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Weld County COVID Status

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDHPE) has announced a new dial system. Weld County will move from Level Orange: High Risk to Level Yellow: Concern effective Feb. 6 at 9 a.m allowing for greater flexibility for local jurisdictions.

UNC continues to monitor the situation and will share information and guidance with the university community as changes in public health orders occur.

  Colorado COVID-19 Dial Dashboard

 Weld County Status

Level Green -
Protect Our Neighbors

Level Blue - Caution

Level Yellow - Concern

Level Orange - High Risk

Level Red - Severe Risk

Level Purple -
Extreme Risk

UNC Operational Impacts

UNC's mask and social distancing policy is still enforced. In keeping with state guidelines for Level Yellow, the following operational adjustments and protective measures are in effect until further notice:

  • Residence halls will remain open for the spring semester as planned.
  • In-person and hybrid classes are capped at 100 people while maintaining social distance requirements.
  • Virtual/online-only courses will have no changes.
  • Private gatherings may include up to 10 people (from no more than 2 households).
  • Indoor events with no seating capped at 50 participants; indoor events with seat capped at 100. 
  • Indoor dining at Holmes Dining Hall is limited to 65 people max. Grab-and-Go options are still available.
  • Office density cannot exceed 50% occupancy. Staff members will receive more information from their supervisors and/or building managers regarding next steps.
  • Campus Recreation capacities of strength and conditioning areas will be 50 people. Reservations are required.
  • Fitness and Wellness activities will continue with in-person and virtual group fitness and personal training programming. Reservations are required.
  • All indoor intramural sports will at the Campus Recreation Center from 6-9 p.m. Participants must wear masks, participate in sanitation of shared equipment and observe social distancing. 
  • Club Sports will be increasing activities per COVID-19 guidance. Activities will have different restrictions based on Low, Medium, and High contact designations, and will continue to use extensive sanitation practices with all shared equipment.
  • Outdoor Pursuits Gear Shop remains open. Reservations are required to reserve equipment.
  • University Libraries remain open.
  • Athletics continue training and practice for winter sports only, following NCAA and conference guidance.
  • View adjusted Student Health Center Hours.

Resources are in place to help students stay well and succeed academically. Visit Student Outreach and Support for more information.

Student Health Center 

The Student Health Center provides testing services for UNC students, faculty and staff. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed call 970-351-2412 for next steps and instructions before going to the Health Center. 

View their clinic hours for alternate care providers when the health center is closed or call your insurance carrier for providers in your network.

Community Testing Kiosk on campus

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

Community TestinG Site 


Policies and Resources

All COVID-19 and fall operations policies follow directions and guidelines from the State of Colorado, the CDC, WHO. Find useful resources for campus operations.

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COVID-19 Prevention

Preventing the spread of COVID-19 is our priority on campus. We've implemented a mask policy, increased cleaning on campus and ask you to practice social distancing.


Spring Operations

UNC will start the spring 2021 semester as planned on January 11 with no changes to the academic calendar. Visit our Spring Operations website for more information.