Overcoming COVID-19

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Overcoming COVID-19

This site serves as a single entry point for information and resources related to the University’s ongoing response to the pandemic. 

Optional Masking

At UNCSA, wearing a mask is optional for all faculty, staff, students and patrons. The mask requirement will continue in all health care settings, including Counseling Services and Health Services, as well as on any public transportation including campus buses. Any individual who wishes to continue to wear a face covering is encouraged to do so, especially those who are unvaccinated or at higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19.

Frequently Asked Questions

We've updated our list of frequently asked questions. Please review the FAQ page as your answer may be on that page. If you do not find your answer, please ask your question regarding the UNCSA response to COVID-19.

Quarantine & Isolation

Instructions for students, faculty and staff to quarantine or isolate is based upon the CDC recommended isolation and quarantine period. Understand what you and the university does if you test positive is under the Positive Case Protocol

Community Health Standards

We all must commit to the actions and precautions we can take as individuals to protect our campus community. It will require all of us together to keep our community healthy. We expect all community members to show care for their friends, peers, colleagues and neighbors.

UNCSA community health standards

Campus Operations

UNCSA on-campus operations have the health and wellness of our community as the top priority. Our planning has been informed by guidance from local, state and federal public health authorities, as well as applicable orders and regulations from the governor and relevant federal agencies, such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

We will follow the COVID-19 monitoring, containment and response protocols established and updated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for colleges and universities. These protocols can be found at cdc.gov.

Given the evolving nature of both our understanding of COVID-19 and the recommended guidance from public health and other governmental bodies, our guidance will be updated to respond to continuing developments. Updates will be communicated by email or through our website. If you can't find your answer, ask a question.