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COVID-19 Updates

Latest Updates: November 25, 2020

  • Fall semester classes conclude November 25. Finals will take place remotely December 1–4. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is strongly recommending all college students get tested for COVID-19 before Thanksgiving. To prepare for winter break travel, review testing options, and more, please review the Winter Break 2020 Guide.

  • Free COVID-19 testing is available at the Morris Armory weekly through January 30, 2021. There are additional COVID-19 community testing sites statewide.

  • On November 18,  Governor Walz announced a statewide return to restrictions on bars, restaurants, entertainment venues, fitness centers, and more—restrictions that will begin 11/20 and continue for four weeks. There is no disruption to learning or research on any U of M campus. 

    • All dining systemwide will switch to “grab and go” starting Saturday morning, November 21. This mode will continue until the start of spring semester.

    • The Regional Fitness Center will close at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 20.

  • Health Service has some thermometers available for students. Fill out this form to have one mailed to you in your campus PO Box OR ask for one at your next appointment in Health Service.  

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