Health Alert: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information For Staff


  • Summer Plans
    May 1: Under Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s extended “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order, the current plan is to gradually resume face-to-face operations over the next three months in accordance with the state’s guidance and in compliance with best practices. We will have more to share about these plans next week.

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  • Face Coverings Required in Enclosed Public Spaces
    April 29: Under Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s extended “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order, all persons are required to wear face coverings when entering enclosed public spaces, including campus buildings and workspaces, where social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Financial Planning in the Wake of COVID-19
    April 23: Outline of the framework and planning horizon the leadership team is working from to address the fiscal deficit caused by COVID-19.
  • COVID-19 Campus Update
    April 1: Pass/fail grade option, summer session, Census Day, Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and temporary budget controls.
  • Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order and Campus Operations
    March 23: More details for faculty and staff about the Stay Home, Staff Safe order and how it effects them.
  • Governor Whitmer's Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order and Campus Operations
    March 23: Significantly limited services and operations, remote learning still being offered, remote work, Stay at Home Protocol.
  • Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order
    March 23: At a press conference this morning, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced a statewide "Stay Home, Stay Safe" executive order to stem the increase in COVID-19 cases. Michigan Tech is implementing protocols to comply with this order. We do not anticipate the order to impact remote learning and instruction. More information will be forthcoming shortly.
  • Additional Resources and Support for Michigan Tech Employees
    March 18: Pandemic Leave Protocol, Husky WorkerReady program, Remote Work Protocol changes, mental health counseling, volunteer service, Husky Emergency Assistance Fund.
  • MTU COVID-19 Updates
    March 17: MTU profs shift teaching and labs to remote instruction, what to do if you're feeling sick, Commencement, and SDC closure.
  • Provost Communication
    March 16: Summary of closures, be flexible and plan ahead, thank you for your help, travel clarifications, health monitoring, and self-care and care for others.
  • Update to the Campus Community on COVID-19
    March 16: Online learning extended for full semester, commencement alternative being planned, several facility closures.
  • MTU COVID-19 Updates
    March 15: Campus preventive measures, Little Huskies closure.
  • MTU COVID-19 Updates
    March 13: Visitor Protocol, commencement and GLIAC events updates.
  • A Note from President Koubek
    March 13: Reflections from President Koubek.
  • MTU COVID-19 Updates
    March 12: Travel Protocol, remote and flexible work, Large-Group Gatherings Protocol, travel restrictions update, event and service statuses.
  • Important COVID-19 Update: Remote Instruction
    March 11: Remote instruction will begin March 16, all courses offered by March 18, assistance available.
  • Email to Students, Staff, and Faculty
    March 11: Suspending face-to-face instruction, tighter travel restrictions, remote work accommodations for at-risk employees, reconsider large-group gatherings of 25 people or more.
  • COVID-19 and Spring Break Travel
    March 4: Watch CDC for up-to-date travel information for making travel decisions and contact information for support and assistance.
  • Travel Restriction for Italy and Iran
    March 2: University-wide travel restriction for Italy and Iran.




Frequently Asked Questions

Departmental Topic FAQs

COVID-19 frequently asked questions are available, categorized by departmental topic experts.

Instructional Continuity

Provided by the Center for Teaching and Learning.

Facilities Management FAQs

Includes information about cleaning and sanitation.

Human Resources FAQs

Includes information about employee and work guidance, payroll, health and time off benefits, and more.

Research FAQs

Includes information about continuing research and research facilities.

General FAQs

Staff FAQs