MSUM Temporarily Suspends Classes Amid Coronavirus Concerns

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Minnesota State University Moorhead along with 36 other Minnesota State colleges are suspending classes due to COVID-19 concerns.

Minnesota State Chancellor Malhotra said that the 32 Minnesota State colleges and universities currently on Spring Break will suspend classes March 16-22 and resume on March 23.

The five remaining Minnesota State colleges will suspend classes March 23-29 and resume on March 30.

In an email to students, Jean Hollaar, the Vice President of Finance & Administration at MSUM, said all in-person classes will transition to “alternative modes of delivery.”

Hollar said the university will plan for in-person classes to be suspended through the end of the semester.

All campus residence halls and dining facilities will remain open and staffed, including student employment until further notice.

All events with more than 100 attendees have been canceled until May 1.

In addition to classes being temporarily suspended, all out-of-state business travel for students, faculty and staff is suspended effective March 16.

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