Shield Our Spartans

Spring 2023

Spartan Community: With the continued decline of COVID-19 cases on campus and within our community, and in alignment with new direction from the UNC System Office and guidance from the Governor, CDC, and NC Department of Health and Human Services, face coverings will be optional in most indoor locations, including classrooms and other instructional settings, beginning March […]

January 07, 2022 Spartan Community:  As we prepare for the start of the spring semester, it’s important to acknowledge the significant spread of the Omicron variant, and our personal responsibility to protect ourselves and our fellow Spartans.  Here is what we know:  According to the CDC, vaccinated and boosted individuals who test positive for Omicron are likely […]

Faculty and Staff: Our mission to conduct impactful research, deliver a world-class education, and serve our community throughout this pandemic remains our top priority. Thanks to the diligence and compassion of our community, we have remained true to our mission while keeping our fellow Spartans safe. With the rapid spread of the Omicron variant, the […]

December 22, 2021 Students, Faculty, and Staff: As we head into the winter break, we want to thank you for helping Shield Our Spartans this semester and share with you expectations for spring 2022. As last semester suggests, UNCG’s safety measures were and continue to be effective at keeping the number of on-campus COVID-19 cases low. Our vaccination rates for students, […]

Following federal and state health guidelines, UNCG’s Student Health Services (SHS) is now providing COVID-19 booster shots for eligible students, faculty, and staff.  On Oct. 21, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) authorized and recommended booster shots of COVID-19 vaccines to provide continued protection. As a result of this […]

On September 9, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order which mandated COVID-19 vaccines for federal contractors and their subcontractors. (Please note that the order does not apply to grants.) While our initial findings indicate that it will affect a very small number of our employees working on or in connection with a federal contract, we continue […]

This is an important update for all UNCG students, faculty, and staff regarding University-affiliated international travel. Over the last 18 months, UNC Greensboro has followed developments of the COVID-19 pandemic closely.  Data continually shows that the single, most effective thing you can do to protect yourself and others is to get vaccinated. Additionally, the risks […]

Dear Faculty and Staff, The University requires students and employees to submit vaccination documentation (i.e.,vaccination card) or participate in mandatory testing. This requirement to provide vaccination records or test regularly is part of our priority to Shield Our Spartans during the COVID-19 pandemic.   To date, approximately 2,000 employees have uploaded proof of vaccination, which exempts […]

Dear UNCG Students, As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our students and their families, UNCG has taken a thoughtful approach to the distribution of federal relief funds made available to universities as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP). UNCG has received approximately $26 million specifically reserved to assist students as they continue pursuing […]