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COVID-19: News and Campus Updates

COVID-19 Communications

UNC Tuition Will Not Increase in Academic Year 2020-21

The financial well-being of our students continues to be of the utmost importance to me. As Colorado’s most affordable research institution, we must continue our mission to provide accessible, high-quality teaching, learning, research, and creative works. Today, the Board of Trustees unanimously voted to keep tuition for the 2020-21 academic year flat. [READ FULL POST]

Planning a Safe Spring Operations on August 24

The fall semester begins in 76 days and this year, more than ever, I’m looking forward to seeing everyone return to campus. Since the end of the spring term, UNC staff and faculty have been busy preparing so that we can safely resume in-person instruction on August 24. [READ FULL POST]

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]