Review the latest campus updates:

Chancellor Update on Face Covering Guidance

Read the update to learn specifics on face covering guidance while on campus.

Chancellor Update on COVID-19 Protocols

Effective Monday, May 24, face coverings will be required in classrooms, lab settings, other instructional spaces, the Student Health Center and on Niner Transit regardless of vaccination status. Face coverings may also be required on a case-by-case basis for designated indoor spaces or gatherings where close contact is likely to occur. Additional guidance on other spaces that may be subject to face-covering requirements will be provided by Wednesday, May 26.

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Most COVID-19 Safety Mandates Lifted in North Carolina

Today, Friday, May 14, Governor Roy Cooper announced that effective at 1:30 p.m., the following changes would be in place for North Carolina with some limited exceptions: 

  • No statewide mask (face covering) mandate
  • No mandatory mass gathering limits
  • No mandatory capacity limits
  • No mandatory social distancing requirements

It is still strongly recommended for unvaccinated people to wear a face covering. Additionally, anyone who feels better protected or has received advice from their healthcare provider to wear a face covering should continue to do so.  

Wastewater Testing

Information on wastewater testing and results can be found on the Wastewater Testing Updates page.

North Carolina COVID-19 County Alert System

On Tuesday, Nov. 17, Governor Cooper announced the launch of a COVID-19 County Alert System that will demonstrate current COVID-19 metrics in each county and what residents can do to combat further spread. The latest report and more information can be found via the links below.

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This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 26, 2021.