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UW-Eau Claire and COVID-19

Frequently Asked Questions

Ongoing updates will be made to the frequently asked questions below, so please check back often for the most current information.

Q: If I submit a coronavirus-related inquiry via email to uwecfamilyandfriends@uwec.edu, when can I expect a response?

 A: If your inquiry has not already been answered in these FAQs, you can expect a response within one to two business days. Before you submit a question via uwecfamilyandfriends@uwec.edu, please be sure to review the responses to FAQs below and check earlier campus communications to be sure your question has not already been answered.

 Q: How do I contact the Student Health Service if I have coronavirus-related questions?

 A: Students should call the Student Health Service at 715-836-5360 if they have questions about the coronavirus and testing options. The health service staff can also do screenings over the phone. Please CALL the office and do not go to the Student Health Service in person if you are experiencing symptoms.

 

Q: What summer 2020 study abroad or faculty-led immersions programs have been canceled?

A: The following summer study abroad programs have been canceled: China USAC, Chengdu; China, Globalization (faculty-led); China: Representing Cultures in Southwest China (faculty-led); Czech Republic (faculty-led); Italy June 2020; and three faculty-student collaborative research programs have been postponed until next year. 

Q: What other university-related travel has been canceled?

A: All university-related travel has been canceled.

Q: Are students with campus jobs still being employed?

A: The university will continue to employ students who wish to remain in their current jobs. Student employees are encouraged to contact their supervisors to communicate their plans. 

Q: I’m currently signed up to attend an Admissions Office event (campus visit, admitted student day, etc.). Should I still plan to attend?

A: Please contact the Admissions Office at 715-836-5415 or admissions@uwec.edu if you have questions regarding your upcoming visit. We have resumed in-person visits with the health and safety of our visitors and campus community as our top priority. Per the CDC's guidelines, our group sizes will be small and all visitors will be required to wear a mask.