COVID-19 Guidance for UNC Nursing Students

To facilitate clinical placement, vaccinated students should upload a copy of their vaccination record to CastleBranch by 11:59 pm on September 20, 2021.

Learn more about the Clinical Partner COVID Vaccine Mandate here.

Health Clearance Protocol for Health Professions Students

Please note that as the COVID pandemic evolves, all guidance and protocols are subject to change. This protocol is effective as of August 2021.

COVID-19 Symptoms or Exposure?

Follow these steps if you have been exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms.

Campus Health: (919) 966-6573


Visit for the most up-to-date UNC COVID-19 policies.


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Classroom Guidance

All lectures will be recorded and be downloadable and available for students.

We understand that in Fall 2021 students’ course attendance may be affected by current COVID related health guidance. Recognizing this, all classes in all programs (BSN, ABSN, MSN, DNP, PhD) will be recorded and posted in the course Sakai site within 48 hours from when they were recorded. Recordings will be available through the end of the semester.

Clinical Guidance

Clinical absences by students due to COVID will be handled in a manner similar to other-than-COVID absences. These established protocols include: