Campus leaders are meeting daily to manage the MSU's response to the novel coronavirus outbreak as well as the financial impacts of the pandemic. A toll-free hotline for the campus community has been set up at 888-353-1294.

On March 10, state officials announced the first confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in Michigan, and on March 19, MSU was informed of the first confirmed cases connected to campus. For updated information on the number of cases in Michigan and recent executive orders from the governor, visit

University leaders are following guidance from local, state and federal public health agencies. The university’s Emergency Operations Center has been activated and leaders are meeting daily to address the many possible challenges this outbreak presents and to support students, faculty and staff.

Much of MSU's daily operations are being conducted remotely. Human Resources keeps an updated FAQ website for employees, and information on resources for faculty, staff, students and researchers while MSU moves to a virtual setting can be found at

Almost all events on campus are being rescheduled or canceled. No new events should be scheduled at this time on campus.