Risk Management and Emergency Preparedness

COVID-19/Coronavirus Information

Updated January 13, 2021 2:04pm - Office of Risk Management & Emergency Preparedness

Western Illinois University is continuing to closely monitor the Coronavirus. The University’s Pandemic Preparedness and Response Committee is following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), and national, regional, and local medical providers.

Individuals with questions, comments, or constructive feedback can email covid-19@wiu.edu. In addition, a comments/concerns form has been established for easy submission.

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Recent Messages

April 13, 2021

UPDATE: WIU COVID-19 Moderna Vaccination Clinic April 14-15 Opens to All WIU, SRC Members, Community Residents

The April 14 and 15 mass vaccination clinics at Western Illinois University-Macomb's campus are now open to all WIU and Spoon River College faculty, staff and students, as well as residents of McDonough, Fulton, Schuyler, Hancock, Warren and Henderson counties, who are 18 years of age or older. Read more.

April 12, 2021

CRSSA (Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act) Applications Available for WIU Students

CRSSA (Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act) emergency grant applications are now available for Western Illinois University students who meet eligibility requirements. Read more.

April 5, 2021

WIU Spring 2021 Commencement Ceremonies Update

There's still time for 2020 and 2021 Western Illinois University graduates to register for in-person commencement ceremonies May 14-16. The WIU Office of the Registrar and WIU School of Graduate Studies have sent emails to all 2021 graduating students and 2020 graduates with details. Read more.

March 30, 2021

WIU COVID-19 Updates (March 30, 2021) 

While Illinois is close to meeting the vaccination metrics required to enter the new Bridge Phase of the state's Restore Illinois plan, there remain requirements that must be met before fully moving forward to the next phase. Please read below for testing and other COVID-19-related updates. Read more.


For all WIU-related news, including pandemic-related releases and updates, visit wiu.edu/news/archive.php.

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