UI announces new technology restrictions for COVID-19 testing noncompliance

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Cameron Krasucki

Otniel Fernandez, sophomore in Applied Health Sciences, and Nguyen Ha, sophomore in ACES, work on their laptops at the new Siebel Center for Design on Aug. 27. The University released a Massmail informing students of a new policy restricting educational technology access based on student testing noncompliance.

On Wednesday morning, the University released a Massmail informing students of a new policy restricting educational technology access based on student testing noncompliance. 

The Massmail states that students who are required to test may lose access to University resources such as Canvas, Compass, Moodle and Illinois Media Space among other utilities if they fail to test according to the required schedule.

Access to these resources, some of which are necessary for students to complete their classes, will be restored once the student takes another COVID-19 test, although the Massmail notes that there may be a delay in restoring…

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