Stay at Home Order Extended to May 30, WIU Offers Student, Faculty Guidance

MACOMB/MOLINE, IL — On April 23, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced the stay at home order for the state is now extended through Saturday, May 30 (with some modifications and new restrictions).

Per the initial stay at home order, which went into effect at 5 p.m., March 21, WIU classes transitioned to online delivery March 21, and the majority of WIU employees began working remotely, as required. The remote work measures will continue per the extended stay at home order, while all WIU classes will remain online for the remainder of the semester and for the Summer 2020 session.

Faculty and staff should not be on campus unless absolutely necessary. Employees who must be on the Macomb and Quad Cities campuses must follow established protocols at all times.

Students who are not on campus, and have not yet moved their belongings out of WIU residence halls will receive an email from University Housing and Dining Services (UHDS) next week with information and instructions on selecting a designated return and move-out time during the week of May 4-10, 2020. Those students remaining on campus will also be able to check out of their respective halls during this time. Students and individuals returning to campus will be required to abide by all State of Illinois mandates. For housing questions and information, email [email protected]

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