Butler will begin in-person classes on Jan. 10 with masks required indoors and an isolation period of five days for those without symptoms.
Modifications to Butler’s mask requirement in non-classroom spaces will go into effect on Jan. 3, and masks will no longer be required in Hinkle Fieldhouse and the Butler Arts and Event Center facilities starting Oct. 29.
Carlos “Scooby” Johnson has been charged with rape, attempted rape and sexual battery after an incident with a Butler student in February.
Butler administration canceled an event featuring activist Angela Davis without the input of students who planned the event for four months. Now, they’re demanding for the event to be reinstated and an apology be issued to Davis.
In collaboration with the Indiana Department of Health, Butler has been selected to host a two-dose vaccine distribution site on campus for Indiana and out-of-state students, as well as international students. The Pfizer vaccine will be distributed to students between April 7–9 and May 4–6.
The first-year residential hall has been put under a mandatory lockdown as the result of a burst of positive tests. Students will receive tests beginning at 9 a.m. on Feb. 20.
Butler faculty and staff reconstruct the spring semester academic calendar to minimize the number of times students leave campus.
University officials said the decision was made in consultation with health experts. Students will resume in-person learning on Sept. 7.
Butler junior forward Jordan Tucker announced on Twitter on May 22 that he will forgo his final year at Butler and remain in the 2020 NBA Draft.
The Big East conference announced on March 12 that the remainder of its conference tournament has been canceled due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.