DAILY CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: Latest news and campus announcements

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Here is the current information related to university operations and programs. The latest information is available on the UO Coronavirus webpage and FAQ page.

NEW:

  • Governor Kate Brown approved 26 counties, including Lane and Coos, to enter Phase 2 of re-opening. However, all University of Oregon operations remain subject to an executive order that limits campus operations through June 13. Lane County is approved to enter Phase 2 on Friday, and Coos County is set to do so on Saturday. Multnomah County has yet to enter Phase 1. André Le Duc, UO’s Chief Resilience Officer, recently outlined the university’s plans for a slow and methodical return for on-campus functions when the order for higher education expires. 
  • The UO Academic Council sent this message today to all faculty and GEs, asking them to exercise flexibility and empathy in supporting students during this challenging time. 

REMINDERS:

  • Find information about the UO’s return to campus, including plans for the possible return to in-person instruction for fall term 2020 and resumption of some on-campus activities. 
  • The fall class schedule and priority registration information for students is now available. Students received an email providing details about when they can register for fall term and encouraging them to contact their academic advisors.

RESOURCES:

GENERAL INFORMATION:

  • The Oregon Health Authority reports 4,474 confirmed and presumptive COVID-19 cases in the state, 80 cases in Lane County, and 1,224 in Multnomah County on June 4. 
  • The university continues to work in close coordination with the Oregon Health Authority and our companion institutions and agencies.