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Changes to Grade Election Implementation for Spring 2021

   January 22, 2021

          Dear Colleagues:

The Faculty Council has made an amendment to the Undergraduate Pass/No Credit (P/N) grading procedure for the Spring 2021 semester. This amendment will simplify the process for undergraduate students and faculty while still limiting the number of P/N elections...

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Grading Options for Undergraduate Students

   December 17, 2020

Dear Faculty:

As indicated in my December 11 email, the grading period will open tomorrow. For undergraduate students who have elected Pass/No Credit grading, you will see four options: 

  • H (Passing with an A, B  or C grade)
  • P (Passing with a D grade)...

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Amendment to P/N Grading Election Includes H Grade Designation

   December 11, 2020

Dear Colleagues:

After receiving additional feedback from students and faculty, the exception to the Undergraduate Grading Policy for the 2020-21 academic year has been amended with two changes. The amendment recognizes the need to record letter grades in prerequisite courses while...

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Grading Policy Exceptions and Guidance for Spring 2021

Provost message to Faculty and AA Staff
   November 13, 2020

Dear colleagues,

Over the past several months, we have made extraordinary changes to keep the campus safe and to continue delivering our instructional programs. With the input of many groups, including Faculty Council, Faculty Executive Committee, the Future Planning...

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Clarification for Instruction beginning October 1

   September 23, 2020

Dear colleagues,

There is an important clarification to my September 22 message regarding instruction beginning Oct.1. The intention is to de-densify our campus as much as possible, while providing limited access to in-person instruction for only select courses. Unless courses fit in these specific categories, then the courses should remain online through the...

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Instructions for October 1 - December 23

   September 22, 2020

Dear colleagues,

To follow up on the Chancellor's announcement this afternoon, please be aware in-person instruction will resume October 1 for specific areas of study with a priority for classes that have the greatest need for an on-campus presence. These are courses that make use of facilities and equipment (e.g., science and engineering labs, studios, clinicals)...

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Provost Letter to Incoming Students - Fall 2020

Classroom instruction methods; New laptop requirement
   June 12, 2020

Dear [incoming student],

As we make final preparations for your arrival as a 49er, I would like to share with you what you can expect as you begin your academic journey at UNC Charlotte. We are committed to providing an excellent academic experience, even as we adapt classroom instruction, course design, and campus activities to meet necessary safety measures during this pandemic....

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Provost letter to returning students

What to expect with instruction in Fall 2020
   June 12, 2020

Dear [returning student],

As we prepare for your return to campus this fall, I would like to share with you some of the changes you can expect as we adapt classroom instruction and course design to meet necessary safety measures during this pandemic. We are committed to providing an excellent academic experience, even as we adapt classroom instruction, course design, and campus...

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Supporting our diverse community during COVID-19

A message from the Provost
   May 8, 2020

Dear colleagues,

As we continue to navigate the complexities brought by the COVID-19 pandemic, I ask that you join me in reaffirming in word and deed our institution’s commitment to ensuring that our university community is inclusive and inviting to all. I am proud of our diverse...

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RPT Extended for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

Automatic Extension Provided Due to COVID-19 Pandemic
   April 13, 2020

Dear colleagues,

Each of our lives has been disrupted in some way by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. For our faculty members, we recognize that this disruption may negatively impact one’s ability to devote adequate time to research and writing. In addition, many conferences have been...

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