Resources for graduate students during COVID-19

Return to campus

Information about Fall Semester classes, academic calendar, FAQ and more:
Return to Campus website

Stop the Spread of COVID-19 initiative:
Download posters and signage

Information for international students coming to campus Fall 2020:
UMN International Student and Scholar Services website

Information and frequently asked questions about Fall 2020 on-campus housing:
Housing and Residential Life Fall website

Updated guidance on wearing masks within University grounds and facilities:
June 29 message from the Office of the President

Information and frequently asked questions about face coverings:
Twin Cities Face Coverings FAQs

University updates

University of Minnesota COVID-19 updates:
Safe Campus website

Answers to students' most common questions:
Student FAQs

Graduate education updates and resources:

Resources for international students:

University-wide resources:

The UMN Board of Regents has issued a tuition freeze for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students during the next school year. Learn more about the tuition freeze.

Student emergency funds to provide relief during COVID-19:
OneStop student emergency fund webpage

Parking & Transportation updates: 


Tips for making the most of your time in quarantine: 
UMN Grad School tips for your academic health

Resources for remote learning:

Resources for teaching assistants:

Grade basis change resources:

Communications from the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost:
Updates for faculty, staff, and students

Pandemic-related curriculum:
Summer 2020 course offerings


CSE Guidelines for resuming on-site operations:
CSE Sunrise Implementation Google Drive

Ordering protective products and cleaning supplies:
U Market

Best practices for cleaning work spaces:
University Health and Safety website

Zoom meeting recording with information on research re-opening and initial plans as of May 4, 2020:
CSE Town Hall Meeting on Re-Starting On-Site Research Operations

Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) updates for the research community:
OVPR website

Resources for community-engaged research and experiences:
UMN Public Engagement website

Student life

The University held a system-wide virtual commencement ceremony on May 16 for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students graduating in 2020. The video recordings will be available to watch until June 30. Learn more on the University’s commencement page

CSE-specific commencement webpage:
CSE commencement webpage

COVID-19 updates for student groups:
UMN SUA website

COVID-19 updates regarding study abroad:
Global Programs and Strategy (GPS) Alliance website

Diversity and inclusivity

Virtual resources and trainings:
Office of Equity and Diversity Resources

Community of diversity advocates:
CSE Diversity and Inclusivity Alliance

Stay up to date

News and events for graduate students:
Graduate School website

University COVID-19 news: 
University stories, insights, expertise

Virtual events at the university: 
Events Calendar - University of Minnesota

Virtual events for the CSE Community:
CSE Events Calendar

Health and Wellness

Mental Health resources:

UMN RecWell resources for health and wellness:
Recreation and Wellness website

Health services available in person and online:
Boynton Health website

Fresh and healthy food at no charge:

Take a Break:

Report racial bias and discrimination

Disease does not discriminate. Racial discrimination and stereotyping is not tolerated at the U of M. If you experience or witness harassment or discrimination related to the COVID-19 outbreak, report it to the Bias Response & Referral Network.

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