Coronavirus Updates

NC State and the College of Natural Resources continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.

What You Need to Know

The NC State College of Natural Resources has created this website to keep our community informed of the university’s response to the ongoing Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. This is an evolving situation, and we will continue to provide the latest information as it becomes available.

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:

  • 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.
  • 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. Further information is available about campus facilities and services during this time.
  • 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.
  • Supervisors are responsible for assigning mandatory employees, and for assigning and tracking their employees’ remote work. To be clear, these changes do not remove employees’ responsibilities to complete their work assignments.
  • 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.

Campus community members with other questions related to COVID-19 can call the Wolfpack Response Line at 919-512-3272. A full update from the chancellor is available with further details about campus operations.