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COVID resources

UO Campus and Physics Office space remains closed during COVID phase restrictions

In order to reduce the risk of exposure to students, staff, and faculty, and in response to the emergent COVID-19 situation, the Physics Department administrative office will be closed beginning March 17, 2020 for the coming weeks. Updates about university closures can be found here

During this period, the office will provide service remotely. Email and phone messages will be checked regularly.

Refer to your March 20th ‘Package Deliveries’ e-mail for more information on FedEx, UPS, USPS delivery process.

Please use the following contact information for specific questions.

  • For University mental health support resources, please visit the Counseling Center website ( or call the health center crisis hot line 541-346-3227
  • For undergraduate advising inquiries, please email Scott Fisher at or call 541-346-4799
  • For graduate student-related inquiries, please email Dean Livelybrooks at or call 541-346-5855
  • For personnel-related inquiries, please email Anthony Fichera at or call 541-346-4768
  • For accounting-related inquiries, please email
  • For payroll-related inquiries, please email
  • For Physics operations-related inquiries, please email Anthony Fichera at or call 541-346-4768
  • For grant-related inquiries, please email
  • For budget-related inquiries, please email Anthony Fichera at or call 541-346-4768
  • For purchasing and travel-related inquiries, please email Jani Scallion at or call 541-346-5208

Thank you for your flexibility and understanding. Stay vigilant.

Richard Taylor                         Anthony Fichera
Department Head                    Business Manager

As a critical student service, the University Counseling Center will remain open during spring term for in-person appointments and drop-in therapy, while adhering to CDC health guidelines. Additional information is available on the counseling center webpage or by calling the support/crisis line 541-346-3227.

Academic modifications and support during COVID-19

Building Access: Request permission to enter UO campus:DOCUMENTING ACCESS TO BUILDINGS
Before coming to campus, including to retrieve materials from an office or work space, employees are expected to submit their plans into the appropriate smartsheet, accessible via the links below, to request and/or document their access.

COVID Updates


Forms, Physics specific

Library Services for Remote Learning, For students

Phased Approach for Restarting Research Activity On Campus 

Physics Drop in Help Center support

Physics Undergraduate Student Resources

Physics Undergraduate Advising

Recent Faculty Research Publications

Remote Support

Student Advising

ZOOM Training resources