Frequently Asked Questions

As our community continues to take precautions to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we are also working hard to preserve the academic semester and to continue to deliver a quality education to our students.

We are continuing to monitor the situation and will update accordingly.  

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Campus Status Quick Reference
Classes for spring and intersession 2020 semesters held through alternate delivery as of March 23rd
Instructors will provide specific directions
Student Services and Resources are available remotely. Check status.
All non-essential events are cancelled
All recreation services are closed
All College international travel is suspended
All incoming international travellers must self-isolate for 14 days

The most recent updates will be marked with 

Coronavirus General FAQ

  • What is COVID-19?

  • What is CNC doing to keep the risk of infection low?

  • What is Physical Distancing?

  • What if I don’t practice physical distancing on a CNC campus?

  • What is Self-Isolation?

  • Is the College open?

  • Will study abroad programs go ahead?

  • What about students staying in on-campus housing?

  • What services are still available in person?

  • Will upcoming events on campus be cancelled?

  • Will convocation be cancelled?

  • Can I access mental health resources from home?

  • What are the campus access measures?

  • How do I purchase my textbooks?

New Students

COVID-19 FAQ New Students

Current Students

COVID-19 FAQ Current Students

  • Are there emergency funds available for students during the COVID 19 pandemic?

  • What if my course has a practicum or clinical placements?

  • How do I report my absence for an online course?

  • What about labs, shops, and hands-on classes that can’t be delivered online?

  • What about final exams?

  • Trades Programs (Foundation and Apprenticeship)

  • Foodbank

  • What about my Provincial Medical Insurance?

  • What should students do when accessing computer labs?

  • Is CNC’s grading model changing due to COVID-19?

  • What happens if I choose to withdraw from a course?

International Students

All of the above questions also apply to international students. Some additional questions for International students specifically include:

Coronavirus FAQs International