Health and Wellbeing
- Mask requirement on campus: Face coverings information webpage
- For commuters and travel within Minnesota: Statewide mask mandate from MDH
U of M Branded Masks
Each SPH student, faculty and staff member will be provided two U of M branded masks at no cost. Here’s how you’ll get your mask:
- Students: all currently enrolled SPH students will receive their masks in the mail. For questions, contact Jenny Porter, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Biostatistics faculty and staff:
- EnHS faculty and staff: Masks have been distributed to offices or campus mailboxes. For questions, contact Shelly Ring, email@example.com.
- EpiCH faculty and staff: Masks have been distributed to campus mailboxes. If you need them mailed, contact Ginger Hughes, firstname.lastname@example.org.
- HPM faculty and staff: Masks will be mailed to home addresses. For questions, contact Mona Rath, email@example.com.
- School-wide units: Unit supervisors will coordinate distribution details. For questions, contact your supervisor.
- If you suspect you have COVID-19 symptoms, contact:
- Your primary health care provider
- On-campus clinics: Boynton Health COVID-19 updates
- For international students, staff, and faculty affected by the coronavirus:
- The University crisis line is available 24 hours a day: 612-301-4673 or text “UMN” to 61222
- To access confidential online cognitive behavioral therapy, visit the Learn to Live website (enter code “UMN”).
- Effective U
- Office of Student Affairs
- Student Counseling Services
- Boynton Mental Health Clinic
- Let’s Talk (informal drop-in consultations with a counselor)
- Employee Assistance Program (for UMN faculty, staff, and their family members)
Fresh and Healthy Food at No Charge
- Stress Busters: Free Stress-Reduction Webinars
- Wellbeing Program Opportunities During COVID-19
- Wellbeing Webinars from Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing
- Academic Success Center
- Stress Check-Ins with RecWell
- Create Your New Routine
- 24 Things to Do During Study Breaks Other Than Social Media
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 or for any other reason, report it to the Bias Response & Referral Network.