COVID-19

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation the College of Design has collected resources on this page to help our faculty, staff, and students adapt. You will also find a list of previous communications from University and College of Design leadership for easy access. As the situation continues to develop we will update this page accordingly. Updates can also be found on the University's Public Health Alerts webpage.

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Student Resources

Office for Student Affairs resources

Office of Undergraduate Education resources

Graduate School resources

General resources

For help with registration and changing your grading basis, please reference One Stop's how-to guide.

To manage financial stress, contact One Stop Student Services, or schedule an appointment with your academic advisor.

For mental and physical health concerns, visit Boynton Health or contact Student Counseling Services.

To access travel and study abroad information, visit UMN Global Programs and Strategy Alliance.

For academic and research help, go to the UMN Libraries homepage and select from the links listed in the box at the top of the page.

Faculty and Staff Resources

We have put together a Google Doc that answers common questions we have received from CDes faculty and staff. Be assured that this document is updated regularly to reflect the changes we are experiencing as a college.

Health-related Resources

Emails from College of Design Leadership

Emails from University Leadership

Message from the Office of Student Affairs with a Comprehensive List of Student Resources | March 27, 2020

Message from President Gabel with COVID-19 Updates | March 27, 2020

Message from President Gabel with COVID-19 Updates | March 26, 2020

Message from President Gabel with Updates on Governor Walz' "Stay at Home" Order | March 25, 2020

Message from President Gabel with COVID-19 Updates | March 23, 2020

Message from VP for Research Cramer on Essential Supplies Sought for COVID-19 Clinical Response | March 21, 2020

Message from President Gabel with COVID-19 and Grading Updates | March 20, 2020

Message from President Gabel with COVID-19 Updates on Policies and More | March 19, 2020

Message from VP for Research Cramer with Updated Research Guidance | March 18, 2020

Message from President Gabel with COVID-19 Updates | March 18, 2020

Message from President Gabel with Further University Operations Update | March 17, 2020

Message from President Gabel with an Update on University Operations | March 16, 2020

Message from President Gabel on Minnesota's Closure of K-12 Schools | March 15, 2020

Message from President Gabel Thanking the University Community | March 14, 2020

Message from Interim VP for Human Resources Horstman | March 13, 2020

Message from President Gabel on Minnesota's Declaration of Emergency | March 13, 2020

Message from VP for Research Cramer on Research Guidance in Response to COVID-19 | March 12, 2020

Message from President Gabel on Travel and Other COVID-19 Updatess | March 12, 2020

Message from VP for Research Cramer on COVID-19 Guidance for Research with Human Participants | March 11, 2020

Message from Provost Hanson on Further Guidance on Alternative Modes of Instruction | March 11, 2020

Message from President Gabel on Spring Break Extension and Move Toward Alternative Forms of Teaching | March 11, 2020

Message from President Gabel on Cancelling all Non-Essential Travel | March 10, 2020