FAQ – Winter season 2020

About the past many months, North Coastline Athletic Conference users have been focused on the harmless reopening of our campuses this drop. All continue to focus on the evolving worries to our communities offered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

In retaining with public overall health assistance, users have managed universal masking and actual physical distancing protocols, restrictions on journey on and off campus, and restrictions on the sizing of on-campus gatherings, as perfectly as speak to tracing, quarantine and isolation protocols. Moreover, lots of of our establishments have created, or are contemplating, substantial modifications to the 2020-21 tutorial calendar. As a result, lots of of our learners will not return to campus for the spring semester till late January or early February.

Consistent with these procedures, and the substantial effect of the timing of learners return, the NCAC Presidents’ Council has decided unanimously, nevertheless with wonderful reluctance, to terminate meeting enjoy, together with meeting championships, for the winter season. Establishments could make individual choices regarding outside the house competitors through the winter season.

Moreover, all NCAC establishments will not return scholar-athletes to campus for techniques or other athletically connected exercise in between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.

The NCAC will continue to check out all options and program for a harmless return to intercollegiate competitors, with the overall health and perfectly-becoming of learners, college, workers, and our broader communities our foremost problem. As the pandemic evolves, we will continue to watch shifting federal, condition, and nearby assistance, and we will check with with each other as perfectly as public overall health authorities and the NCAA as we program for our eventual return to meeting competitors.