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Coronavirus Response

NC State remains open and continues to provide vital services, resources and support. Many services have been significantly reduced and all classes are now online to help protect the health of the community.

What You Need to Know

NC State continues to work with county and state health officials to monitor and respond to the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. 

Effective immediately and until further notice, NC State is implementing the following actions to keep our campus community safe and to limit the potential of COVID-19 impacting our ability to fulfill the university’s core academic mission:

  • Effective immediately and throughout the remainder of the spring semester, NC State students who occupy university housing are instructed to remain at or return to their permanent off-campus residences, unless granted an exception.
  • All classes for spring 2020 and summer sessions 1 and 2 2020 will be held online. Please regularly check the summer sessions website for updated information and new summer online course options.
  • The university will remain open with minimal on-campus operations, which includes moving to fully online courses, requiring remote or alternative work arrangements for the majority of employees, and closing or significantly limiting core service facilities.
  • Effective immediately and until further notice, only mandatory employees who need to report to work on campus should do so. All non-mandatory employees — including temporary employees and student workers — will continue to be assigned work and will be expected to work remotely to the fullest extent possible.
  • Employees who cannot work remotely because of childcare or eldercare needs due to COVID-19-related school and facility closings will receive paid administrative leave until Mar. 31, 2020, for the period of time they are unavailable to work.
  • On March 27, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper issued a stay-at-home order for the entire state as part of the effort to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Under the order, educational institutions, including NC State, are identified as Essential Businesses and Operations.
  • All spring 2020 commencement exercises are postponed. More information about updated commencement plans will be released in the weeks ahead.

Campus community members with other questions related to COVID-19 can call the Wolfpack Response Line at 919-512-3272.

NC State Community Resources

We encourage everyone at NC State to stay informed and take care of yourselves to ensure we remain a healthy Wolfpack. Below, you’ll find more information about specific NC State programs, travel planning and restrictions.

Official Guidance

The CDC offers extensive guidance to United States citizens and residents about COVID-19. Visit the resources below to learn the status of the disease and how you can respond.