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List: School changes because of coronavirus

WCNC Charlotte is working to keep an up-to-date list of Charlotte-area schools as they make decisions related to coronavirus.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — School districts and universities across Charlotte and the Carolinas are taking precautions as the COVID-19 coronavirus spreads in the region. 

At a press conference Saturday, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order to close K-12 public schools across the state for at least two weeks to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19. 


The following schools will be closed or have alternative scheduling due to coronavirus:

  • Mecklenburg Area Catholic Schools:  Closed from Monday, March 16 - Friday, March 27.
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte: Starting March 23, all schools in the UNC System will use alternative course delivery, including online classes, indefinitely.
  • Davidson Day School: All classes will be online beginning Monday, March 16 for 30 days. The earliest possible return to on-campus learning will be Tuesday, April 14. 
  • Johnson C. Smith University: Spring break has been extended a week through March 27. Beginning March 30, all residence halls will close for the remainder of the semester with all undergraduate classes moving online. 
  • Charlotte Country Day: Closed March 23
  • Queens University Charlotte will have online instruction only beginning Wednesday, March 18. Residence halls will close by 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 15. 
  • Davidson College: All classes canceled through Tuesday, March 17. All classes will resume online beginning March 18. Campus will remain open for supplemental coursework.
  • Lancaster County Schools closed through March 28

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  • Charlotte Lab School: Closed for students through March 27
  • Charlotte National College Fair, March 22 at The Park Expo and Conference Center has been canceled.
  • Iredell-Statesville Schools extend spring  back through at least Friday, March 20

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