of an important and peaceful protest over the loss of George Floyd and the many other Black men, women and children who have lost their lives to police violence in this country.

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