Stay Informed, Stay Engaged, Stay Safe

As SVSU prepares for a gradual and phased return to campus activities over the coming months, the health and safety of our community remains paramount. Join us for virtual town hall meetings with President Don Bachand and members of SVSU’s senior leadership team.

Register online and submit your questions in advance uising the appropriate button below. Your confirmation will include instructions for joining the virtual town hall session.

All of the virtual town hall sessions will be recorded and made available to view at a later time.


Town Halls

Student Experience and Instruction

Thursday, June 25

Enrollment and Budget

Thursday, June 18

Health and Safety, Return to Campus

Thursday, June 11


Frequently Asked Questions

What information is being used to determine steps and plans SVSU will be taking for a return to campus?
What might working on campus look like in terms of CDC guidelines?
How will social distancing be maintained in hallways?
What will be done to improve a virus-free airflow in our buildings...?
Besides classrooms and the dining facilities, what other spaces on campus are being limited to certain numbers of individuals?
What will be done to promote social distancing?
How is the campus dealing with an increase need for sanitation of public places?
Is there a plan in place if SVSU (or our region or state) experiences a new round of infections? Do we simply go back home?
Does SVSU have a plan for when employees will be returning to work on campus?
Will employees be informed about the return-to-work plan for their respective departments?
Is there a specific date for when employees will be allowed to return to working on campus?
Will campus offices be fully operational before the fall semester begins?
How will each department coordinate the phase-in process?
Could an office minimize face-to-face contact by having employees work staggered schedules, such as some working from noon to 8:30 p.m.?
Do the health and safety protocols include wearing face masks on campus?
What type of face mask is recommended?
How do employees obtain a face mask?
How will the health of employees be screened before they are permitted inside campus facilities?
Will we be notified when someone we may come in contact with has tested positive for COVID-19?
Are there talks about starting the academic year earlier than normal as well as ending “in-person” classes as of Thanksgiving break ...?
When can we expect clear decisions to be made regarding how specific classes will meet for fall semester?
Would a whole class quarantine if one of the students or the instructor became sick (confirmed) with COVID-19...?
Can we have an additional designation in the course schedule in addition to HYB, ONL, and LEC... ?