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COVID-19 Communications

Education Abroad

Due to continuing global public health concerns surrounding COVID-19, considering best practices, and on recommendation of the Center for International Education, the University of Northern Colorado has decided to extend the suspension of outbound and inbound education abroad programs through the end of the fall 2020 semester. [READ FULL POST]

UNC Distribution of CARES Act Emergency Grants and Disaster Relief Funds

The disruptions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic over the past few months have had a direct financial impact on many of our students and their families. The University of Northern Colorado recently applied for and received approximately $3.8M from the United States Department of Education through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide emergency grants to our students to offset some of the unexpected expenses they are experiencing. [READ FULL POST]

Safer at Home Personnel Updates

For the bulk of our employees there will be no significant change in June. All employees who are working remotely will continue to do so until further notice. As we begin to slowly transition back to regular operations, the following policy changes are effective June 1. [READ FULL POST]

Building Access Hours

As we transition into the summer months, many faculty and staff have asked to have access to their offices to retrieve materials that they need for their summer teaching, professional activities during the summer, and planning for the fall. As a reminder, we have established a schedule for limited access to buildings over finals week and this week so that people can access their offices. [READ FULL POST]

An End of Semester Message

As I reflect on what has surely been the most unusual semester of my career, I am immensely proud of our students, faculty, staff, trustees, alumni, and friends for everything we have accomplished together. The way so many members of our community have stepped up as we have navigated the challenges and changing landscape before us these last few weeks has been truly remarkable. [READ FULL POST]

Update on Efforts to Address COVID-19 Related Financial Impacts

Several weeks ago, we convened a special Board of Trustees meeting to discuss the emerging financial impacts of COVID-19 on UNC. In that meeting, we projected to finish out this fiscal year with a revenue loss of $4.5M and the potential for far greater losses next year. [READ FULL POST]