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Coronavirus Updates


Latest News:

07/16/2020 ‐ MDH issues Guidance for Colleges and Universities to Mitigate COVID-19

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has published a new guidance intended for colleges and universities planning to reopen their campuses in the fall. The document provides both requirements for all higher education institutions and recommendations meant to be implemented according an institution’s settings and circumstances. This guidance is a starting point and will be followed by future updates from MDH. Please review our COVID‐19 Preparedness Plans page for relevant information on this regard.

Read MDH's Guidance for Mitigating COVID‐19 at Higher Education Institutions.

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Archived News:

06/09/2020 ‐ New Executive Order Allows for In‐Person Classes of Up to 25 Students

06/05/2020 ‐ Newly Issued Guidance for Postsecondary Institutions Reopening This Fall

06/01/2020 ‐ Colleges Are Authorized to Reopen Campus Following Specific Guidelines

04/01/2020 ‐ OHE is Temporarily Closed to Visitors

03/27/2020 ‐ Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund and Emergency Financial Aid Grants

03/27/2020 ‐ SELF and SELF Refi Payment Relief Options

03/27/2020 ‐ College Board Cancels May SAT