Personal wellness days set

Corryn Brock, News Editor

The registrar has changed the academic calendar to reflect the change from the typical Spring Break to “personal wellness days.”

The dates will be:

· Tuesday, Feb. 2

· Wednesday, Feb. 24

· Thursday, March 18

· Wednesday, April 7

· Thursday, April 22

The dates will be non-instructional, and no academic activity will be required on those days.

The decision to make the change was done as an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19 and is similar to decisions made by other Illinois universities.

Northern Illinois University will begin the semester at the originally scheduled time but end a week sooner.

Western Illinois University will give students two additional days off of classes in place of Spring Break.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Edwardsville campuses have canceled Spring Break.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will begin the semester a week later than originally planned and add three non-instructional days in the semester.

Eastern will still begin classes on Jan. 11 for the Spring 2021 semester.


Corryn Brock can be reached at 581-2812 or at [email protected]