University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins said at Thursday’s reentry briefing that after receiving input from both UA faculty he has decided to increase the amount of time for each phase for reentry and base each’s length on the health data as it develops.
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Campus reentry update: UA president clarifies phases for attending in-person classes amidst concerns from academic coalition
Following an email from Provost Liesl Folks, University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins provided more detail on the length and structure of each phase of reopening in-person classes at the weekly campus reentry briefing Thursday, July 30.
For new students, maneuvering through your first year at the University of Arizona means more than getting from point A to point B. Easing that navigational stress means figuring out what works for you. Whether it's learning to not walk in the bike lanes, being the one on the bike, or cycling through job listings, our staff has you covered with pointers on getting where you need to go, no matter the destination.
Congratulations on graduating high school and making your way to this university, even during a pandemic. The year of 2020 just seems to continuously throw us curveballs, and starting college in a rather unorthodox format is certainly one of them. There is a lot of uncertainty about coming to college to begin with — it’s a totally new method of learning, a totally new physical space and, for some of you, perhaps even a totally different state. To add the mixture of online and in-person attendees and all the rules that come with protecting oneself and others makes this the most unique incoming class the university has seen in a long time, or maybe even has ever seen.
University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins announced the official return to campus for some in-person sessions and on-campus living at the weekly reentry briefing held virtually on Thursday, July 23 at 10 a.m.
University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins and Reentry Task Force Director Dr. Richard Carmona met Thursday over Zoom for a virtual press conference to answer questions on different classroom modalities, procedures in residence halls and the furlough plan, which is currently under revision.
Campus reentry update: President Robbins says he still intends reopen campus, Housing & Residential Life gives updates on dorms
President Dr. Robert C. Robbins said in an email Friday, July 10, around 3 p.m. that University of Arizona administration still plans to reopen the campus this fall among Arizona’s high numbers of COVID-19 cases.
University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins and Reentry Task Force Director Dr. Richard Carmona spoke Thursday on the increase of COVID-19 cases in Arizona and how that will factor in the decision of whether or not to open the university campus.
University of Arizona General Faculty will hold a general assembly vote on Thursday, June 25, during its 2 p.m. meeting to delay the implementation of UA’s furlough plan until the fall.
Campus reentry update: Administration will 'allow' students to finish out semester at home after Thanksgiving break
The University of Arizona said students will be able to complete the fall semester from home after Thanksgiving break.
A phishing attempt from an external email address was sent to several University of Arizona students Saturday morning claiming to be notifying students of an award from the Emergency Relief Fund of a certain sum of money.
The University of Arizona Reentry Task Force held its sixth weekly briefing Thursday morning in a new location: Health Sciences Innovation building, Room 305.
The University of Arizona Reentry Task Force addressed the recent dramatic increase in COVID-19 cases in Pima County and discussed the value of in-person learning and research at a press conference Thursday.
Immediately following the University of Arizona Reentry Task Force weekly update Thursday, the Coalition for Academic Justice at UArizona hosted a press conference on the university campus at 11 a.m. to voice their concerns on the UA’s employee furlough plan.
Student leaders within the University of Arizona Reentry Task Force met alongside President Dr. Robert C. Robbins and task force director Dr. Richard Carmona Thursday at a press conference to provide a student perspective of campus reentry.
Cheerful picnics and celebratory graduation photoshoots populated Old Main Saturday night with one outlier: a small group of protesters standing by the Berger Memorial Fountain on the University of Arizona campus.
Members of the University of Arizona Reentry Task Force met at a press conference Wednesday, May 27 to discuss the strategies they plan to employ in monitoring and lessening the spread of COVID-19 should in-person classes start up again this fall.
University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins announced at a press conference Wednesday, May 20, a new Reentry Task Force, which would help prepare for the reopening of the UA campus in fall 2020.
As of Thursday, April 30, we will be back on campus this fall, but things are definitely going to be different. We’ll be wearing face masks, social distancing, attending hybrid courses or even sitting in lecture halls installed with Plexiglas, per University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins.
University of Arizona President Dr. Robert C. Robbins announced that classes will be returning to in-person sessions this fall at a press conference in the Cole and Jeannie Davis Sports Center at 11 a.m. Thursday.