University Chancellor Phil DiStefano said Thursday that the district’s ordinance gives students three options: stay in Boulder and follow public health guidelines, return permanently and study online until late spring, or “choose not to follow the rules that protect our community from the spread of COPID-19 and risk serious consequences for their own health and the health of others.” Please do not choose this option,” “he” wrote. The university encourages students, faculty and staff to continue to report the positive effects and outcomes of COVID-19 and to take mitigating measures such as wearing a face mask, hand washing and social distancing in the presence of others on and off campus,” the statement said. 25, 7:45 a.m. The University of Alabama has reported 531 COPID-19 positive cases among its students, faculty and staff as of Monday, according to the University of Alabama System. 27, 16:30. Washtenaw County health officials recommended Wednesday that all students at or near the University of Michigan stay home for two weeks to stop the spread of COVID-19, including the easier-to-transmit variant that led to the closure of university athletics programs last weekend. 3, 6:25 p.m.: The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business will only be online for two weeks because a large group of students attended an off-campus party and some tested positive for VIDOC-19, CBS Chicago reports. 24, 3:45 p.m.: Auburn University reports 207 new VIDOC-19 positives last week, including 202 students and five employees. 3, 14h43. The University of Dayton announced this afternoon on its VIDOC-19 dashboard that the total number of positive cases among students on campus has increased to 1,042, including 639 active cases. In a message to the campus, President Michael Crow said the university has test results for 32,729 students and employees, and that “161 known positive cases in our community,” including students and employees on and off campus. 3, 8:32 p.m.: Ohio State University reports 882 COVID-19 positive cases among students and 20 positive cases among employees. 2, 3:40 p.m.: The University of Arizona and the Pima County Health Department are advising students and off-campus students to take shelter for 14 days because the university is dealing with a growing number of cases of COPID-19. 26, 6:15 a.m.: The University of Arizona and the Pima County Health Department are advising students on and around campus to take shelter for 14 days. The University of Delaware reports that 145 students and 2 employees successfully tested positive for VIDOC-19 this week, a record for the university, WDEL News reports. President James Herbert announced the University’s first VIDOC-19 positive case and two more among students. 2, 6:19 a.m.: Villanova University has warned students of a spike in VIDOC-19 cases on campus, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. 1, 12:30 a.m.: More than 1,000 students tested positive for VIDOC-19 at Illinois State University during the first two weeks of the fall semester. 6:14 p.m. 25: The University of Maine system is seeing an increase in VIDOC-19 cases as students prepare to leave campus and finish the semester remotely, the Bangor Daily News reports. 5, 6:15 a.m. Two UC Berkeley students have tested positive for a variant of VIDOC-19, which is much more contagious than usual, the Bay Area News Group reports.