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Updates to COVID-19 protocols for spring 2022

Updates to COVID-19 protocols for spring 2022

January 11, 2022

Knowing that the Omicron variant is spreading rapidly across the nation, GU plans to take precautions and continue offering saliva testing to students, faculty, and staff through the spring 2022 semester. 
CARES ACT 3rd Quarter Update

CARES ACT 3rd Quarter Update

October 14, 2021

Cares Act Update 10/1/2021
(UPDATE) COVID-19 testing center opens Sept. 1

(UPDATE) COVID-19 testing center opens Sept. 1

August 27, 2021

Students and employees on campus who are not vaccinated for COVID-19 will be required to test once per week. 
Updates to COVID-19 protocols for fall 2021

Updates to COVID-19 protocols for fall 2021

August 10, 2021

Updated COVID-19 guidelines for GU's fall 2021 semester.
Changes to COVID-19 protocols

Changes to COVID-19 protocols

July 07, 2021

As the State of Illinois moves to Phase 5 of the Restore Illinois COVID-response, some immediate changes will take place to GU’s COVID-19 related protocols.
CARES ACT 7/1/21 Update

CARES ACT 7/1/21 Update

July 01, 2021

CARES Act update 7/1/2021
Greenville University plans for fall 2021 in-person classes

Greenville University plans for fall 2021 in-person classes

April 30, 2021

Greenville University plans to welcome students to campus for in-person classes in the fall. 
Greenville University moves to

Greenville University moves to "Phase Green," zero COVID-19 cases

March 31, 2021

Greenville University is excited to announce a move to “phase green,” in addition to the news that it has been almost one month since a positive COVID-19 test on campus.
GU to permanently continue test-optional policy for student applications

GU to permanently continue test-optional policy for student applications

March 22, 2021

Greenville University has announced it will permanently continue the “test-optional” policy it instituted earlier to accommodate admissions and scholarship-award processes during the pandemic.
Why GU is positive about its positives

Why GU is positive about its positives

February 24, 2021

Yes, Greenville University has positive COVID-19 cases. Yes, there have been increases in cases since the start of the semester. Here’s why we are still confident that GU is one of the safest places to be right now.

Frequently Asked Questions

Coronavirus Response

During the 2020-2021 school year, Greenville University was one of the few campuses in the country that safely remained open for in-person classes and on-campus experiences in the midst of the pandemic. The dashboard below reflects our performance containing the pandemic throughout the school year.

GU is thankful for regular rapid-response saliva testing that helped to keep us safe and for a campus community who responsibly cared for one another.

Cumulative Tests Taken

40251 

Cumulative Positive Cases

215

Cumulative Negative Tests

40036