Archive for May, 2020

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Gustavus Preparedness Plan for Return to the Workplace

TO: Gustavus Employees FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Gustavus Preparedness Plan for Return to the Workplace DATE: May 21, 2020 As the College develops strategies to welcome students back to campus this fall, detailed planning is necessary as we prepare for the majority of employees to return to on-campus work. While Minnesota’s “Stay at Home” order […]

Daily Update: May 20, 2020

Today marks the last day of classes for Spring Semester 2020. Tomorrow is reading day, and online exams are scheduled for Friday, Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday. Congratulations to students and faculty!

Daily Update: May 19, 2020

President Bergman announced the formation of a COVID-19 Response Leadership Team that will guide the College’s strategies and plans to allow Gustavus to welcome students back to campus this fall. Twelve action teams will be created to layout detailed plans for areas ranging from residential life and dining service to high-risk groups and academic spaces. […]

Gustavus COVID-19 Response Leadership Team

TO: The Gustavus Community FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Gustavus COVID-19 Response Leadership Team DATE: May 19, 2020 Over the course of the last two months, even as we experienced great change and ongoing uncertainty, I have seen the best of the Gustavus community. Despite its challenges, our transition to online learning has provided opportunity for […]

Daily Update: May 18, 2020

It’s the last week of class! Students and faculty are preparing for virtual final exams as rolling move-out and limited on-campus operations continue.

Daily Update: May 16-17, 2020

Minnesota’s “Stay at Home” order expires on Monday, May 18. Staff should continue working from home unless asked to return to campus by their supervisor or Divisional Vice President.

Daily Update: May 15, 2020

President Bergman announced new campus masking guidelines effective Monday, May 18. Online course delivery and limited on-campus operations continue.

Minnesota “Stay Safe” Order and Campus Mask Guidelines

TO: Gustavus Employees and On-Campus Students FROM: President Bergman SUBJECT: Minnesota “Stay Safe” Order and Campus Mask Guidelines DATE: May 15, 2020 On Wednesday evening, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced that Minnesota is transitioning from our “Stay at Home” order to a new “Stay Safe” order as of Monday, May 18. While we celebrate this […]

Daily Update: May 14, 2020

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced that Minnesota is transitioning from our “Stay at Home” order to a new “Stay Safe” order as of Monday, May 18. Most employees should continue to work at home until further notice. Rolling residence hall move-out, online course delivery, and limited on-campus operations continue.

On-Campus Mask Guidelines | Effective May 18, 2020

Effective May 18, 2020 and in accordance with guidance from the CDC and Minnesota Department of Health, Gustavus is requiring employees and students entering buildings on campus to wear a mask. Employees working alone in their offices do not need to wear masks, but anytime someone is on campus and within six (6) feet of another […]