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COVID-19: News and Campus Updates

COVID-19 Communications

A Message from President Andy Feinstein: Cancellation of On-Campus Events Through July 31, 2020

April 21, 2020: We have no way to know when moderate to large gathering will be safe or allowed, so we have made the decision to cancel all campus events through July 31, 2020. This will include in-person classes (all summer courses will be delivered online), New Student Orientations, Concerts Under the Stars, Little Theatre of the Rockies, sports camps, summer enrichment programs, and other events on campus or sanctioned by the university. [READ FULL POST]

Message from President Andy Feinstein

April 17, 2020: Next week, on Wednesday, April 22 from 9:00-11:00 a.m., the Board of Trustees will meet to discuss potential budget implications of COVID-19 on UNC and planning underway to address those challenges. As with all Trustee meetings, it is open to the public and I encourage you to attend virtually. [READ FULL POST]

Message to International Students and Parents

April 15, 2020: The Center for International Education team continues to work remotely and regularly communicates with students and scholars via email, phone, text and all available social media platforms. [READ FULL POST]

Message from President Andy Feinstein on Commencement for Spring 2020 Graduates

April 10, 2020: Since I announced that we would begin transitioning courses to alternate delivery, one of the most frequently asked questions I have received has been what will happen to Spring 2020 Commencement. Like other institutions across Colorado and our nation, UNC made the difficult decision to not host May graduation ceremonies following the guidance of the State of Colorado and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [READ FULL POST]

Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Grading Option for Spring 2020

April 8, 2020: Since we transitioned most courses to online delivery in response to the Coronavirus pandemic, we have heard from many students about their interest in having an option for some form of pass/fail grading this semester. We understand that these requests arise from the anxiety that many of you are feeling over the extensive disruptions to your lives. [READ FULL POST]

Alumni: News from UNC and President Feinstein

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]