Pandemic Response Planning

Fall 2021

Welcome back!

Check here for the latest updates about Fall 2021.

Students of North Park University, we are excited to welcome you back to campus for a fully open and operational fall semester 2021, with in-person classes and services, residential living, normal on-campus office hours for employees, and the full range of intercollegiate athletics and student activities on our vibrant campus. As demonstrated for the past year, the Pandemic Response Team will remain alert to changing circumstances, will apply any needed modifications to campus life, and will observe guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and the Illinois and Chicago Departments of Public Health as required.

Please reach out to if you have specific questions or concerns.

Current Alert Level

LEVEL 1 — New Normal

Campus metrics are currently within Level 1 parameters and Chicago remains in Phase 5 of the Reopening Chicago Plan. Please remain vigilant and continue to follow all North Park Wellness Protocols, including indoor masking regardless of vaccination status. The Pandemic Response Team is monitoring conditions and will keep the campus community up to date.

University Resources

Resources from Health Authorities

Use this list of resources to stay informed as major health organizations monitor and respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The World Health Organization

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Illinois Department of Public Health

The Chicago Department of Public Health

Sign Up for Campus Alerts

North Park uses a campus alert communications system, Blackboard, to immediately inform the campus community of emergency situations. To ensure that you receive these updates, follow these instructions to sign up or update your campus alert information.

How to Sign Up

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For questions regarding COVID-19 and North Park University’s response to the outbreak, please email

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