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COVID-19: News and campus updates | University policies and resources

UNC is launching a COVID-19 screening testing program for students who live in university housing starting Tuesday, October 13. This is part of the university’s multi-pronged strategy to mitigate and monitor the spread of COVID-19. Learn More

The UNC campus is operating differently than previous years due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Visit this website for information about the fall semester and campus policies as we navigate our new normal. 

UNC's Re-Entry Task Force prepared and planned for the Fall semester with campus partners. The Coronavirus Task Force has restarted and continue responding to evolving COVID-19 situation throughout the semester. 

Prevention & Self-Care   Symptoms & Testing  

Daily Symptoms Self-Check

Keeping our Campus Community Healthy

It's important to follow UNC's policies and procedures to keep yourself and fellow Bears healthy. 

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Wear A Mask

UNC requires students, employees, and visitors to wear face coverings at all times while in public, in shared spaces on campus, or anytime you are around other people. 

UNC's Mask Policy

Practice Good Hygiene

Practice Good Hygiene

Wash your hands often for at least 20 seconds,  don't touch your face, disinfect commonly touched surfaces and complete daily symptom self-checks.

Personal Hygiene Tips

Contact the Student Health Center or your doctor

Testing and Quarantine

If you are experiencing any COVID-19 Symptoms do not come to campus. Contact the Health Center or your healthcare provider and begin quarantining. 

Learn More

If you work at UNC contact your supervisor as well. 

Resources and Policies

To find useful resources and university established policies for returning to campus pick your population below: 

Recent Updates

Effective communication between decision-makers and those who use campus buildings is an essential, read the latest updates here: 

 COVID Digest  Coronavirus Website  Video Updates  Student Open Forum  Re-Entry Forum  Health Alerts

Weekly Operational Updates

Frequently Asked Questions

We know you have questions, visit our FAQ page for answers or pick a topic to get started: 

Additional Resources

Bear Connection

UNC wants to keep the Bear family connected as we adapt to the changes to our campus during the pandemic. 

Virtual events

Coronavirus Website

UNC is actively monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and providing regular updates to the UNC community, including health alerts

Campus Updates

Return To Work

UNC is  welcoming staff back to campus in a phased-return and coordinated process to ensure appropriate social distancing.

Return to Work Guide


Campus departments and offices have adjusted operating hours this semester, so we put together a directory. 

Submit your hours and services