This website section provides a unified resource of University of New England communications related to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. It includes a listing of all related University announcements, as well as information on UNE’s return to campus plans for the 2020-21 school year.

The UNE Onward Plan

The University of New England is pleased to announce its plan to resume on-campus operations and instruction in modified formats for Academic Year 2020-21. The plan, known as UNE Onward, was developed with guidance from leading health experts at the state and national levels, as well as from the university’s own exceptional scientists and public health professionals. 

Download UNE Onward Plan (PDF)

Track Plan Revisions

View a welcome back message to students from President Herbert.

Know the Plan: Start Here


As Nor’easters, we take seriously our mutual responsibility to protect each other and our UNE community.

All community members are asked to make the “UNE Onward Promise,” stating their commitment to health and safety guidelines.

See the UNE Onward Promise


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Ken McCall

School of Pharmacy’s Ken McCall discusses COVID-19 vaccines with the local media

Liz Mann ECHO 1

Maine AHEC Network providing COVID-19-related training to health professionals and students

Shivang Patel, Pharm.D. ’15

Pharmacy alum Shivang Patel: The unsung hero of Framingham, Massachusetts

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