Any student or employee who tests positive for COVID-19 must contact the University immediately.
General - Students
Yes, the Mocs Express will be in operation during the 2020-21 school year with new guidelines to promote social distancing for all riders.
Learn more about the Mocs Express here.
All University facilities will be open for student use. Each facility has worked with the University’s Emergency Services staff to ensure that appropriate social distancing can be maintained in those spaces. Members of the University community are expected to use the facility as directed to lower the risk of the spread of COVID-19.
Zoom rooms are also available to students who need a quiet place to engage in online classwork while on campus. Learn more here.
Fees and Finance
Complete information can be found here: gradguard.com/tuition
No, but if a student contracts COVID-19 and must be excused from the University for medical reasons, that circumstance is covered by tuition insurance.
Students experiencing financial hardships are encouraged to apply to the Denise and Tim Downey Student Emergency Fund.
Some examples of relief include:
- Books and supplies
- Items lost to fire, theft, flood, etc.
- Housing needs
- One-time or nonrecurring medical expenses
- Emergency expenses related to dependents (e.g. childcare).
We are making every effort to ensure students do not fall behind or are penalized for being sick and missing class. If a student class due to COVID-19 or being asked to self-isolate after contact tracing identifies them for potential exposure, the student should notify professors and Student Outreach and Support.
Yes! Learn more about the ARC and other activities still available on the Campus Recreation website.
A combination of in-person and virtual programs are offered to engage students.
The format and structure of in-person programs follows current recommendations and guidelines provided by state and local officials, the CDC and University officials on the maximum number of participants allowed and social distancing requirements.
Student engagement and support services such as those offered by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, Center for Women and Gender Equity and the Center for Student Wellbeing currently offer programming during the day and evening. Visit their websites or the MocSync events calendar to learn more.
Student organizations hosting in-person programs or events are expected to follow current health and safety guidelines.
All UTC students, regardless of membership in a fraternity or sorority, are held accountable to the Student Code of Conduct. In addition, Fraternity and Sorority Life is a department within the UTC Office of Student Engagement that supports these organizations. Support includes the creation of policies and processes specifically designed to address organizational conduct. Leaders from all Greek organizations are required to attend meetings with UTC staff throughout the semester, and these will include discussions on COVID-19 guidelines and expectations for chapters.