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UPDATE for May 29, 2020:

Chancellor Boschini announced a revised schedule for the fall 2020 semester. Classes will start a week earlier on August 17. December 10 is the final deadline for grade submissions, graduate student defenses and other project work. We will end classes, final exams and other on-campus activities by November 24, the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.

Additional details can be found on the new TCU Connected Campus microsite.

We have resources available to help navigate this ever-changing situation:

 

COVID-19 Cases on the TCU Campus

Confirmed positive COVID-19 test results that are reported to TCU and have a direct on-campus impact will be posted in the FAQ below: 

Construction contractor tests positive for COVID-19 

May 12, 2020 – A construction contractor working outdoors at Amon G. Carter Stadium has tested positive for COVID-19. There are no other reported COVID-19 cases within the contractor’s site work team, who are also currently in isolation and self-monitoring per public health guidance.

The individual was last at the work site May 8. The individual did not show symptoms, but was tested due to contact with a family member who tested positive for COVID-19. The area has been cleaned and sanitized. The construction site is closed to anyone other than construction personnel.

TCU student tests positive for COVID-19

May 9, 2020 – A TCU student living on campus has tested positive for COVID-19. The student is isolated in the  student’s residence hall room and is receiving care. 

Common areas of the on campus residence hall where the student resides have been cleaned and sanitized. Contact tracing for the TCU community has been completed by TCU Health Center staff. There are no known positive COVID-19 cases on the TCU campus related to this case. Tarrant County Public Health has been notified of the case by TCU Health Center staff.

TCU students, faculty and staff will be notified of confirmed cases with direct on campus impact on this webpage. Additional information will be shared directly with social and residential groups who have interacted with the COVID-19 positive individual(s) to the extent possible.

The Harrison construction site reports positive COVID-19 case

May 5, 2020 – A construction contractor working at The Harrison has tested positive for COVID-19. The building is new construction and is not open to faculty, staff or students.

The construction worker was last at the work site April 25. The area has been cleared of personnel and sanitized. Following TCU protocol, construction will be paused for 14 days. There are no other reported COVID-19 cases within the contractor’s site work team. 

The general risk to the TCU community from this case is considered low. The construction site is a new building and closed to anyone other than construction personnel. This is the only positive COVID-19 case with direct on-campus contact reported at this time. The last positive COVID-19 case was reported on April 22, at the TCU Music Center construction site.

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COVID-19 updates for the TCU campus will continue to be posted in this section of the microsite. For more information about COVID-19 in Tarrant County, visit Tarrant County Public Health.

On April 1, TCU sent a mass notification to all students, faculty and staff of the first COVID-19 case reported on the TCU campus. Moving forward, confirmed cases will be posted on this webpage. Additionally, information will be shared directly with social and residential groups who have interacted with the COVID-19 positive individual(s) over the prior two to three weeks, to the extent possible.

 Per public health guidance, TCU will post cases of individuals who test positive for COVID-19 that have a direct on-campus impact.

 

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Page Last Updated: May 29, 2020