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Coronavirus Updates

For the most up-to-date news, please see the University’s official COVID‑19 information webpage.

Updated 10/2/20

Comets United: Protecting our campus protects us all.

The University of Texas at Dallas is closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Monitor the confirmed cases within the UTD campus community.

COVID-19 Self-Report Form

If you have tested positive for COVID-19 or had close contact with someone who has tested positive, please fill out our COVID-19 self-report form. The form is available in both English Opens in a new tab. and Spanish Opens in a new tab..

Latest Updates

  • Oct. 2 – President Richard C. Benson announces that UT Dallas will not be holding in-person commencement ceremonies in December Opens in a new tab..
  • Aug. 21 – Effective immediately and until further notice, students and student organizations are not permitted to have formal or informal gatherings. This includes indoors, outdoors and on or off campus. Students and student organizations that are reported for having gatherings or events of any type will be reported to the Office of Community Standards and Conduct and may face disciplinary action. Such action could have an effect on continued attendance at UTD. Read the full message from Dr. Gene Fitch, vice president of Student Affairs.
  • Aug. 18 – In an effort to maintain health and safety guidelines provided by the CDC, the McDermott Library has created McDermott Curbside. This service allows staff, faculty and students access to our materials while also maintaining social distancing to keep everyone safe. If you have questions or need assistance with the curbside service, please email [email protected].
  • July 21 – Following approval from their leadership, supervisors must submit a Return To Campus Electronic Form to elect employees to return to campus. Please see these steps.

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Our Commitment to All

This is a stressful time replete with worry for ourselves and our loved ones. Sadly, there are reports from around the country of people choosing to express their fear with hostile words and actions toward others solely because of their nationality, race or ethnicity. In light of these disturbing incidents, UT Dallas reaffirms its focus on our long history of respect for and support of people from around the world. It is essential to reaffirm that our University welcomes all, regardless of their country of origin, race, heritage or ethnicity.