As EIU transitions to alternative teaching models this page is intended to give student resources to learn remotely. For immediate support, call the HELP Desk at 217-581-4357 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please continue to check your email for updates.
As we prepare to end the semester strong and return for an outstanding Spring 2021 semester, the University recognizes that in some cases students may need additional course grade options for the Fall 2020 semester. Indeed, the COVID-19 crisis itself has not only prompted academic challenges, but also has changed everyday life for students and faculty alike. To respond to these significant disruptions and the transition from face-to-face to remote learning, undergraduate students may petition the Registrar to change grade type in self-selected courses.
In terms of the administrative relief available to undergraduate students, a broad overview is presented below:
In closing, I wish you well and all the best as you finish the semester.
Jay D. Gatrell, Ph.D.
Provost & Vice President of Academic Affairs
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While EIU has temporarily ended most on-campus functions during the Spring 2020 semester, Adobe has provided temporary at-home access for impacted students, staff and faculty. This will allow you to continue your work remotely. Please follow the instructions below to enable access to Creative Cloud Desktop Apps on your personal device.
For more information on how to download or install apps, visit this page. If you have any issues, please contact the Help Desk at (217) 581-4357.