NAU's Response to COVID-19


The safety of our NAU family is our highest priority. We understand how concerning the coronavirus outbreak is, but we want to assure you that as a 100% online university with over 20 years of online experience, NAU is well-positioned to provide uninterrupted education for our students.

NAU remains open and fully available to serve students

  • NAU operates in a fully online environment. Approximately 95% of our staff and faculty work remotely. As a result, we are well-positioned to avoid any disruption to student support, course scheduling, or ongoing University operations.
  • NAU also has over 300 online faculty members ready to teach you! Our experienced faculty population gives us an incredible amount of flexibility to ensure classes continue as scheduled.

While the coronavirus continues to present challenges for students and universities everywhere, we believe that NAU is well-positioned with our online program offerings and remote staff to keep your education on track. The NAU team is proud to support you in your educational journey and we are here should you have any questions.

Updates for NAU Students

3.22.20 – Important security update from NAU IT

With the current situation concerning COVID-19, there has been an increase in phishing and malware attacks.

Legitimate updates from NAU will NEVER ask you to click to follow, log in, open an attachment, or provide personal information in order to see the update. As always, if you are suspicious, please contact NAU IT Support before clicking a link, opening an attachment or even responding to the email.

If you have additional technology-related questions, please reach out to our Helpdesk by going here.

5.19.20 – NAU Congratulates the Class of 2020!

Links to Coronavirus Resources

For the latest coronavirus information and resources visit the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC)

4.1.20 – Federal social distancing guidelines are extended through the end of April 

4.2.20 – Studying with Kids at Home

4.6.20 – Stay Safe Online – Protect your Zoom Meetings from Hackers

4.17.20 –Coronavirus and Career Opportunities in Healthcare

4.22.20 –4 Ways to Further Your Education During Social Distancing

5.12.20 – COVID-19 is Changing the Future of Healthcare