COVID-19 Updates

NC State and the Poole College of Management continue to work with county and state health officials to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. There have been no identified cases of coronavirus on campus.

Undergraduate Student Information

Spring Break has been extended as there will be no classes the week of March 16-March 20. This means that no classes will meet, have tests, or have assignments due before Monday, March 23

Completing Spring 2020 Courses:

In the coming days our faculty will be working to prepare classes for when they resume on March 23. You will receive communication from faculty with further guidance.

Office of Undergraduate Programs & Career Center

All services will transition to remote effective immediately. Continue to contact staff via email or phone (919) 515-5565. If you have an upcoming appointment scheduled with a Poole staff member you will receive an email with details on how to connect virtually. 

Graduate Student Information

The university announced that it will be moving to online course delivery for the remainder of the semester. In addition they announced that spring break is extended until March 23rd. ALL classes, both in-person and online, will not resume until Monday, March 23rd and when they do resume they will all be online. 

Fall 2020 Course Registration & Academic Advising

All registration timelines remain in effect as previously noted, which means registration for Fall 2020 will open on March 25th.  If you have an upcoming appointment scheduled with your advisor, s/he will be available to meet with you through an online, virtual platform. If you would like to schedule an appointment with your advisor, please email them directly.

Career Services

The career services team for your program will send out a separate career programming update.  They are in contact with business partners regarding student engagement, and they will keep you posted on upcoming employer events. 

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Additional Student Resources

NC State Campus Resources

Connectivity Access Resources

  • FCC agreement stating that providers will waive late fees, not cutoff service for lack of payment, and open hot-spots.
  • Comcast COVID-19 response: offers free WiFi for 2 months to low income families plus all Xfinity hot-spots are free to the public during this time
  • Charter Free Internet offer for 2 months
  • AT&T COVID-19 response: offers open hot-spots, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month plans to low income families
  • Verizon COVID-19 response: no special offers, but following the FCC agreement.
  • Sprint COVID-19 response: follows FCC agreement, provides unlimited data to existing customers, and, starting Tuesday, 3/17/2020, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge.
  • T-Mobile COVID-19 response: follows FCC agreement, plus unlimited data to existing customers, and, coming soon, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge .


Poole Event Information

As a result of the recent decisions from the university about COVID-19, Poole College has chosen to cancel all events through the end of April. This includes events with attendance over 100 people such as the Innovation and Leadership Showcase. Some events such as the Innovative Women’s Conference have been moved online

Student Meetings & Gatherings

As per the university, and in an effort to encourage social distancing, we ask that you conduct any meetings with other students virtually using available technologies such as Zoom or Google Hangouts. We also want to remind you that as per the university announcement, NC State is prohibiting on-campus events, meetings and gatherings of more than 100 people. The university provides solutions and resources through the Office of Information Technology


At this time, the Spring 2020 commencement exercises have been postponed. We will continue to update graduating students, faculty, administration, and the university community as decisions are made regarding graduation and Spring 2020 commencement activities.

For ongoing COVID-19 related updates, visit the university commencement website.

NC State COVID-19 Information / Updates

The best way to keep up with university updates is to regularly check This site also includes a growing collection of Frequently Asked Questions, important health-related information, links to community contacts and other helpful resources.

Any student who has the disease’s most common symptoms (fever and cough or shortness of breath) creating concern about potentially having COVID-19 and who have risk factors of travel to a COVID-19-affected area or direct contact with a COVID-19 patient, can make an appointment with NC State Student Health. Students need to call ahead at 919-515-7107 (do not use the online form) and let the appointment staff know their risk factors immediately.

Campus community members with other questions related to COVID-19 can call the Wolfpack Response Line at 919-512-3272.