Bemidji State Ready to Welcome Students Back to Campus

Bemidji State University stands ready to welcome students back to campus for the fall 2020 semester beginning August 24. Following guidance from a variety of sources, including executive orders issued by Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, the Minnesota Department of Health and the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities, classes will be delivered in a variety of methods to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Bemidji.

Fall 2020 Return to Campus Plan Available

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To ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff and the Bemidji community, Bemidji State University has developed a Return-to-Campus Preparedness Plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic utilizing guidance offered in all currently active Minnesota Emergency Executive Orders and by the Minnesota Office of Higher Education, Minnesota Department of Health, the Minnesota State system of colleges and universities, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

July 31: Important Fall Housing Update: Residence Hall Reduced Occupancy


To address the increased prevalence of the coronavirus in the Bemidji community, Bemidji State University has made an extremely difficult decision to further decrease the on-campus residential population. Given current conditions and future projections for the Coronavirus in Bemidji, we believe this is the best way to ensure that we can provide appropriate care and support to our students.

NSIC delays start of 2020 fall sports competition


With the health and safety of its member institutions’ communities, the importance of successful institutional campus reopening and the overall well-being of its student-athletes as its top priorities, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Board of Directors unanimously supported a delay to the start of NSIC fall athletic competition.