The most current information about masking at NCCU can be found at https://www.nccu.edu/covid-19/health-and-safety-practices.
Masks are supplied to all students and employees of NCCU as follows:
- Residential students – Residence halls
- Commuter students – New Student Services Center lobby
- Faculty/Staff – Departments should order and distribute from NCCU PPE and Supplies
Masks for events or gatherings can also be ordered from the NCCU PPE and Supplies site.
The most current information about vaccination can be found at https://www.nccu.edu/covid-19/vaccination.
Students and employees must upload proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and boosters through the link on the myEOL banner or by clicking here.
A person is considered fully vaccinated ≥2 weeks after receipt of the second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna) or ≥2 weeks after receipt of a single dose of the Janssen (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine.
Unvaccinated residential students are required to be tested on a weekly basis.
The most current information about exemptions can be found at https://www.nccu.edu/covid-19/vaccination.
Exemptions to the vaccine requirement may be granted for religious or medical reasons. A vaccination exemption does not exempt you from required surveillance testing.
- Submit a request for religious exemptions through Student Health.
- Request medical exemptions through Student Accessibility Services or Accommodate on myEOL.
- Submit a completed Request for Accommodation form to the NCCU Employee Relations and Affirmative Action department.
ADA accommodations or other workplace supports should be coordinated with supervisors and the Employee Relations and Affirmative Action Office in the Office of Human Resources (919-530-5144).
Persons who meet one or more of the following definitions are considered a close contact:
- Being within 6 feet of an infected person for a cumulative total of 15 minutes or more over a 24-hour period anytime two days before the onset of the infected person's illness (for asymptomatic infected persons, two days prior to their test specimen collection) until the time the patient is isolated
- Providing care in a non-healthcare setting to someone who is sick with COVID-19 (including a household member)
- Direct physical contact with someone who is sick with COVID-19. This includes having touched, hugged or kissed them
- Sharing eating or drinking utensils
- A person with COVID-19 sneezed, coughed or somehow got respiratory droplets on the other person
The most current information on COVID-19 isolation periods can be found at https://www.nccu.edu/covid-19/quarantine-and-isolation.
Isolation (Individual with a positive test)
- Asymptomatic or persons with mild symptoms should isolate for 5 days from the date of their positive test or until symptoms resolve, whichever is longer. Persons who are fever-free for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medication whose other symptoms have improved may return to work/class at day 6. A mask must be worn indoors from day 6 through day 10.
- Certain groups may require and extended isolation of 10 days or until symptoms resolve including:
The most current information on COVID-19 quarantine periods can be found at https://www.nccu.edu/covid-19/quarantine-and-isolation.
Quarantine (Close contact exposure with a COVID-19 positive person, or you are symptomatic but haven’t tested)
Verify that you meet the definition of close contact
- If one of the following apply, you do not need to quarantine but you are required to wear a mask around others for 10 days:
- Received booster shot within last 6 months
- Are less than six months (Moderna or Pfizer) or two months (J&J) from your primary vaccination
- If one of the following apply, quarantine for five days from your last exposure to the COVID-19 positive person before returning to campus and wear a mask around others for a full 10 days:
- More than 6 months (Moderna or Pfizer) or two months (J&J) past primary vaccine or booster
- Unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated (fully vaccinated at two weeks past final dose of primary vaccination)
- If you develop symptoms, get tested immediately and isolate until you receive your test results.
No. Remember that the flu, the common cold and other illnesses are also contagious and put others at risk for becoming ill. If you are sick — remain at home.
The most current information on COVID-19 travel policies can be found at https://www.nccu.edu/covid-19/travel-policies.
It is strongly recommended that employees and students refrain from traveling until fully vaccinated and boosted.
University-sponsored international travel remains restricted to travel approved by the Chancellor after favorable recommendation from a dean, department Head, or vice chancellor.
The CDC currently has no restrictions on returning to work after domestic travel regardless of vaccination status.
Unvaccinated international travelers must quarantine for five days, and all international travelers should get a viral test three to five days after returning regardless of vaccination status.
You do not need to get tested or quarantine upon your return if you have recovered from COVID-19 within 90 days of your return date.
COVID-19 vaccinations are available to NCCU faculty, staff and students every Tuesday and Thursday by appointment at the Student Health Building from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are available.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The most current information on COVID-19 testing can be found at https://www.nccu.edu/covid-19/testing.
If you are experiencing symptoms, do not go to a campus testing location. If you are experiencing symptoms or believe you may have been exposed to COVID-19:
- Isolate from others and
- Report through the NCCU COVID-19 Self Report Portal in myEOL or
- Call 919-530-3219.
- Student testing is conducted at the L.T. Walker Physical Education Complex
- Students must schedule appointments through the Medicat patient portal or by calling 919-530-5427.
- Unvaccinated residential students must participate in weekly surveillance testing
As of March 7, 2022, testing is available for faculty and staff who choose to test regardless of vaccination status. Rapid testing will be conducted in room 144 of the A.E. Student Union every Tuesday and Thursday from 7 a.m.–2 p.m. for faculty and staff.
Due to the funding that provides testing, we are unable to offer testing to anyone who is not a current student, faculty or staff member at NCCU.
At this time, there is no requirement for a negative COVID-19 test result to return to work or class following isolation or quarantine.
There is also no requirement for you to obtain or provide any documentation to NCCU before returning to work or class.
The most current information on campus-member sponsored events and gatherings can be found at https://www.nccu.edu/covid-19/recreation-and-events
Currently there is no restrictions on campus internal events or gatherings.
All persons wishing to rent or utilize NCCU space for an externally sponsored event must complete and submit the External Customers Utilizing NCCU Spaces Form at least 20 days in advance of the event to allow for processing and planning.
For students, visit the Counseling Center website for more details on available services.
Employees and eligible dependents can obtain support, resources and information through ComPsych Guidance for personal and work-life issues at no cost. Call 1-866-301-9634 or go to www.guidanceresources.com and use the NCCU web ID "EAGLES."