The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently updated the guidance for masking.  

Conversations are happening at the Minnesota State System level and MSUM to determine when we might relax or remove our mask requirement. The current policy was established by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, of which MSUM is a member.  

Today, our mask requirement is consistent with the CDC’s new guidance, which recommends indoor masking in counties with “high” COVID infection and hospitalization rates. You can find Clay County’s current community level here:  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/covid-by-county.html  

Thank you for your patience while we review the new guidance. You can expect an official email when the mask requirement is relaxed or eliminated.