COVID-19 Resource Center for Higher Education

COVID-19 Resource Center for Higher Education

Insights to keep you up-to-date on higher education's COVID-19 response

EAB's Latest COVID Resources

COVID-19 Campus Reopening Mistakes and Victories

Explore the most effective strategies university leaders are employing and hear tips on how to make improvements in several critical areas before the spring semester begins.

How to Plan for the Spring 2021 Semester

EAB interviewed dozens of campus leaders about the fall 2020 semester and compiled a list of ten lessons learned from repopulation efforts.

The FDA approved a COVID-19 vaccine – here’s what higher education leaders need to know

On December 11th, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized emergency use of a vaccine to prevent the coronavirus strand behind COVID-19.

Repopulate Campus Safely


The decision to pull-back from repopulation will be one of the most complicated any leadership team will make. Not only are the public health and financial consequences immense, but there are dozens of variables that could inform this decision. Some of these may contradict one another, and others—like faculty and student opinion—are not easily quantified.

Support Students, Faculty, and Staff


Facing new financial pressures from COVID-19, a growing number of institutions are contemplating furloughs as a way to avoid layoffs, retain staff, and generate short-term salary savings. Some are indefinitely furloughing staff whose jobs cannot be performed remotely. Others are asking all staff to take a pre-defined number of furlough days.

Plan for the Future


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