Shield Our Spartans

Spring 2023

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 […]

On Friday afternoon, Governor Cooper announced that, effective immediately, maintaining social distance and wearing face coverings are no longer required in most public settings. Face coverings remain required while using public transportation, in childcare settings, in schools, in long-term care facilities, and in healthcare settings. Many private businesses also have decided to continue to require face coverings […]

This afternoon, Governor Cooper announced that, effective immediately, maintaining social distance and wearing face coverings are no longer required in most settings. This change is based on updated guidance released by the CDC yesterday.  It is important to understand that it is strongly recommended that individuals who have not been vaccinated should continue to wear […]

The CDC and FDA released information this morning that they are reviewing data involving a rare type of blood clot that has been reported in six out of 6.8 million individuals who have received the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine. They, along with the NC Department of Health and Human Services and the UNC System, […]

Dear Students,  COVID-19 remains a serious public health issue for our campus and community.  In addition to continuing to wear your face coverings, waiting 6 feet apart, and washing your hands, getting vaccinated is an important tool in our fight against this virus.   I am excited to announce that we will soon host vaccine clinics […]

UNCG Vaccine Clinic Details: Week of March 22-26 Appointments to receive the Pfizer vaccine at our UNCG clinic remain available for this Thursday and Friday. Family members of UNCG employees who are otherwise eligible to be vaccinated according to the NC priority framework (see below) can now make an appointment to receive their vaccine here on […]