Jump to main content

COVID-19: News and Campus Updates | Fall 2021 Plans

COVID-19 Communications

Message from President Andy Feinstein

March 27, 2020: We have all used the word unprecedented more times than we can count lately, but few words better reflect the recent changes in our personal and professional lives. For several weeks, UNC has sought to manage wide ranging impacts to our students, staff, and faculty, sustain the health and safety of our community, and ensure the continuous delivery of our core academic mission and support functions—even before the federal, state, and local response to the Coronavirus pandemic accelerated. [READ FULL POST]

A Message to Faculty and Staff

March 23, 2020: Over the past couple weeks, we have all experienced unprecedented changes in our work and personal lives that would have been unimaginable just a short time ago. This has arguably been the most unusual Spring Break—and return from break—that any of us has encountered. [READ FULL POST]

Message from UNC President and Vice President for Student Affairs

March 20, 2020: It is important to know that we are all in this together. Although we cannot be together right now, we are a strong and resilient Community of Bears. [READ FULL POST]

Important Update for Alumni/Parents/Donors from UNC President

March 17, 2020: As alumni and friends of UNC, you are undoubtedly paying attention to our decisions and prevention efforts in response to the evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. UNC is closely monitoring the situation and is in regular contact with state and local officials. [READ FULL POST]

Urgent Message from President Andy Feinstein

March 16, 2020: This is a time of incredible uncertainty both on campus and in every facet of our lives. I would like to thank each of you for the hard work you are doing as we adapt to a situation like none we have experienced before. The global spread of the virus is rapid; and in this unprecedented time, we must take swift action to protect the health and safety of our students, staff, and faculty. Please know that each decision is being weighed, and ultimately made, with the health and safety of our entire UNC community at the forefront. [READ FULL POST]

Urgent Message from President Andy Feinstein

March 11, 2020: This afternoon, I convened the President’s Cabinet, President’s Leadership Council, Dean’s Council, and Faculty Senate to discuss the University’s response to the spread of COVID-19 and its impact on the continuous delivery of the University’s mission. [READ FULL POST]