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COVID-19 Memos

Jun 29, 2020

Change to the COVID-19 Paid Administrative Leave Program

Colleagues, The purpose of this email is to make you aware of an important change to the COVID-19 paid administrative leave program and announce NC State plans to create a COVID-19 shared leave program. Paid Administrative Leave Compensation Change for Permanent Employees On July 1, 2020, the University of North Carolina System will reduce the compensation… 

Jun 23, 2020

Important Update: COVID-19 Special Faculty and Staff Leave Provisions

COVID-19 Special Faculty and Staff Leave Provisions The University of North Carolina System has established new guidelines for leave provisions related to COVID-19. The guidelines are below and each takes effect July 1, 2020. Paid Administrative Leave Compensation Change for Permanent Employees The UNC System will reduce the pay rate for employees approved to take… 

Jun 18, 2020

Request to Increase Face-to-face and Hybrid Course Offerings

As Chancellor of NC State University, I have been so proud of our community’s response to the many challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.  In particular, our faculty and staff have worked tirelessly to ensure the health and safety of our community while continuing to prioritize the education and well-being of our students.  My thanks to… 

Jun 18, 2020

Travel Exception Process and Required Approvals during COVID-19 Impacted Operations

University travel remains restricted due to UNC System directives and public health concerns. All travel is considered an exception and must be approved by the Chancellor or the Chancellor’s designees.  Travel exception approvals are required before travel occurs, and for reimbursement of any travel expenses.  The only exemptions to this travel exception requirement are 1)… 

Jun 10, 2020

Understanding Changes to the COVID-19 Special Leave Programs

Colleagues, We promised in a May 29, 2020, email to provide you with additional resources to help you better understand the COVID-19 paid leave programs, including how you are paid under those programs. A team in University Human Resources has created some explainers, charts and FAQs to assist you. You can find those resources on… 

Jun 3, 2020

Revisions to the 2020 University Holiday Calendar

As announced recently by NC State’s Department of Registration and Records, the university has made changes to the fall 2020 academic calendar in order to maintain the health, safety and well-being of all students, faculty and staff during the fall semester. As a result of the changes to the fall semester calendar, the university has revised… 

May 28, 2020

COVID-19 Related Workplace Safety Expectations and Approvals

We all have an important role to play in implementing, following and modeling safe workplace practices. As part of NC State’s community expectations throughout COVID-19-related operations, all employees are expected to practice established coronavirus related health and safety procedures and protocols at work as outlined in NC State’s Return to Work guide and embedded links. Safety measures – such… 

May 21, 2020

NC State Status Update; Return to Work Guide

NC State Faculty and Staff, Late yesterday afternoon, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced phase two of the state’s incremental approach to ease COVID-19-related restrictions across North Carolina. The governor continued to encourage citizens to work from home where possible. As outlined in the new executive order, phase two begins Friday, May 22, at 5 p.m., and is… 

May 21, 2020

NC State Announces 2020 Fall Semester Dates

NC State Community, Based on guidance from healthcare professionals, faculty feedback, and recommendations from the university’s reactivation task forces, and in conjunction with peer institutions and UNC System leadership, I am pleased to announce dates for the fall 2020 semester. NC State will begin its 2020-21 academic year on August 10, nine days earlier than originally scheduled,… 

May 19, 2020

Community Update from Chancellor Woodson

NC State Community, In the message, Chancellor Woodson shares more about how NC State is working to reactivate certain campus operations and planning to safely bring people back to campus throughout the summer and into the fall. In line with Governor Cooper’s phased approach to reopening the state, some in-person activities have and will continue to increase…