Risk Management and Emergency Preparedness

COVID-19/Coronavirus Information

Updated August 13, 2020 8:31am - Office of Risk Management & Emergency Preparedness

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

Individuals with questions can email covid-19@wiu.edu.

Return to Work

For faculty and staff

Return to Campus

For the WIU community

Macomb Campus Temperature Check Station Relocating Monday, Aug. 17

Recent Messages

August 11, 2020

Protect the 'Necks Plan: New Policies, Procedures in Place for Fall 2020

Western Illinois University is committed to creating a campus environment focused on the academic success and health of all students, faculty and staff. Read more.

August 3, 2020

WIU to Resume On-Campus Classes, Activities Aug. 24

Western Illinois University will resume on-campus activities and face-to-face classes Monday, Aug. 24 at its Macomb and Quad Cities campuses. Read more.

July 15, 2020

WIU: Declaration to Support International Students

Update: We are thrilled to announce that the federal government has rescinded the July 6 directive and guidelines. We obviously could not have asked for a better outcome. This is good news for our current and future international students and for our WIU community. Read more.


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

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