COVID-19: University Response and Planning

Six feet. Mask up. Protect our web.

Ensuring the health of the campus community is a responsibility we all share and will require a shared commitment from each of us as we modify the way we live, learn, and work together. We are many Spiders, within one web. See our COVID-19 Dashboard
Transition to Yellow Stage

Read about the transition to the Yellow Stage beginning May 15.

Reporting Vaccination Status

Read the the latest messages about reporting vaccination status for faculty, staff, and students.

See all University COVID-19 messages.

Current Status: Orange Stage

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Spring & Summer 2021

Just as we did for the fall, our plans for the spring semester involve an approach that maintains the University’s commitment to providing a top-quality, residential, educational opportunity while also doing all we can to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 infection within our campus community.

Report Your Vaccination Status

  • Faculty, staff, and MBA and SPCS students can use this form to report vaccination status.
  • Undergraduate and law school students can report their vaccination status through their Student Health Center portal.

How to Report a Potential COVID-19 Case

  • Students (other than part-time MBA and SPCS) should contact the Student Health Center at 804-289-8064. 
    • Students concerned about others should use this form.
  • MBA and SPCS students should call their healthcare provider and notify their dean's office.
  • Faculty and staff should contact the HR COVID Care Coordinator at or 804-289-8811. 

All off-campus COVID-19 tests and results (regardless of outcome) should be reported to the University.

COVID-19 Support Center

UR is staffing a COVID-19 Support Center during business hours. This team is trained to answer general questions about the University’s COVID-19 response planning and procedures. The fastest way to reach someone in the call center is by emailing

COVID-19 Data Dashboard

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Our Shared Responsibility

This year will be unlike any other, but the reward for embracing our shared responsibility will be great: a return to our treasured residential and academic community where all members can thrive.

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Health & Safety

Ensuring the health of the campus community is a responsibility we all share, and it will require a sustained commitment from all of us as we modify the way we live, learn, and work together.

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Additional Resources for Staff & Faculty

Our top priority remains promoting the health and well-being of all students, staff, and faculty, which continues to inform our decision-making and planning. It is a shared responsibility to keep our campus community safe in the months to come.

Interim University Policies

Campus Preparations