As the new academic year approaches and the details of our Return to Learn plan come together, we invite you to learn more about how Minnesota State University, Mankato will work to help reduce transmission of the COVID-19 virus, keep the campus community as safe as possible and continue its tradition of providing an excellent education in a beautiful setting. Covid-19 Notice

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Top Things to Know

  • FlexSync ClassroomsFall Semester Schedule

    Fall classes will be offered in-person, online, as a hybrid of both or as FlexSync—a new model that includes in-person and remote learning via Zoom. All classes will convert to remote learning after the Thanksgiving break.

  • Return to Work

    Faculty and staff
    are returning to campus in three phases; details of the Return to Work plan are detailed here. Information for student workers who may need to be quarantined or isolated due to COVID-19 can be found here as well.

  • Safety Measures

    In an effort to reduce transmission of the virus, everyone on campus is required to wear a face covering, complete daily self-screenings and observe social distancing guidelines. More details about University-wide safety measures can be found here.

  • Notification Procedures

    To help maintain a healthy campus community, students and employees should follow notification procedures in response to positive COVID-19 cases.

  • Pandemic Preparedness Plan

    Details related to enhanced cleaning protocols, communication plans, leave policies and more are included in the University’s Pandemic Preparedness Plan.

COVID-19 Preparedness Plan

Our goal is to mitigate the potential for transmission of COVID-19 within our campus and additional locations. Achieving this goal requires full cooperation among students, faculty, staff and members of our campus community.

Safety Measures

The safety of our students and employees remain paramount. Our campus will be open and ready to welcome students in the fall, while adapting as necessary to safely serve them and provide them with an extraordinary education.

Academic Calendar Changes

The final week of classes and final exams will be held remotely.

Course Delivery and Definitions

Our plan is to create a community of care for everyone at Minnesota State University, Mankato. This involves some changes to how we have done things in the past, but we have created solutions to ensure that our campus community remains safe while delivering the same high-quality education.

Return to Work

This Employee Return to Work Strategy is designed to identify the expectations for all employees to ensure lower risk and successful transition of our employees back to campus and deliver the highest level of service to our students.


An archive of Return to Learn announcements sent out to the campus community via email.