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COVID-19: News and Campus Updates | Fall 2021 Plans

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.

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Health Alerts

To keep our community informed about the presence of COVID-19 on the UNC campus, UNC will report the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on our Health Alerts dashboard.

Mask Requirement Updates

As of June 2, UNC will no longer require individuals to wear masks indoors or outdoors on any of our campuses. Per state guidelines, masks will still be required in the UNC Student Health Center.

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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:

  • 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 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

Moderna Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccines

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.

COVID-19 Vaccine Info

Get Tested Today at the Community Testing Site

Community Testing Site

UNC Students and employees are strongly encouraged to be tested for COVID-19 often. The testing site located on the East Side of Bishop-Lehr Hall on UNC's campus is simple, free and utilizes a lower-nasal swab.

Testing Site Info

COVID-19 Reporting

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 continue to report these situations to UNC over the summer.

COVID-19 Testing Info

Latest Updates

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.

Operational Updates

President Feinstein and his cabinet met weekly to discuss the structure in place for managing UNC's response. Full transcripts are provided in the Operational Update archives. The May 6 video was the last operational update for the 2020-21 academic year.



Fall 2021 Website

UNC looks forward to seeing our students return in the fall for a full slate of on-campus experiences.
Learn more about the next academic year on our Fall 2021 website.


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.


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We'll respond to inquiries within 24-48 hours or the next business day.

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