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Learn more about COVID-19 vaccines and state-mandated phases on UNC's COVID-19 Vaccination webpage

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.



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.

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

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

UNC Mask Policy

  • 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.

Learn MorE  COVID-19 Prevention

This is the last Weekly Operational Updates video until further notice.

Operational Updates

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.



 Spring Operations Website

UNC is actively monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and providing updates
about the spring semester operations and policies on our Spring Operations 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.


Student Feedback  Submit Inquiry

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

 Masked student on campus