Coronavirus Updates

Brewing Short Course Cancelled for 2020: Due to safety concerns for Covid 19 this year's Brewing Short Course will be cancelled. We plan to offer this course again next year and hope to see you then.

posted June 1, 2020

New Dates and Deadlines:

New Drop Date: May 12
Withdrawal Date: May 12
Registration Begins: April 8

Notes to students:

  • May 12 is the day after final grades are due.  
  • Students may go online and drop any course at any time between now and then.  
  • These drops will not count as career drops. 
  • All drops this semester after March 9 will be judged as to have been impacted by COVID -19, so will not count as career drops.  

posted March 27, 2020 - (updated March 30, 2020)

The Department of Chemistry and Fermentation Sciences remains dedicated to supporting the campus population. We are actively practicing social distancing, which means we remain open for business but we are limiting the number of students, faculty and staff on campus. At this time, we are currently working to provide assistance virtually or by phone. If you need to contact the Chemistry Office , please do so between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. via phone at (828) 262-3010 for the Chemistry office and please e-mail, or or If you need to contact the Fermentation Sciences Office, please do so between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. via phone (828) 262-8158 or by email at

posted March 19, 2020

Due to the spring break extension and transition to alternative course delivery methods, there are new procedures for adding or dropping a Chemistry course effective March 13, 2020.

posted March 13, 2020