Memos

Sep 8, 2021

From Provost Arden: Options Available to Instructors Teaching In Person

In this message, Provost Arden highlights the options that instructors teaching in-person classes this semester have to help manage disruptions, maintain class continuity for their classes and students, and reduce classroom density.

Aug 24, 2021

From Provost Arden: Important Classroom Reminders for Fall Semester

In this message, Provost Arden provides a recap of the safety measures in place for fall 2021 and shares an FAQ list created for instructors teaching face-to-face classes this semester.

Aug 6, 2021

From Provost Arden: Fall 2021 Update to Instructors of Record

In this message, Provost Arden updates fall 2021 instructors of record that face coverings are again required in all indoor spaces on campus, academic continuity plans are strongly recommended and that instruction support is available through several offices on campus.

May 20, 2021

From Provost Arden: Updates and Resources for Fall 2021 Instruction

In this message, Provost Arden updates fall 2021 instructors of record that enhanced S/U grading and enhanced late drop are no longer available, ClassEval will return to its pre-pandemic format. Additionally, academic continuity plans are still strongly recommended and university resources to support instruction are always available.

Nov 17, 2020

3D Memo: Programs that Involve the Participation of Minors

In order to protect the minors that participate in NC State online programs and activities, REG 01.25.18 has been updated to include online programming with minors in the same manner as in-person programs and activities. Effective January 1, 2021, all online programs and activities offered to minors that require a registration process are governed by this regulation and must fulfill the requirements as outlined.

Sep 25, 2020

From Provost Arden: Spring 2021 Course Scheduling

In this memo, Provost Arden announces to instructors of record that for spring 2021, students who return to campus will be allowed to remain on-campus throughout the spring semester, and that courses that begin in a face-to-face or hybrid mode will be allowed to continue with that delivery method throughout the semester.

Sep 24, 2020

From Chancellor Woodson, Provost Arden and VC Maimone: Budget Update – University Auxiliary Services

Each of NC State’s auxiliary units has implemented operational expense reduction plans to help address COVID-19 related revenue shortfalls. Auxiliary units have worked diligently to consolidate services; reduce hours; close facilities; enact hiring, travel and spending freezes; renegotiate service contracts; and, where possible, transition from in-person services to alternative online services. Unfortunately, due to the sharp decrease in revenue, some of our auxiliary units, in addition to operational reductions, must move forward to implement personnel actions.

Aug 27, 2020

3D Memo: Important Update: Community Service Leave and Child Care and Work-Life Balance Resources

To help employees deal with the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of State Human Resources assembled a task force of HR experts to create a resource guide for parents. That guide covers many topics, including where to find child care, leave options, flexible scheduling and a change to a community service leave policy.

Aug 27, 2020

From Provost Arden: Adjustments to Fall 2020 Academic Calendar

In this memo, Provost Arden announces to instructors of record that the fall 2020 academic calendar is being adjusted to provide students the time needed to prepare to move off-campus. He is aware of the additional challenges created by the calendar change and appreciates instructors work and ongoing support of their students, and asks that they consider ways to provide flexibility with assignments and due dates where possible.

Aug 20, 2020

From Provost Arden: Shift to Remote Instruction for Remainder of Fall 2020 Semester

In this memo, Provost Arden announces to faculty that as of 8 a.m. on Monday, August 24, NC State will be moving all undergraduate instruction that is not already online to a remote instruction format, and that graduate courses will remain in their existing format. The Office of Faculty Development and DELTA have created a tip sheet for faculty in light of this transition.