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July 30, 2021

Students and employees can get a COVID-19 vaccination on campus during BRUIN WEEK. Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccinations will be provided free of charge by CHI Hospital and the Sarpy-Cass County Health Department.

Vaccinations will be offered at the Marge H. Durham Student Center on the Bellevue campus on:

Tuesday, Aug. 31, 4:30-7 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 1, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Students under the age of 19 must have a parent/guardian physically present to authorize the vaccination.

Contact studentlife@bellevue.edu if you have questions about these vaccination events.

July 28, 2021

Bellevue University resumes normal campus operations on August 1, 2021.

This means the Bellevue main campus and the Lozier campus will be open to faculty, staff, students, visitors, campus guests and campus contractors. All classrooms, laboratories, and other spaces on campus will be open for usage at full capacity.

If you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, you are not required to wear a face covering on our Bellevue and Lozier campuses. However, if you would feel more comfortable wearing a face covering on campus, please continue to do so.

If you have not been vaccinated, you should continue to wear a face covering to protect yourself, your family and vulnerable members of the Bellevue University community.

February 23, 2021

Bellevue University has updated its event guidelines and the new guidelines go into effect March 1, 2021. University-sponsored events and limited community group events will be held on campus starting on this date. All events are expect to follow recommended COVID-19 guidelines (masks, distancing, frequent cleaning of surfaces and washing/sanitizing of hands. See the specific parameters that have been established regarding events and space reservations on the FAQ page or contact EventsSupport@Bellevue.edu for more information.

September 25, 2020

Watch this website for updates and information related to Bellevue University’s continuing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any questions please get in touch with us at dso@bellevue.edu —

Updates are being made starting Monday, Sept. 28 to the Bruin Return to Learn Survey questions and answers. The updates align with directed health measures from the State of Nebraska and the Sarpy County Health Department.

August 19, 2020

Watch this website for updates and information related to Bellevue University’s continuing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any questions please get in touch with us at dso@bellevue.edu —

If students are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or believe they may have been exposed to COVID-19, they should:

  1. Stay home and do not come to campus.
  2. Notify their faculty / professors of absences and call or email Student Coach to report in.
  3. Contact the Sarpy County Health Department at 531-203-0322 or 402-506-1553, or Test Nebraska for medical or testing guidance.
  • Everyone must wear a face mask on campus and in classes and face-to-face meetings. Disposable masks are available on campus. Watch this welcome back video for more information.  
  • Students with concerns about wearing a face mask, should contact Disability Services to discuss possible accommodations.
  • Employees who have concerns about wearing a face mask, should contact Human Resources to discuss possible accommodations.
  • Click here for more information about the difference between a medical accommodation vs. a medical concern.
  • All employees engaged in remote work should meet with their manager to discuss and modify or extend their Remote Work Agreements. Click here to view the guidelines for extending or modifying these agreements.

August 3, 2020

Watch this website for updates and information related to Bellevue University’s continuing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any questions please get in touch with us at dso@bellevue.edu

  • Residential, in-person classes are expected to resume August 31. This includes day and evening residential classes scheduled on the Bellevue and Lozier campuses.
  • Students should contact their Academic Advisor/Student Coach if they have questions about class schedules or course options.

July 8, 2020

Watch this website for updates and information related to Bellevue University’s continuing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any questions please get in touch with us at dso@bellevue.edu

  • Bellevue University fully intended to offer in-class options for the fall term, which begins August 31, 2020. As the university will be in compliance with recently announced U.S. customs and immigration guidance, students with F-1 visas will not be impacted. Click here to read the full university statement.

July 7, 2020

Watch this website for updates and information related to Bellevue University’s continuing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any questions please get in touch with us at dso@bellevue.edu

  • No events or meetings are being held on the Bellevue University campus through July 31, 2020. A decision will be made regarding future events in late July and additional communication will follow.
  • Bellevue University’s commencement will be held Saturday, August 1, 2020, at Werner Park, an outdoor stadium that is the home of the Kansas City Royals, Triple A affiliate, the Omaha Storm Chasers.