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Weld County COVID Status

On January 4, The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDHPE) moved Weld County from Level Red: Severe Risk to Level Orange: High Risk on the state’s dial system 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

In keeping with state guidelines for Level Orange, the following operational adjustments and protective measures will go into effect on January 4 until further notice:

  • Residence halls will re-open for the spring semester as planned on Friday, January 8, with no changes.
  • In-person and hybrid classes are capped at 50 people. Virtual/online-only courses will have no changes.
  • Private gatherings may include up to 10 people (from no more than 2 households).
  • Indoor events capped at 50 participants. Outdoor events can be no larger than 75.
  • Indoor dining limited to 50 people at one time, and Grab-and-Go options will continue to be made available:
    • Holmes Dining Hall to open with adjusted hours and services on January 10, 2021
    • All Retail Dining locations closed through January 9, 2021
  • Office density cannot exceed 25% occupancy. Staff members will receive more information from their supervisors and/or building managers regarding next steps.
  • Campus Recreation Center limited to 25 people per room and reservations are required. Virtual programming will continue.
  • Club/Intramural sports are still being discussed in terms of number of people allowed and if they can take place indoor and/or outdoor.
  • University Libraries remain open but on an adjusted schedule.
  • 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 Operations

The Student Health Center is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and will have adjusted holiday hours.

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

The state is encouraging all Coloradans with symptoms to get tested immediately.

Community Testing kiosk


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.