Rocket Restart Plan

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Countdown to Launch

Join campus leaders for a weekly webinar series on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. entitled “Countdown to Launch” where we’ll be answering your questions about the fall semester.


WEdnesday, August 5 - Campus Conversation with Interim President Postel
 Since Dr. Gregory Postel, UToledo’s new interim president, stepped onto campus his primary focus has been on a safe reopening. Both an educator and a medical professional, he applauds the Rocket Restart plan taking into account all the uncertainty surrounding the virus, noting that there is no perfect response plan for the COVID-19 pandemic. In his words, “The only certainty is our commitment to offering a world-class education for our students.” Join us for a live discussion with Dr. Postel on the University’s ongoing planning efforts and the responsibility of every member of Rocket Nation in protecting our campus community.

Prior Webinars

WEDNESDAY, JULY 9

Returning To Campus

Dr. Flapp Cockrell, vice president of student affairs, and Dr. Amy Thompson, vice provost and public health expert, share information and answer questions about readying campus for students’ return.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 15

academic success

UToledo has made a number of changes to the fall semester to resume on-campus activities in the safest way possible, while still providing our students a high-quality education. Watch this campus discussion focused on academic course offerings and support services with Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Karen Bjorkman and Assistant Provost for Student Success and Retention Dr. Julie Fischer-Kinney.                         

WEDNESDAY, JULY 22

support for under represented minorities and first-in-family student success

Student-centered isn’t just a catch phrase at UToledo. Your success is our mission, and we have a number of resources available to help underrepresented minority and first-generation students just like you. Watch this discussion with Dr. Michele Soliz, associate vice president for student success and inclusion, and Tia Tucker, director of academic support services, and learn about all of the resources available to help you realize your dreams.                         

WEDNESDAY, July 29

Housing and Dining

Living on campus is a great way to make UToledo your home — classes, campus resources and dining halls are all within walking distance. Join us for a live conversation with Valerie Walston, associate vice president for student services and director of residence life, and Janelle Craft, regional marketing director for Chartwells, UToledo’s new dining partner, to learn more about the exciting plans and necessary precautions the University is taking to ensure you have a safe, healthy and fun fall semester!

Last Updated: 7/30/20