Tau Beta Pi COVID-19 Updates
- Tau Beta Pi HQ Closed: TN Governor Lee has ordered Tennesseans to stay at home effective from Tuesday, March 31 through Tuesday, April 14. This impacts non-essential business such as Tau Beta Pi. We will still be answering and phone calls at 1-800-TAU-BETA. We will process donations and other mail as circumstances permit and items ordered through the store will be delayed. Please contact us if you have any questions. We value your membership and above all, hope that you are staying well.
- Tau Beta Pi HQ Closed: Due to a local government order, all non-essential businesses in Knox County were ordered to close from March 24 to April 6. We will still be answering and phone calls at 1-800-TAU-BETA. We will process donations and other mail as circumstances permit and items ordered through the store will be delayed. Please contact us if you have any questions. We value your membership and above all, hope that you are staying well.
- The TBP Scholarship deadline has been extended to April 20, 2020.
- In addition, the TBP deadline for Laureate, McDonald Mentor, and Outstanding Advisor nominations has been moved to May 1.
- Effective this past Wednesday, March 18, TBP HQ is utilizing a work from home setup for most of the team. Right now, we expect to have 2-3 team members in the office on any given day, but we are preparing the Association to handle the case where UT closes campus. You will still be able to call us at 865-546-4578 or 800-TAU-BETA, and the phones will be answered regardless if we are in the office or not. Email will also continue to function.
- Update on the current situation and recommendations for chapter leaders to continue chapter operations.
- Watch this video from the World Health Organization on the seven steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus.
Tau Beta Pi announced an official response on COVID-19 "proceeding with an abundance of caution."
- Remaining 2020 District Conferences will be held virtually or rescheduled.
- Engineering Futures Sessions for the remainder of the academic year have been cancelled.
- Chapter activities and initiations must adhere to school rules on group activities.
Also, recommended to take the situation in your geographic location into consideration.