Information for Students and Their Families
Bringing our campus back together safely is an enormous task. We are actively working to bring you more details to help you prepare for the upcoming academic year. We will continue to share updates as new information becomes available, create opportunities for feedback and find ways to connect virtually.
Things You Need to Know
Updated: September 03, 2020
- Addressing COVID-related compliance requirements involving face coverings and social distancing: This helpful guide is intended to assist the UTEP community in achieving compliance and supporting a safe and healthy environment.
- Will you be on campus this fall semester? Consent today for free, on-campus COVID testing program at consent.utep.edu.
- The fall 2020 course schedule, which includes information about the method of instruction for each class section, is available through Goldmine at my.utep.edu. Register TODAY!
What to Expect on Campus
- Miners, you can still connect with us online! We invite you to join us for our online info sessions and virtual events.
- The university is taking actions—such as enhanced cleaning and classroom protocols, changes to foot-traffic flow through buildings and on-campus pathways, and much more—to ensure all campus spaces and buildings support the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff.
- The Student Recreation Center, Union, Library and other buildings will be open for the fall semester.
- The University of Texas at El Paso established a Temporary Health & Safety Policy which is in effective until the University determines the threat of COVID-19 has subsided.
- Miners, we continue to offer online services including Counseling and Psychological Services and the Virtual Career Center.
- Students should report positive cases or issues related to COVID-19 to screening.utep.edu. Staff stands ready to assist you with support and resources needed.
The fall plan is continually evolving, and some of our planning may change as new information becomes available. We recommend that you return to this website often, in the event that pertinent updates have been communicated.
Sign Up for Proactive Testing
Will you be on campus this fall semester? Consent today for free, on-campus COVID testing program at consent.utep.edu.