Guidelines for Purchasing Exceptions
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic (spring 2020) and resulting impact to campus operations, an exception process to the university’s standard shipping process of goods and supplies to official university addresses has been created and is outlined in this memo
3D Memo: Cancellation of On-Campus Summer 2020 Classes
No on-campus, face-to-face classes will be held at NC State for Summer Sessions 1 or 2 in 2020.
3D Memo: Important Update: COVID-19 Special Faculty and Staff Leave Provisions
New leave provisions authorized by the interim president of the University of North Carolina System in response to the COVID-19 event will take effect April 1 and remain in effect through April 30. The new provisions supersede all regular policies and are subject to modification or discontinuation by the interim president at any time based on COVID-19 developments, executive orders and the operational needs of the university.
3D Memo: Important Update: Suspension of All Nonessential Human Resources Actions
In light of current circumstances focusing the university’s attention on the COVID-19 response, the UNC System Office is temporarily suspending the following nonessential human resources activities: salary adjustments; position actions, including creating new positions or modifications to existing positions; and new hires. Exceptions may be granted under certain circumstances. New hires.
From Provost Arden: Student Connectivity and Synchronous Participation
In this memo, Provost Arden asks all instructors of record to make course content delivered synchronously also available asynchronously for students facing connectivity and access issues. Instructors are also to refrain from scheduling synchronous activities outside of the original course time.
From Provost Arden: Information on Exams, S/U Grading and Drop Date
In this memo, Provost Arden provides information to instructors of record about managing exams (including final exams), changing course grades from letter grades to Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U), and requests for late course drops.
Myron Floyd Named Dean of College of Natural Resources
Myron Floyd has been named dean of the College of Natural Resources at North Carolina State University after a nationwide search. His appointment becomes effective April 1.
March 2020 Announcements
Find out the latest happenings related to NC State faculty and staff, including coronavirus resources, online professional development opportunities, campus updates and more.
March 2020 Provost’s Corner
This is a challenging time for the entire university community, as coronavirus is impacting the professional and personal lives of so many. I want to thank each one of you for your dedication in ensuring that we address this challenge, allowing us to continue to work and learn.
From VC Vouk and Provost Arden: Research Continuity in Response to COVID-19
In this memo, VC Vouk and Provost Arden inform all faculty conducting research/scholarship projects that the university is taking steps to significantly reduce research and scholarship activity on campus. Most research labs and facilities will need to be closed no later than March 20, 2020.