The following is an archive of communications sent by the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost to faculty, staff, and/or students.

June 5, 2020

In consultation with the Minnesota Department of Health, guidance from our own public health experts, and with input from students, faculty, and staff received via a systemwide survey, the Fall 2020 Scenarios Advisory Team is recommending to the President and the Board of Regents a plan for residential instruction this Fall.

April 29, 2020

To all Twin Cities students: fee refunds approved by the Board of Regents on April 7 will be applied to student accounts this week.

April 29, 2020

To Twin Cities faculty and spring 2020 undergraduate students: we have extended the deadline for Twin Cities undergraduate students to change the grade basis for Twin Cities undergraduate courses from A-F to S/N until after grades are posted; deadline to submit a request to change the grade basis to S/N is 11:59 p.m. CDT on May 22, 2020.

April 28, 2020

To all Twin Cities faculty and instructors: I want to express my deepest appreciation and admiration for your extraordinary efforts during this semester.

April 23, 2020

To Twin Cities faculty: We are soliciting pandemic-related courses for Fall 2020. Courses don’t need to be about COVID-19 specifically. We have heard about course ideas rooted in science, policy, history, psychology, economics, and more.

April 22, 2020

To Twin Cities faculty: Given your critical work in carrying out the educational mission of the University, we wanted to share with you a communication that was emailed to students earlier this week.

April 15, 2020

To all Twin Cities faculty and staff: all summer non-curricular events for May and June are cancelled (unless they can be offered online). We will evaluate our decision for July non-curricular events in approximately mid-May, providing more time for public health information and the course of the pandemic to evolve.