Covid-19 Updates

The latest from UNC Greensboro

Events at UNCG

Events, both internal and external facing, no longer need to be approved by the COVID leadership team. Events must adhere to the University’s COVID-19 standards. 

UNCG COVID-19 Event Standards


  • There is no limit to the number of participants at outdoor events.
  • Indoor events are limited to the occupancy rating of the given space being used. 

Face Coverings

  • Face coverings are to be worn indoors at all times. 
  • Face coverings are to be worn at outdoor events when 6 feet of distance cannot be maintained by event participants. 
  • If the event is indoors, the event speaker, presenter, and performer are to wear a face covering at all times.
  • If the event is outdoors, the event speaker, presenter, and performer can remove their face covering if they are at least 6 feet away from others.


  • Food is allowed at events.
  • Event participants can remove their face covering when actively eating or drinking.
  • Event organizers should employ as many protective measures as possible to prevent the spread of COVID when serving food:
    • Offer grab and go food and beverages
    • Make use of designated outdoor eating areas
    • Require attendees maintain 6 feet of physical distance in the eating area

Contact Tracing

  • Event organizers should have an RSVP or sign-in process at the event. This information may be used if contact tracing becomes necessary. RSVP or sign-in process should include:
    • Individual’s name, 
    • UNCG affiliation, 
    • Email, and 
    • Phone number.

Vaccination and Testing Requirements

  • No event planner should require proof of COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test without requesting such protocol and receiving approval to do so from the UNCG COVID-19 Strategic Planning Team.