Roosevelt classes postponed until Monday, March 23. At that time and until further notice, most classes will be offered online

While there are no confirmed cases of Coronavirus at Roosevelt, the safety and wellbeing of our community is our highest priority. We are taking the following steps to give every member of our community the support and resources to continue uninterrupted access to their academic program in whatever manner is necessary. Continue reading

Classes and Campus Operations Information

The University is continually assessing the situation and closely following the recommended guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH). Many of you have heard that other colleges and universities are stopping in-person classes on campus and moving to remote content delivery options. Our local public health officials have not yet advised ceasing in-person classes in Chicago, and we therefore intend to continue to offer classes in person and Roosevelt will remain fully open. Continue reading

Preventative Measures

The most important actions we can all take at this time are preventative.

  • Stay home when you are sick. You should remain at home for at least 24 hours after you are free of a fever (i.e., a temperature of more than 100.4 degrees F) and any other symptoms. Students should inform their faculty members of their absence in accordance with the University’s normal procedures. You will not be penalized for your absence and your faculty will work with you to make up any missed work.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update and Response

As news and information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) become available, Roosevelt University will use this site to post regular updates. The University adheres to the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health. We receive regular communication from the Chicago Department of Public Health and we are carefully following the Guidance for Schools and Institutions of Higher Education. We continue to monitor the situation closely and will work together in the event of an outbreak. Continue reading

President’s Message to the Community – March 3, 2020

Dear Roosevelt Community,

I want to provide you with an update regarding Roosevelt’s response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The University adheres to the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Illinois Department of Public Health. We receive regular communication from the Chicago Department of Public Health and we are carefully following the Guidance for Schools and Institutions of Higher Education. We continue to monitor the situation closely and will work together in the event of an outbreak. Continue reading