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Messages and Updates

MUS Healthy Fall 2020 Task Force guidelines

The Montana University System's task force looking at fall has published guidelines to help campuses plan.

June 1

Updates regarding returning to work on campus

Guidance for employees as they continue MSU's gradual return to working on campus.

May 29

See all MSU Messages and Updates about COVID-19  


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Guidance on wearing face masks

Get instructions for safely putting on, removing and reusing face masks.

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Getting Started with Online Learning

Tips for getting started, suggested tools to use and help documents.

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Information Technology Anywhere

Resources to help with classes that are moving to online and remote delivery.


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Employee Guidance and FAQ

Guidance regarding illness, telework, leave and more.

Learn Anywhere: Getting Started with Teaching and Learning Remotely

Learn Anywhere

Guides and best practices for teaching remotely.

Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ

Academics, Residence Life, Events and other topics


Employee FAQ

Illness, Absences, Telework and other topics


Research FAQ

Research operations and graduate education

Help Students

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With the unprecedented disruption of the COVID-19 crisis, the Montana State University Alumni Foundation has established a special emergency fund to assist MSU students with critical needs and basic necessities like temporary housing, emergency transportation, food and supplies, stipends and other costs arising from the crisis.




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If you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19 in the past 14 days and feel ill, please call your health care provider to discuss further. Students can call University Health Partners at 406-994-2311.

Learn More About COVID-19

For basic information about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, you can view our background page. For the latest updates, consult the links below:

About this Page

Montana State University's goal is to provide clear, concise and timely information to students, faculty, staff and visitors on what MSU is doing to protect our community. The university is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic with information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization and in consultation with the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, the Gallatin City-County Health Department and our own health professionals on campus.

The information provided on this website is not intended to be all-encompassing and should not be considered medical or legal advice. We encourage proper hygiene and health precautions, but we urge you to consult with a relevant expert for guidance specific to your circumstances.