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A Message to the Community on Our Ongoing Planning Efforts

May 21, 2020 - With the semester’s end and our moving, bittersweet virtual Commencement for the Class of 2020 only days behind us, we are writing to update you on our planning and preparations for the fall.  At this time, predictions for the fall of the pandemic’s progression and our society’s capacities for testing, contact tracing and treatment are sufficiently uncertain that we cannot say with perfect clarity what the fall semester will look like.

 

 

University Resources

Staff Remote Work Tools & Guidelines

Resources and strategies from Information Systems & Computing 

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Faculty Guidance for Teaching Remotely

Resources and strategies from the Center for Teaching & Learning and the Online Learning Initiative.

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Penn Global

For the latest on University Guidance and Recommendations on domestic and international travel.

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Guidance for Staff on Travel & Purchasing

Information from Penn Purchasing on travel and university-related business

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Research

Updates related to research activities and operations from the Office of the Vice Provost for Research

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Safety Products, Guidelines and Resources

Extensive resources for laboratory scientists as well as staff and faculty from the Environmental Health and Radiation Safety Office. Includes info on masks, respirators, ventilators, PPE, cleaning, deliveries, construction, law enforcement and home office ergonomics.

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Previous Announcements

Penn’s Response to Recent Federal Government Changes in Rules Governing International Students

July 7, 2020 - Penn is deeply disappointed by the most recent announcement that the federal government will not extend the online course maximum waiver that it put into place this spring. That waiver helped hundreds of thousands of international students across the U.S.

Information on Emergency Grant Assistance Fund

June 9, 2020 - The Penn COVID-19 Emergency Grant Assistance Fund is now closed. For questions regarding submitted applications, please email Covidgrants@upenn.edu.

Process for Retrieving Your Belongings

May 21, 2020 - We are writing to inform you of the next steps of the retrieval process for items in your College House.

A Message to the Community on Our Ongoing Planning Efforts

May 21, 2020 - With the semester’s end and our moving, bittersweet virtual Commencement for the Class of 2020 only days behind us, we are writing to update you on our planning and preparations for the fall.  At this time, predictions for the fall of the pandemic’s progression and our society’s capacities for testing, contact tracing and treatment are sufficiently uncertain that we cannot say with perfect clarity what the fall semester will look like.

 

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