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FAQ about the COVID-19 vaccine

January 18, 2021

The University will distribute vaccinations to the NKU community free of charge in the coming weeks. In order to shed some light on the vaccine and whether one should get it, below are some questions that...

NKU to move to remote learning following counties’ red zone distinction

NKU to move to remote learning following counties' red zone distinction
October 30, 2020

Following Campbell and Kenton Counties’ “red zone” distinction for COVID-19 severity in Kentucky, NKU plans to temporarily move most classes online on Monday, according to a campus-wide email. There...

Health officials urge flu vaccine to prevent ‘twindemic’

The entrance to Health, Counseling and Student Wellness in University Center. A frosted glass door.
September 27, 2020

Regional health officials and administrators encourage citizens to receive the flu vaccination to ward off the looming ‘twindemic.’  “Protecting ourselves against the flu is more important than...

How does SOTA operate during a pandemic?

Four dancers rehearse in a parking garage.
September 23, 2020

NKU’s School of the Arts (SOTA) has decided to utilize digital media as an alternative method to typical live performances, open art galleries and music/vocal lessons in order to ensure a safe, socially...

Was it safe to return to campus? Faculty and health experts weigh in

Students entering and exiting the SU on Wednesday.
September 23, 2020

Several universities have opened for the Fall 2020 semester, leading many to express health concerns related to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. While even the near future is shadowed in uncertainty, members...

‘I want to live past COVID’: students, alum explain what it’s like to have the disease

Senior Theatre and Philosophy major Isabel Sleczkowski sits in her apartment where she's been quarantining since July.
Three COVID-19 stories—ranging from ER visits to no symptoms at all
September 22, 2020

Read about two NKU students' and one alum's experience with COVID-19. Isabel Sleczkowski, senior philosophy and theatre BFA major, experienced severe symptoms that sent her to the emergency room twice. Emmy...

Provost shares COVID-19 update, FAQ

Facial coverings are required on campus as part of the 'Norse Nine.'
August 25, 2020

Provost Sue Ott Rowlands sent out a COVID-19 update email this week, which includes frequently asked questions about the regional dashboard, reminders about healthy practices on campus and childcare resources.  Frequently...

NKU COVID-19 dashboard tracks regional cases

The Student Union from the plaza level.
August 24, 2020

NKU has published an updating dashboard for COVID-19 related statistics of Northern Kentucky and Ohio, administrators released via email today. The data collected by the dashboard will help guide administrators...

GALLERY: What campus looks like during COVID-19

Parking lots across campus were at a moderate capacity on Tuesday.
August 19, 2020

On Wednesday, students returned to campus for classes. See what campus looks like during the coronavirus pandemic, and what protocols NKU has implemented.

Provost updates campus on COVID-19 protocols

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Provost Sue Ott Rowlands updated campus in an email now that fall semester 2020 is underway
August 18, 2020

In an email sent out this afternoon, Provost Sue Ott Rowlands updated campus on COVID-19 quarantine protocols, where to receive free facial coverings and ways to maintain healthy practices.  COVID-19...

GALLERY: First day back on campus

Students in masks attending their first day of in-person classes.
August 17, 2020

NKU resumed classes Monday. While most students are taking classes online, there are still some students on campus taking courses. These are the changes made to campus for the 2020 semester.

Horizon League postpones fall competition due to COVID-19

Horizon League postpones fall competition due to COVID-19
Soccer, volleyball, golf and cross country teams lose fall 2020 season
August 13, 2020

On Thursday, the Horizon League and its Board of Directors officially postponed competition for fall sports in the 2020 season. The decision to postpone fall sports for the duration of the season comes...

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