The health, safety, and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff is a top priority at Mount Union. 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.
Recommendations regarding COVID-19 have resulted in a decision to take proactive measures at the University. In an effort to adhere to recommendations aimed at slowing the spread of the virus, the following are measures being taken at the University. Please see the FAQs below and the individual update pages for additional details.
- Effective Wednesday, March 18, the University ceased face-to-face instruction for the remainder of the spring semester.
- Summer courses will be offered in online format only.
- Baccalaureate and Commencement were postponed. However, we are committed to rescheduling these events as soon as we can safely do so.
- The University of Mount Union closed all undergraduate campus housing for the remainder of the spring semester. Graduate housing remains open.
- All campus buildings, with the exception of the Hoover-Price Campus Center and the Gartner Welcome Center, are closed until further notice.
- The University has canceled all campus events, whether University sponsored or third-party events utilizing University-owned property, until at least June 30.
- University of Mount Union is making plans to resume face-to-face instruction and residential operations this fall.