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College of Arts & Sciences, Academic Year 2020-21, Purpose and Priorities in a Time of COVID

This is a living document and will be updated as needed. We are in the midst of a global pandemic, the fallout of which has been devastating to public health, the job market and food security. The worldwide resort to a “full stop” on all but essential businesses and subsequent challenges of reopening reveal the magnitude of the threat. The … Continued


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Reopening Research in the College of Arts & Sciences

On Monday, June 1, 2020, we will reopen our research spaces in the College of Arts & Sciences and they will operate under a new three-layer COVID-19 policy.


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PPE pickup instructions for research spaces in other departments

These instructions are for acquiring masks and cleaning/disinfecting supplies for research labs and spaces, not for instructional or other departmental use. The immediate goal is to supply the requirements of research spaces as they reopen. Supplies for other phases of reopening will be handled in future announcements.


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PPE pickup instructions for APS-Chemistry-Biology

These instructions are for acquiring masks and cleaning/disinfecting supplies for research labs and spaces, not for instructional or other departmental use. The immediate goal is to supply the requirements of research spaces as they reopen. Supplies for other phases of reopening will be handled in future announcements.


Checklist for Resuming Research Operations

Download this checklist, including a plan for your group’s updated policies here: CAS- Lab plan template (last updated May 28, 2020).  Inventories Have each member of your group returning to campus complete Environment Health and Safety training (https://ehs.unc.edu/) for complying with COVID-19-related policy. Confirm your PPE supply and, for PIs in Chemistry, Biology, and APS, work with your departmental coordinator … Continued