Montana State University Faculty Guide for Face Coverings in the Classroom


Faculty Communications Expectations

  • Incorporate prescribed, standard language into syllabus from Center for Faculty Excellence web page

  • Explain the face covering policy each dar the first week of classes.

  • Refer students who refuse to comply to Office of Dean of Students. Phone extension: 2826.

Non Compliance

  • Discretely remind student of the policy and request a face covering going forward.

  • If continued non-compliance, request student to leave the class.

  • If student refuses to leave, option to dismiss the class.

  • If student escalates, call UPD for assistance. Phone extension: 2121.

 After-Incedent Protocol

  • Faculty must report a statement of facts through the Dean of Students incident form and inform their Department Head.

  • Dean of Students and Department Head to consult on addressing student behavior.

  • Dean of Students to address under Code of Conduct as appropriate.

*Individuals requiring a medical (including mental health) accommodation should contact

MSU Office of Disability Services at 994-2824 or [email protected]