Staff Senate Announcements: August 12th Meeting

Academic Affairs

  • The Listener's License website has been updated to show that the program is suspended for Fall 2020.
  • Classes begin on Wednesday, August 19th 
  • On August 1, 2020, The University of Alabama System issued the “Comprehensive Health and Safety Plan:  Summary of Plan Revisions,” which provides the latest health and safety requirements for the three UA System campuses during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Summary calls upon us, the UAH faculty and staff, to comply with the following requirements: 
    • Training (Required for Entry)
    • Charger Healthcheck (Required for Entry and Remaining on Campus)
    • Testing for COVID-19 (Required for Entry)
    • On-Campus Instruction Calendar (Required)
    • Face Coverings (Required)
    • Physical Distancing (Required)
    • Student and Academic Event Limitations (Required)
    • Compliance and Enforcement (Required) 

Advancement/University President’s Office/ODEI/Athletics

  • ODEI - 100th anniversary of Women's Suffrage - celebrate on 8/18/20 by wearing white with purple and gold
  • OMC - Building Closure and Access Issues - website is being updated, but visit this page for info on current building status
  • Fall Sports are postponed in the GSC until January.

Facilities and Operations

  • UAH Return to Campus (RTC) health clinic annex and sentinel testing sites at Ex Plaza 800/400 interior is complete. We have a few more things on the exterior to complete.
  • Morton Hall is wrapping down to final items. If you want to schedule a walkthrough please contact Christian. No formal walkthrough will be scheduled.
  • All campus drinking fountains have now been disabled. Only the bottle filling stations are operational.
  • Please visit the Return to Campus page for the latest on University Updates:
    • You will also find the Return to Campus Guide, Students, Faculty & Staff Checklist, Supervisor Checklist
  • Please visit our HR website:
    • You will find the University Updates, Return to Campus Guidelines, Employee FAQs, Telecommuting Guidelines, Telecommuting Agreement, Manager’s Resource
  • August is National Wellness Month & National Breastfeeding Month
  • August 1st - 28th UAH’s - Cutest Pet Contest Photo Submissions
  • August 17th - September 13th Watch Your Sugar Challenge (registration August 3-16)
  • August 24th - The Importance of Exercise Webinar with David Kyle

Student Affairs

  • The UFC is open with adjusted hours for the fall: M-F 5am-8pm, Sat. 7am-8pm, Sun. 1pm-5pm
  • Face masks are required to enter the building and are required at all times when not actively working out
  • Showers and locker rooms have been reopened, youth exercise will be reopening in September
  • All areas are open but are subject to new social distancing guidelines:
  • The group exercise schedule is now posted completely online; in-person and virtual class options are available:
  • Students are required to scan in with their Charger Cards; faculty and staff will be required to do so in the very near future
  • Limited programming will be offered throughout the semester and will be communicated on social media/our website
  • Swim lessons are canceled until 2021

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