Pandemic Academic Coordination (PAC)

The Pandemic Academic Coordination (PAC) Work Group is tasked with making recommendations for pandemic mitigations related to the academic and instructional mission of the University as we manage forward through the coronavirus era.

Please visit the COVID-19 response page for updates and guidance from the University of Arizona on the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and our plans for reentry.

Upcoming Information Session

There are no upcoming meetings at this time. Please check back later. Thank you.

Academic Instruction Resources

This resource provides the latest and comprehensive information regarding the University of Arizona Fall 2021 Academic Plans.

Edition #5, October 8, 2021

News and Updates

  • PAC held an information session for faculty and instructors on August 16, 2021. DOWNLOAD the presentation materials and VIEW the recording. The recording contains audio transcript and chat messages.
  • PAC held an information session for deans and department heads on July 22, 2021. DOWNLOAD the presentation materials and VIEW the recording.

PAC Co-Chairs

Robert Stephan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Religious Studies and Classics,
Tina Deemer, M.S, Director, Academic and Support Services, Mathematics,

Contact Us

PAC email:
Project Manager
Nina Bates, Director of Operations and Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Provost

Alex Underwood, Registrar, Office of the Registrar,
Bruce Overland, Director, Facilities Management Maintenance Services, Facilities Mgmt-Maint Services,
Chad Herzog, Executive Director, UA Presents,
Chris Kopach, Assistant Vice President, Facilities Management,
Cynthia Demetriou, Vice Provost, Student Success Retention Innovation,
Dawn Gouge, Ph.D., Extension Specialist,
Dawn Hunziker, Senior Consultant, IT Accessibility, Disability Resource Center,
Diane Austin, Ph.D., Director, School of Anthropology,
Dustin Tran, Graduate Assistant, Research,
Emily Dykstra, Director, Introductory Biology Labs, Molecular and Cellular Biology,
Greg Heileman, Ph.D., Associate Vice Provost, Academic Administration, Academic Administration,
Jose Teran, Assistant Director, Space Planning/Management,
Kasey Urquidez, Ed.D, Vice President, Enrollment Management,
Kate Ellingson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Public Health,
Kendal Washington White, Vice Provost, Campus Life / Dean of Students, Dean of Students Office,
Lisa Elfring, Ph.D., Associate Vice Provost, Office of Instruction/Assessment, Office of Instruct & Assess,
Lori Shultz, Senior Director, Research Impact and Innovation,
Margaret Pitts, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Graduate College, Graduate College Admin,
Nina Bates, M.A., M.Admin,  Director, Operations and Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Provost,
Robyn Huff-Eibl, Team Leader, Materials Access, Access & Information Services,
Roxie Catts, M.ED., Principal Advising Officer/Director, Advising Resource Center, Stdnt Succ & Retention Innov,
Tara Singleton, President, Associated Students of the University of Arizona (ASUA),