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COVID-19 Resources

Below you’ll find resources and useful links related to the impact of COVID-19 on UNC-Chapel Hill, especially connected to travelstudy abroad and topics important to international students and scholarsOther University and external resources are available on the Carolina Together website 

UNC-Chapel Hill Campus Operations  

Following the UNC System directive to significantly reduce campus operations and services on Friday, March 20, 2020, many of Carolina’s buildings closed, and in-person, non-essential services were suspended. While some campus buildings remain open with reduced hours, most faculty and staff are working remotelyUpdates to campus operations are posted on the Carolina Together website.  

Student Resources

CV19 Student Care Hub

The CV19 Student Care Hub is a platform for all students (undergraduate, graduate, professional and part-time) to learn more about financial resources, academic support and health and wellness information as they navigate the impact of these circumstances.

International Students

Due to reduced campus operations, International Students and Scholar Services (ISSS) is not maintaining in-person services at this time. Advisors are available by email and continue to process requests and offer advising remotely via Zoom 

Students Interested in Academic Programs Abroad

Carolina students who are planning to participate in academic programs abroad should contact their program’s organizing unit, such as Honors Carolina, Kenan-Flagler Business School or the UNC College of Arts and Sciences Study Abroad Office with specific questions.

Information for International Scholars 

Due to reduced campus operations, ISSS is not maintaining in-person services at this time. Advisors are available by email and continue to offer advising and process requests remotely via Zoom 

  • International scholars are encouraged to contact ISSS for immigration and visa inquiries.

University-Affiliated Travel   

Through guidance issued on March 11, 2020Carolina has prohibited all University-affiliated travel outside the state of North Carolina for UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty and staff. 

Please visit our page on travel policies and exceptions for information on current restrictions and special procedures, including the process for requesting an exception for University-affiliated international travel.