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Event Updates

Recent recommendations regarding COVID-19 have resulted in a decision to take proactive measures at the University of Mount Union. It is important to note that there are currently no confirmed cases on the Mount Union campus.

The University has canceled all campus events, whether University sponsored or third-party events utilizing University-owned property, until at least June 30. 


  1. What campus events will be canceled?

    In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention’s recommendations to limit gatherings and other recommendations being made by our state and national governments, we will be postponing or canceling campus events, whether University-sponsored or third-party events utilizing University-owned property, until at least June 30.


    Nature Center Events Statement

  2. Will athletic events be canceled?

    The Ohio Athletic Conference announced that, in an effort to protect the health and safety of all students and the communities it serves, all 2020 spring sports seasons have been canceled effective March 16 through the remainder of the academic year.

  3. Has Commencement been canceled?

    The evolving nature of the COVID-19 public health crisis makes it impossible to confirm a new date for our Baccalaureate service and Commencement ceremony at this time, but we are committed to holding these events as soon as we can safely do so. We will be certain to communicate details when we are able to confidently confirm a new date. 

  4. How will the University continue to address the changing situation related to COVID-19?

    The University has convened a COVID-19 preparedness group that is meeting regularly and monitoring this evolving situation daily. 

    When making decisions regarding public health issues such as COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019), the University will always work cooperatively with and follow the guidelines and recommendations of leading health organizations, including the National Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention, the Ohio Department of Health, the Stark County Health Department, and the Alliance City Health Department. 

    In this particular situation, the University has also been in close contact with state government officials, peer institutions, and other higher education professional organizations. 

    As this group continues its work, the University will be certain to communicate decisions and other COVID-19 related protocals and details to the campus community in timely manner.