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COVID-19: News and Campus Updates

COVID-19 Communications

Graduation Updates from Grad School & Registrar

March 18, 2020: As you read in the March 16 campus update, the Coronavirus pandemic and our necessary response to it, have forced significant changes to UNC’s operation, including and most regrettably, the cancellation of spring 2020 commencement ceremonies. [READ FULL POST]

International Student & Scholar COVID-19 Updates

March 17, 2020: As you are aware, rapid spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has led governments around the world to take serious precautions for public safety. Universities worldwide have been taking similar action for the safety and well-being of students and communities [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]

Update on Travel Restrictions for Campus

March 11, 2020: The safety of students, faculty, and staff is our number one priority. Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, we have made difficult yet necessary decisions regarding travel, effective immediately through June 30, 2020. [READ FULL POST]