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.  

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