COVID-19 Information

For information about the COVID-19 pandemic, please be in touch with your health care provider. For further information and related health and safety precautions, please visit the CDC website. For information on cases in Montana, including Silver Bow County, please visit

Additional resources are available online at COVID-19 campus information and updates, COVID-19 FAQs, and CARES Act emergency relief fund information.

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.


Campus Operations (updated 8/06/2020)

The state of Montana is currently in phase two 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

Accounts Payable


Scan and email invoices and procard receipts to:


Advising/Fall 2020 Registration


Email, phone, face-to-face, and virtual meetings  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.



Books must be ordered online at



 All buildings are open

Business Office


Make payments online

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


Testing services are available. Contact:
Ron White, Director
Gary Wyss, Laboratory Instrument Specialist
Nancy Oyer, Materials Laboratory Manager

Campus Employees

Guidance will be provided and updated as received

Send questions to Human Resources Director, Vanessa Van Dyk, at or 406-496-4322

Campus Events


All campus events have been suspended until further notice

Campus Visits and Tours



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

Career Services


Visit or contact us via email at
More information about virtual support.

Computer Labs


All computer labs on campus are open. Face coverings are required in all labs.

Counseling Services

Counseling Services will continue with proper social distancing guidelines.

Email, phone, virtual, or face-to-face meetings

Contact Amy Lorang at 406-496-4429,

Digger Card Center


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, face-to-face, or virtual meetings 

Please contact our Disability Services Coordinators.

Enrollment Services


Email or call (800) 445-TECH or 406-496-4256

Open 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Fall Commencement 

Date TBD

Visit for more information.

Fall Semester


Classes begin on August 17, 2020

Financial Aid


Email or call (800) 445-TECH or 406-496-4256

Open 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Health Clinic


Closed for Summer



HPER is open with social distancing and increasing disinfecting.

The HPER Complex Fitness Center is open normal summer hours under new guidelines due to COVID-19. The HPER Complex and its staff is committed to doing all we can to mitigate the spread of the virus. The new guidelines for using the HPER Complex are for the safety of the users and staff.

  • Please use recommended physical distancing from other HPER Complex users of 6 feet
  • Refrain from working out while feeling sick with fever, sore throat, cough, or having muscle or body aches
  • Please wash your hands before and after using fitness equipment
  • Wipe down cardio equipment with disposable disinfectant wipes before and after use
  • Wipe down all barbells, straight bars, and weight equipment before and after use
  • Only use one piece of equipment at a time and circuit workouts are prohibited
  • The pool is open but please do not loiter or congregate on the pool deck
  • Please use recommended physical distancing of 6 feet in the locker rooms
  • All HPER Complex users must bring their own towels
  • Racquetball courts are currently closed

International Student Services


Contact Margie Pascoe, International Student Advisor, at


Open to Digger Card holders

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

Reference Librarian 406-496-4282

Information Desk 406-496-4281



Montana Bureau of Mines & Geology (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 (

Web services: Contact Luke Buckley (

Geologic Maps online

Ground Water Information Center

Contact Stacy Konda (

All other online services will remain active through the website

Mineral Museum



Daily, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Paid COVID-19 Leave


 State of Montana Paid COVID-19 Leave



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

Research Labs




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 in  Prospector Hall


Pro-Rated Refund Request Form

Summer classes


Summer 2020 courses will continue online.

Tech Support

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

Instructions for Moodle (login will be required) (login will be required)


Closed for the summer.

Online tutoring available. Visit for more information.

University Apartments