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 https://covid19.mt.gov/.

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.

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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
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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, 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.

Bookstore

Open

Books must be ordered online at www.montanatechbookstore.com

Buildings

Open

 All buildings are open

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 Visits and Tours

 

Available

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

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, alorang@mtech.edu

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, face-to-face, or virtual meetings 

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.

Fall Commencement 

Date TBD

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

Fall Semester

In-person

Classes begin on August 17, 2020

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

Open

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

Open

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

Library

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 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)

 

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

 

Open

Daily, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Paid COVID-19 Leave

 

 State of Montana Paid COVID-19 Leave

Payroll

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

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 in  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)

Tutoring

Closed for the summer.

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

University Apartments

Open

Housing