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Fall 2022 COVID Guidance

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As of March 17, 2022, Chowan University has adopted a mask-optional policy. As of now, Chowan’s mask optional allows faculty and staff the option to require students, colleagues, etc., to wear masks in classrooms, labs, and offices. Please note that outside classrooms, labs, and offices, students, faculty, staff, and visitors may choose to wear a […]

COVID-19 Update | September 15, 2021

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A message from Dr. Montrose Streeter, Vice President for Student Affairs: Thank you to all members of the Chowan University campus community for continuing to embrace a spirit of concern and service by adhering to our community expectations. As we navigate this important time for our university and country, we must operate as ONE CHOWAN […]

COVID19 Update XXXVII – June 3, 2021, 11:50 am

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N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper updated his executive order relative to COVID-19 and lifted many restrictions to reflect the latest public health guidance from the NCDHHS and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on May 14th. As has been the case under previous executive orders, college and university presidents retain the authority to impose public health requirements on their campuses […]

COVID19 Update XXXV – January 6, 9:45 pm

Governor Roy Cooper and the North Carolina Department of Health announced that North Carolina will continue the Modified Stay at Home Order after a rapid increase in North Carolina’s key COVID-19 trends. The Order requires people to stay at home between 10 pm and 5 am remains in effect until at least January 29, 2021.  […]

COVID19 Update XXXIII – November 13, 2:25 pm

Message to students, faculty and staff: In this email: Update on precautionary isolation  Preparations to depart campus for break On-campus testing (for departure and spring semester) Post precautionary isolation form  Information for the spring semester Thank you for your continued cooperation during this period of precautionary isolation. With your continued cooperation, we plan to resume […]


North Carolina Governor, Roy Cooper, announced that North Carolina’s indoor mass gathering limit will be lowered to 10 people in an effort to drive down North Carolina’s key COVID-19 metrics. This state decision will go into effect on Friday, November 13, and will be in place through Friday, December 4. See the full announcement here. 

COVID19 Update XXX – November 3, 4:00 pm

Message to students, faculty and staff:  We have made it eleven weeks into the semester due to your continued diligence in following the COVID-19 protocols.  The procedures we have in place are to protect the University. We must continue to take steps to protect the health and safety of our campus and the campus community.  […]

COVID19 Update XXXII – November 11, 4:00 pm

Message to students, faculty and staff: Thank you for your continued cooperation during this period of precautionary isolation.   Our on-campus active, positive cases remain low, but there was a rise in quarantine numbers last week.  This week we have seen an increase in positive cases of asymptomatic people.  It is imperative that we remember […]

COVID19 Update XXIX – September 30, 5:00 pm

Today NC Governor Roy Cooper “North Carolina will ease cautiously some restrictions while continuing safety measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 as the state’s metrics remained stable in September.”  The state will move into phase III begins Oct. 2 at 5 p.m. and continues for three weeks through October 23. The full release can […]

COVID19 Update XXVIII – September 7, 7:00 pm

Many steps to protect the health and safety of our campus have been taken, but it takes the effort of the entire community to protect our campus.  With the return of employees and students, the likelihood of positive COVID-19 tests increases. We have expectations to be embraced and practiced on a consistent basis by our students, […]