Fired Up for Fall

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It’s time to focus forward.

Together, the Central Michigan University community is facing the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, advancing our educational mission while protecting health and safety. Now we aim to start strong for the fall 2020 semester. Read on for vital information.

Guiding Principles for Emergency Management at CMU

As CMU continues its response to challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Emergency Management team makes decisions based on meeting the following goals:

  • Keep CMU safe and healthy.
  • Keep CMU open and operational.
  • Prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
  • Support students, faculty and staff in a caring manner.
  • Support academic pursuits.
  • Position CMU for future success and sustainability.

Our Shared Responsibility

Everyone has a personal responsibility to practice social distancing, frequent handwashing, cough/sneeze etiquette, proper tissue usage and disposal, avoidance of touching their face, and respecting others.

All students, staff, faculty, guests and visitors to campus are required to adhere to the policies, protocols and guidelines presented here. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary or corrective action.


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Mandatory self-screening

Faculty, staff and students must be free of symptoms each day before coming to campus.

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Social distancing

To reduce the risk of spreading the virus, stay at least six feet — or about two arms' lengths — from others.

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Face masks and coverings

The university requires everyone to wear a covering over their nose and mouth indoors, except when alone in residences or enclosed workspaces.

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Safely living and working on campus

Good habits and reorganized spaces can make daily activities safer.

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Safety in buildings and services

New procedures and policies are in effect to protect the health of the CMU community.

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Cleaning and disinfecting

Everyone on campus shares responsibility for keeping surfaces clean in common and public spaces.

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