COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information for Purdue ChE students, staff, and faculty

Here is the latest information about the COVID-19 situation, specifically as it relates to Davidson School of Chemical Engineering students, staff, and faculty. Last updated June 24, 2020.

Here is the latest information about the COVID-19 situation, specifically as it relates to Davidson School of Chemical Engineering students, staff, and faculty. Last updated June 24, 2020.

Protect Purdue

Protect Myself. Protect Others. Protect Purdue. https://protect.purdue.edu/


Purdue University's comprehensive COVID-19 (coronavirus) response page

https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2020/Q1/need-to-know-info-about-covid-2019.html


West Lafayette Campus reopening status timeline

https://protect.purdue.edu/campus-status/


Things you need to know about COVID-19

https://coronavirus.purdue.edu/


How do I teach remotely?

https://www.purdue.edu/innovativelearning/teaching-remotely/


ChE Undergraduate Office

The ChE Undergraduate Office is currently closed; however we are available remotely. Should you have any questions or concerns, we can be reached via email:
Current ChE Students: 
All in-person advising appointments have been cancelled. Please communicate via email with your advisor. 
 
FYE Students going through Transition to Major Process: 
FYE students who are transitioning to ChE should complete the ChE Transition to Major Information Form if they did not attend a ChE T2M Session. Course recommendations and registration information will be available via BoilerConnect and the students @purdue email. Please contact Karissa Raderstorf via email at kraderstorf@purdue.edu with any questions.  
 
Prospective Students & Visitors:  
In accordance with Purdue University policy concerning coronavirus, all university-sponsored events (including those hosted by registered student organizations and admissions) involving external visitors have been suspended, effective March 16 through May 2. This includes prospective student visits. More information about Purdue and coronavirus can be found here: https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2020/Q1/need-to-know-info-about-covid-2019.html

ChE Graduate Office

The ChE Graduate Office is currently closed; however we are available remotely. Should you have any questions or concerns, we can be reached via email:
Current ChE Graduate Students: 
All in-person advising appointments have been cancelled. Please communicate via email with your advisor. 
 
Prospective Students & Visitors:
In accordance with Purdue University policy concerning coronavirus, all university-sponsored events (including those hosted by registered student organizations and admissions) involving external visitors have been suspended, effective March 16 through May 2. This includes prospective student visits. More information about Purdue and coronavirus can be found here: https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2020/Q1/need-to-know-info-about-covid-2019.html

An update on Summer 2020 from Provost Jay Akridge

Summer-2020-Update-Provost-Akridge


Message from Dr. Katie Sermersheim, Associate Vice Provost & Dean of Students

https://engineering.purdue.edu/ChE/Misc-Files/Message-from-Dean-Sermersheim-to-all-undergraduate-students-03-22-2020.pdf


Commencement announcement from President Daniels

https://www.purdue.edu/president/messages/campus-community/2020/2003-commencement-announcement.php


Faculty, staff and students making a VPN connection should use the new higher-capacity webvpn2.purdue.edu

Purdue University ITaP is asking faculty, staff and students to switch to a new higher-capacity Virtual Private Network (VPN) service where possible. A Virtual Private Network provides a secure connection from your laptop or desktop at home or another remote location to systems on campus. https://www.itap.purdue.edu/newsroom/200318_usewebvpn2.html

Informational message for students in University Residences 


Student Preparations Checklist/References for remote learning

https://engineering.purdue.edu/ECN/Support/KB/Docs/StudentPreparationsCh


Purdue College of Engineering Updates and Resources

Purdue College of Engineering COVID-19 Resources (Updated March 23, 2020):

https://engineering.purdue.edu/Engr/COVID-19/index_html

Instructional Labs:

All instructional labs will be closed to students, including the Bechtel Innovation Design Center.

Computer Labs: 

All ECN computer labs will be closed to students.  ECN is working on making the ECN computers in those labs available to you via Remote Desktop.  Instructions will be forthcoming.

Libraries:

All libraries are closed to students, with the exception of Hicks undergraduate Library. Hicks will remain open to Purdue students Monday through Friday from 8 am to 6 pm to provide access to workstations and WiFi for a limited number of students ONLY. This is subject to change at any time. No in-person library services will be provided and social distancing protocol will be strictly enforced.

Advising:

Advisors will be available, but not for in-person appointments.  They will be accessible via digital platforms (email, phone, some videoconferencing).  More information on this to come soon.

Support Services:

Academic success resources, when available, will be online. The Center for Career Opportunities has suspended in-person career coaching and drop-in offerings, but has several online options.   

Events/Restaurants/Things to Do:

Campus events have been cancelled, including EWeek, SpringFest, and GrandPrix.  The CoRec is closed.  All Indiana restaurants, coffee shops and bars are closed to in-person seating.  Some may have delivery/carryout options.  The Tippecanoe Mall and all local movie theaters are closed. 


All West Lafayette campus events canceled through June 30

https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2020/Q2/all-west-lafayette-campus-events-canceled-through-june-30.html