Last updated December 2, 2020
Spring classes will begin as scheduled at 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11, and in the current hybrid format.
Please join us for a Town Hall to answer your questions about our transition from the fall to spring semester.
Faculty & Staff Town Hall
Dec. 7 | 12 p.m.
Student & Family Town Hall
Dec. 7 | 6 p.m.
Fall 2020 Updates
- All finals will be online. There are no exceptions. If faculty have received a previous exception, this is no longer an option as we want students to return home as soon as possible.
- For students graduating this December, our Commencement ceremony will be virtual. We will make it as special as possible as we know this is an important accomplishment for students and their families.
- Remote work by UND staff members should be accommodated whenever possible. Driving factors are the intent to de-densify workspaces and the decision by Grand Forks Public Schools to go entirely online following Thanksgiving.
Spring 2021 Updates
UND will continue to provide online, hybrid and on-campus classes. When classes are on-campus, there will be some remote components as we are bringing smaller groups of students into the classroom for their safety. Every student in an on-campus class will have a face to face in class experience.
If a course goes online at any point in the semester, you will be informed. If a course goes online, students will get the same learning materials as they would in a face to face course, it’s simply a different way of delivering the material. All faculty have been trained and supported to provide quality online class experiences.
Students are encouraged to speak with their advisors about course delivery concerns.
Refunds or Discounts
There will be no reduced tuition for Spring 2021.
At this time, there is no federal CARES funding available for Spring 2021. Should this change, we will let students know.
Free testing is available for UND students, faculty, staff, and affiliates. All UND students who take part in testing events will receive a voucher for use at a local establishment.
Required COVID-19 Training
All on-campus students, faculty and staff are required to complete COVID-19 training. This training provides a high-level overview of how we can work to support the health and safety of our campus community and prevent the spread of COVID-19. It will take approximately 40-45 minutes to complete, including a 10-question learning assessment.
Use your UND (IDM) username and password to log in. Use Chrome as the browser to complete training.
Announcements on COVID-19
UND’s responses to COVID-19 are fluid and are revised as new information becomes available. Please note all posts are date stamped.