Campus Operations during COVID-19

Wash Your Hands!

One of the most effective measures for stopping any infectious disease is frequent and thorough hand washing. Please join the effort and wash your hands a lot! The Centers for Disease Control has an entire webpage on the science behind hand washing. Check it out! There’s more to it than you think.

Coronavirus 2019-nCoV

Campus Operations
(updated 5/14/2020)
The state of Montana is currently in phase one of the Governor's reopen Montana plan. As phases change and specific plans are determined for Montana Tech, we will update the below information. 
Campus Operations Overview
TOPIC STATUS MORE INFORMATION

Summer Classes and Labs

100% online

Classes begin online on May 26

Spring Commencement (May 2, 2020)

In-person ceremony canceled

Visit www.mtech.edu/graduation for more information.

Accounts Payable

Open

Scan and email invoices and procard receipts to:

accountspayable@mtech.edu

procardsreceipts@mtech.edu

OSP/MBMG to ttutty@mtech.edu 

Advising/Fall 2020 Registration

Open

Email, Phone, and Virtual meetings with face-to-Face option beginning June 1 by appointment only.

Alternate Grades

Provisions for Alternate Grades 

In light of the challenging remote instructional environment caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and in support of our students while adapting to a new system of course delivery, Montana Tech will implement an alternative grading mechanism effective during the spring semester of 2020. Read more.

Bookstore

Open

Montana Tech Bookstore

Buildings

A number of buildings are closed

All campus buildings will reopen on May 26.

Business Office

Open

Make payments online

CAMP (Center for Advanced Mineral, Metallurgical and Materials Processing)

Open

Testing services are available. Contact:
Ron White, Director  rwhite@mtech.edu
Gary Wyss, Laboratory Instrument Specialist gwyss@mtech.edu
Nancy Oyer, Materials Laboratory Manager noyer1@mtech.edu

Campus Employees

Guidance will be provided and updated as received

Send questions to Human Resources Director, Vanessa Van Dyk, at vvandyk@mtech.edu or 406-496-4322

Campus Events

All campus events have been suspended until further notice

Campus Departments Open

Open departments:

 

Admissions, business office, career services, counseling, dining services, enrollment services, financial aid, human resources, information technology, mail center, payroll, physical facilities, residence halls, and security.

Admissions, Business Office and Enrollment Services will be open from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

 

Campus Visits and Tours

 

Available virtually upon request

Campus visits and tours are available both in-person and virtually. Email campusvisits@mtech.edu or call 406-496-4754 to set up your personal campus visit appointment with our Admissions Team.

Career Services

Open

Visit https://www.mtech.edu/career/ or contact us via email at careerservices@mtech.edu.
More information about virtual support.

Computer Labs

Open computer labs:

CBB 001, ELC 315 (with dual monitors), Main 205, MG 102 (with dual monitors), MUS 101 (12 machines with dual monitors and 4 Mac computers), and NRB 228. Please implement social distancing by using every other computer.

Counseling Services

Counseling Services will continue with proper social distancing guidelines.

Email, phone, and virtual meetings with face-to-face option beginning June 1. Contact Amy Lorang at 406-496-4429, alorang@mtech.edu or Cricket Pietsch at 406-496-3730, cpietsch@mtech.edu to discuss.

Digger Card Center

Open

Digger Card Center

Dining Services

SUB Dining Hall, Coffee Mill, SSC

All dining operations are currently closed until further notice.

Disability Services

 Services available

Email, phone, and virtual meetings with face-to-Face option beginning June 1. Please contact our Disability Services Coordinators.

Enrollment Services

Open

Email enrollment@mtech.edu or call (800) 445-TECH or 406-496-4256

Open 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Financial Aid

Open

Email financialaid@mtech.edu or call (800) 445-TECH or 406-496-4256

Open 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Health Clinic

Closed

Closed for Summer

HPER

Closed

HPER will reopen on Monday, May 18.

International Student Services

Remaining open

Contact Margie Pascoe, International Student Advisor, at mpascoe@mtech.edu

Library

Closed

Will reopen on May 26, 2020

Montana Tech Library

For assistance, call or email the following Monday through Friday 7:30 am-4:00 pm

Scott Juskiewicz-Library Director 406-496-4284 sjuskiewicz@mtech.edu

Reference Librarian 406-496-4282 reference@mtech.edu

Information Desk 406-496-4281 librequest@mtech.edu

Mailroom

Open

Montana Bureau of Mines & Geology (MBMG)

 

Remaining open

MBMG

Publications Office: Open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Analytical Services are active but limited. Sample submission by appointment: Contact Jackie Timmer (jtimmer@mtech.edu)

Web services: Contact Luke Buckley (lbuckley@mtech.edu)

Geologic Maps online

Ground Water Information Center

Contact Stacy Konda (SKonda@mtech.edu)

All other online services will remain active through the website

Mineral Museum

 

Closed

Museum will reopen on Monday, May 18.

Paid COVID-19 Leave

 

 State of Montana Paid COVID-19 Leave

Payroll

Remaining open

Original documentation needed.

Student timecards: Send intercampus to Tristan Sewell in Financial Aid.

Staff and faculty timecards: Send intercampus or drop off to the Payroll Office, MG 205. If you are in quarantine or are approved for work from home, scanned time cards will be accepted temporarily– and the originals must be submitted to payroll upon return to campus. Please email those to Payroll@mtech.edu.

Research Labs

Remaining open

Refunds

 

The Commissioner of Higher Education, Clay Christian, authorized campuses to begin the process of providing prorated refunds, to the extent possible, for room and board to those students not returning to campus. Refunds will be issued for the period from March 23rd through the end of the Spring term. Please complete the Pro-Rated Refund Request form.

Residence Halls

Main Office is open, Prospector Hall

Housing

Pro-Rated Refund Request Form

Summer classes

Online

Summer 2020 courses will continue online.

Tech Support

Tutorials and instructions for Moodle, Zoom, Teams, Skype for Business, OneDrive, etc.

Instructions for Moodle

https://mtech.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/1921/Portal/KB/?CategoryID=17447 (login will be required)

https://mtech.teamdynamix.com/TDClient/1921/Portal/KB/ArticleDet?ID=101606&SIDs=6110 (login will be required)

Travel

Non-essential domestic and international air travel canceled until further notice

If you traveled internationally over spring break Governor Bullock has asked that you self-quarantine for 14 days upon your return.

Tutoring

Closed for the summer.

Online tutoring available. Visit www.mtech.edu/ace for more information.

University Apartments

Remaining open

Housing