Covid-19 News

August 3, 2020
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On-campus COVID-19 testing will be one of the tools available at Northern State University this fall to help slow the spread of the virus. The testing will be available on an as-needed basis, at no cost to NSU students, through Student Health Services (Student Center 240) in
August 3, 2020
During the pandemic, several NSU alums have made a big difference in the fight against COVID-19:   Andrew Rehder, 3M Plant Manager  Andrew Rehder, manager of 3M Co. in Aberdeen, S.D., got the call from headquarters on Tuesday, Jan. 21. He gathered about 20 managers and supervisors into a conference
August 3, 2020
Around the world, spring 2020 was a season of change – rapid, unpredictable and unprecedented change. Wolves Country is no exception. Students left for spring break thinking they would return in a week, but the spread of the COVID-19 virus led to uncertainty and upheaval. After a spring and summer
July 30, 2020
The South Dakota Department of Health has confirmed that several NSU students have tested positive for COVID-19. At least one person who has tested positive for COVID-19 attended these youth girls' athletic camps: Volleyball camp at Northern on July 20-21 Basketball camp at Northern on July 23-24
July 24, 2020
Faculty, staff and students: As we near the end of summer, I know many of you are approaching fall excited to return to in-person learning – but also curious to learn what changes await on campus for the coming semester. Though things remain fluid as they have throughout the pandemic, I am able to
July 23, 2020
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Face coverings will be required in all public indoor spaces on the Northern State University campus starting this fall, as mandated by the South Dakota Board of Regents’ new tiered protocol. On Wednesday, the BOR approved adopting a tiered approach to face covering requirements for
July 15, 2020
ABERDEEN, S.D. –  The Northern State University Reading Clinic will offer free tutoring services for children this fall to assist families dealing with the financial impact of the pandemic. “Some families are struggling from drops in income caused by COVID-19 economic disruption,” said Reading
June 29, 2020
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is helping students impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic any way it can – including finding ways to provide financial assistance. One method of financial help was provided through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act. Northern received $329,
June 3, 2020
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will begin fall semester on Aug. 19 and conclude classroom instruction by Thanksgiving, as directed by the South Dakota Board of Regents. Last month, the board announced its commitment to on-campus operations this fall. Today, the regents said all campuses
May 29, 2020
The NSU library has made considerable changes to some important links on its webpage. They have changed links on: The library’s databases page Introduction to the Library Guide A few other research guide links Please make sure that you check the links that you have bookmarked or have put into your
May 26, 2020
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Globally, a number of countries have tightened their borders and implemented travel bans due to COVID-19, forcing many students who were studying abroad this semester to end their travels prematurely. Some international students, however, have made the choice to stay abroad in the
May 25, 2020
Campus Colleagues, I hope you are all doing well and you had an enjoyable Memorial Day holiday. As we move toward returning to campus, I’d like to encourage you all to follow these current CDC recommendations in order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19: When in public (including campus), wear a


COVID-19 precautions and resources

Frequently asked questions related to Northern's COVID-19 response

Return-to-campus and academic planning task forces' membership and charges

The COVID-19 Student Emergency Relief Fund will provide grants to students.