COVID-19 readiness

As we return to students sharing their research in-person, the North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair (NCSEF) will follow NC State's community standards, which include:

  • wearing face coverings  all students, volunteers, judges, visitors, etc. are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings, especially the project display area in Carmichael Wellness and Recreation Center as well as welcome and award ceremonies in the Talley Student Union.
  • if you are sick, stay home. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as possible and we'll do what we can to ensure you can particpate.
  • keep your hands santized.  Wash your hands frequently and use provided hand sanitizer.

Check this page again before leaving for the fair for any changes.  The NCSEF will follow all state and local laws, as well as guidance from the CDC and NC State should needs change.

Senior projects only

While COVID vacinations are not required in any division to participate in the 2023 NC Science and Engineering Fair and be considered for awards, students presenting projects in the senior division must provide information on their vacination status by completing the question in the "Persional Information" milestone in STEM Wizard by March 22, 2023. This is to ensure students selected to go on to compete in the Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) will be able to attend.

Students who can not meet ISEF's COVID vacination policy by April 1 or have not provided an approved medical or religious exception to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday morning, March 24, 2023, will not be considered for advancing to ISEF.

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