UNC Charlotte Will Move To Online Classes “Wherever Possible” Due To Coronavirus

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The University of North Carolina System, including UNC Charlotte, announced they will begin remote instruction on Monday, March 23rd due to the coronavirus.

UNC Charlotte says they received additional guidance from the UNC System regarding how it should operate in response to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

UNC Charlotte released the following information:

University officials are meeting now to determine how this guidance will be implemented at UNC Charlotte.

However, we do know the following, based on direction from the UNC System and effective Monday, March 16 through March 31. We will assess the situation each Monday and communicate regularly with the campus community.

Effective Monday:

We will move to online instruction wherever possible. Our goal is to return to in-person instruction as soon as reasonably possible.

Some classes, such as those with labs, will continue to require in-person instruction and attendance.

Teleworking will be encouraged to the maximum extent possible. Mandatory employees will be required to report to campus as directed by their supervisors.

Events and gatherings of 50 or more people will be cancelled or postponed unless otherwise authorized by the Chancellor. A process for requesting exceptions is being established. Additional guidance for event organizers is forthcoming.

University-sponsored in-state travel to gatherings of 50 or more people is suspended, and all travel outside the state is suspended, unless otherwise authorized by the Chancellor or Provost. A process for requesting exceptions is being established.