Email to Faculty, Staff, and Students: MTU COVID-19 Updates

By MTU Communications, covid19@mtu.edu

This email shares new updates and summarizes recent communications posted to the MTU COVID-19 website

New Updates

Travel Protocol: The University has issued additional guidance regarding the travel of students, faculty, and staff in order to protect the safety of the Michigan Tech community and the local community, while continuing to advance the University’s mission. 

Information on Remote and Flexible Work: The University has issued guidance regarding remote and flexible work options, including links to relevant forms.

Large Group Gatherings Protocol: The University has issued a Protocol for large-group gatherings. At this time, events hosted by Michigan Tech with anticipated participation of 100 people or more in the same physical space at one time during the duration of this Protocol are canceled.

Michigan Tech Travel Restrictions Update: Effective immediately, any student or employee who has completed travel internationally OR believes they may have been exposed to the COVID-19 virus will not be allowed to return to campus for a 14-day period. The 14-day period commences from the date of return or the last day of suspected contact.

Remainder of WCHA Postseason Cancelled

NCAA President Mark Emmert issues statement on limiting attendance at NCAA events

The Spring Break bus, sponsored by the Undergraduate Student Government, will return as planned on Sunday, March 15. 

All intramural, club team sports and student organization rentals in the SDC have been canceled through April 17, 2020. 

Outdoor Adventure Programs has also canceled programming until April 17, 2020.  

The Learning Centers will operate in an online mode. Each learning center will be adapting in a way that best meets their needs. Please contact the individual learning center for more information.

March 11 Communication Summary

March 11: President Koubek’s message to faculty, staff, and students

March 11: Office of the Provost email to faculty and staff: Important COVID-19 Update: Remote Instruction

March 11: Dean of Students email to students: Important COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 FAQs

FAQs for Students

FAQs for Faculty

FAQs for Staff

Questions and suggestions from the MTU community about the University’s response to COVID-19 can be sent to covid-19@mtu.edu. 

This email communication is not intended to be all-encompassing and should not be considered to be providing medical or legal advice. In all instances, you should consult with a relevant expert for guidance specific to your circumstances. 


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