UNC COVID-19 Updates
The University of Northern Colorado is actively monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and providing regular updates to the UNC community on this website.
UNC Releases Summer COVID-19 Mitigation Measures
Beginning on Monday, May 10, UNC will implement new guidance regarding public health requirements for everyone who physically comes to campus. The new guidance includes:
- Masks will be required indoors at UNC at all times, except when in a residence hall room or private workspace. While masks will not be required outdoors, we still encourage everyone to wear them while outside in accordance with Colorado Governor Jared Polis' recent mask order extension.
- Dining will operate at 100% capacity with six-feet of distancing between cohorts/households.
- Offices will operate at 80% capacity.
- Campus Recreation Center and gyms will operate at 100% capacity with six-feet of distancing between parties.
- Indoor seated events will operate at 100% capacity with six-feet of distancing between parties.
- Indoor unseated events will operate at 50% capacity, up to 175 people.
- Outdoor events will have no capacity limits; however, events planned for more than 500 people must submit plan to the Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment and UNC's Environment, Health and Safety.
- Group sports and camps can operate indoors at 50 participants per court and outdoors with no limits on participants/spectators.
- UNC Bank of Colorado Arena is approved for up to 500 individuals with six feet of distancing between cohorts/households
UNC’s Student Health Center has received doses of the COVID-19 vaccine that will be distributed to campus community members based on the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)’s mandated phases.
- Masks are required whenever you are indoors in public spaces on campus—that is, whenever you are in any space other than your own residence hall room or a private office.
- Masks required outdoors any time you are around other people—even when those other people are roommates, family members, or loved ones who you live with.
- There is no general exception to this policy based on distances between instructors and their students during class.
To maintain a safe and healthy environment on campus, students and employees who test positive for COVID-19, are symptomatic and/or were exposed should report these situations to UNC over winter break.
- Report student or employee with symptoms
- Report a COVID-19 positive case
- Health Alerts
- Quarantine & Isolation Details
From the President
- Statement from President Andy Feinstein to UNC Faculty Regarding Vaccine Priority for Frontline Workers in Education
- A Message from President Andy Feinstein: Welcome Back and Plans for the Spring and Fall Semesters
- Plans for the Start of the Spring 2021 Semester
- A Message From President Andy Feinstein: Update on Current UNC COVID-19 Status
- Weld County COVID-19 Safer at Home Status
UNC leadership understands effective communication between decision-makers and the campus community is essential in keeping our campus healthy.
This is the last Weekly Operational Updates video until further notice.
President Feinstein and his cabinet meet remotely on a weekly basis to discuss the
structure in place for managing UNC's response. Full transcripts are provided in the
Operational Update archives.
UNC has established a dedicated group of staff to provide information and answers to questions regarding COVID-19 and the direct impact on our students, staff and faculty.