Current COVID-19 Information

As of October 29, 2020

ACU COVID-19 Dashboard
Active ACU-related cases1
20
ACU active cases divided by the total ACU Abilene population2
0.00456
ACU seven-day test positivity rate3
0.06415
ACU population in quarantine (due to potential exposure)4
74
ACU tests administered5
4,348
ACU cumulative cases (since 8/1/2020)
285

1 – ACU Abilene faculty, staff and students who have tested positive and have not concluded their isolation period.
2 – Population includes all Abilene faculty, staff and students.
3 – The seven-day positivity rate is calculated by dividing positive PCR and antigen test results at ACU by all tests administered at the university over the past seven days.
4 – ACU faculty, staff and students who have not tested positive but may have been exposed to someone who did and are instructed to quarantine.
5 – Includes PCR and antigen tests administered by the ACU Medical Clinic and in partnership with TTUHSC.

ACU senior leadership is continually monitoring the rapidly changing global threat posed by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). At ACU, our top priority has been – and will always be – the health, safety and well-being of our students, faculty and staff.

  • On-campus learning resumed Aug. 24. Fall Break will be canceled and classes will move online after Nov. 24. There will be one week of online-only instruction, followed by final exams, with the semester concluding as scheduled Dec. 11. For more details, see the 2020 Fall Plan.
  • Fall events – Family Weekend, and Homecoming – will move to a virtual format. The schedule for football has also been released.
  • Physical distancing is required in ALL areas of the ACU campus, both indoors and outdoors.
  • Face masks are required to be worn by all individuals (faculty, staff, students and visitors) inside all indoor spaces on campus.
  • Masks are preferred outside and are required in all outside campus areas where 6 feet of social distancing is not possible or where congestion is likely.
  • Employee and supervisor notification procedures have been established regarding potential or diagnosed positive tests for COVID-19.
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