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COVID-19 Information
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Spring Forward 2021 Plan

The Spring Forward 2021 plan includes a multi-pronged approach to support student success into and through the spring semester.
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Easing Registration

To help ease the registration process, NKU has postponed the following registration holds so you can register today: 

  • Credential holds, Orientation Fee holds, Missed Orientation holds, Advising (meeting) holds, Academic Deficiency holds, Academic Success Workshop holds, and Academic Warning holds.

 


 
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Making NKU more Affordable Registration

We understand the financial burden COVID-19 has placed on you and your families. To help with college affordability, NKU has:

  • Continued to ensure tuition will remain unchanged.
  • Postponed scholarship renewal requirements through 2021-2022.
  • Made parking free in all garages throughout the spring semester.
  • Postponed the online course fee, late registration fee, the late graduation fee, and the commuter meal plan mandatory fee
  • Continued to provide access to laptops, hotspots and other technology resources.

 


 
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Empowering Engagement Opportunities

Engagement both inside and outside the classroom is a critical component of the college experience. Though we are still in the middle of a global pandemic, we are developing opportunities for students to socialize and engage through the winter break and spring semester.

  • Online gaming opportunities, including an Esports Rocket League tournament February through March and a series of Among Us game rooms through winter break.
  • Students will be invited to “Pitch a Program” – an opportunity to pitch their idea for a program or event on campus.
  • The spring semester will also have redesigned annual events that are campus traditions, like the MLK Day of Service on January 18 and Homecoming on February 17-20.
  • NKU's TikTok account launches in January. 
    • Join our TikTok team to create fun content representing your college, student organization or athletic program. Contact social@nku.edu to get more information.

 
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Supporting Health and Wellness

NKU is dedicated to supporting the health and wellness of our students and has established the following strategies to ensure students have access to wellness programming.

  • Campus Recreation Center is open, so one can stay active in the colder months.
  • Health, Counseling and Student Wellness is available for students to answer questions, perform COVID 19 testing and provide emotional support.
    • This includes on-call support over the winter break.
  • Therapy session fees at HCSW may be waived or reduced for the Spring 2021 Semester
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