Finlandia is excited to launch its new Fall 2020 web pages just in time for the new semester. Students, employees and community members can conveniently find information as it pertains to their group on the new pages. In addition, there is a new Covid FAQ page that includes information on FinnU’s Covid-19 case count, testing, quarantining procedures, contact tracing and prevention measures.
“This year is obviously a bit different than before, so we thought it crucial [...]
In an effort to keep the campus community safe, all Finlandia University students will be required to complete the Daily Covid-19 Symptom Tracker Survey beginning August 6. The survey will be emailed to all students daily at midnight and takes approximately 1 minute to complete. Students are asked to complete the form daily in the weeks leading up to the start of classes. Once classes begin, students only need to complete the form if coming to campus or residing [...]
With that, the Department of Homeland Security guidance for “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce” includes: “Educators supporting public and private K-12 schools, colleges, and universities for purposes of facilitating distance learning or performing other essential functions, if operating under rules for social distancing.”
The following emergency response changes take effect [...]
Finlandia continues to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and respond to announcements and information from local, state and federal agencies. The most recent update from the Governor’s Office can be found at https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/.
Personal Care and Notification
All higher risk faculty and staff are encouraged to seek potential arrangements to work remotely. This request can be made to your individual supervisor and the Office of Human Resources at (906) 487-7339 or email@example.com. Human Resources has created [...]
Brandon Bell joined Finlandia University’s Campus Safety and Security this past February as the new director. He will be joining the Finlandia staff with 13 years of service with the United States Air Force. His most recent position includes supporting the MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft as a meteorologist for the Arizona Air National Guard.
Bell earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from the University of California-Santa Cruz and his Masters of Science in Environmental [...]
Please see the message from President Philip Johnson below regarding recent updates on Finlandia’s Coronavirus Action Plan.
The spread of COVID-19 is a serious concern for all of us. Earlier communication with the campus has provided information for how we, together, can do our part to limit its impact on our campus and in our community. Even though the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) continue to advise that the probability of serious illness remains low for most people, we need [...]
Finlandia University has received $47,589 from the Michigan Department of State Police and Michigan’s Campus Sexual Assault Grant Program reimbursement grant initiative towards campus security geared toward sexual assault prevention technology upgrades. The University will use these funds to add a new camera security system as well as an RFID card access system and enhance campus LED lighting in Finlandia Hall.
Michigan’s Campus Sexual Assault Grant Program and [...]
This summer Finlandia Hall got a much needed update. With the installation of a card reading system on the doors of Finn Hall, students will no longer be issued keys to the building; instead they will tap a newly issued card to grant them access to the resident hall.
“We have been looking to implement this system to monitor who is coming in and out of the building, as well as set the locks to lock at a specific time,” [...]
In Finlandia University’s ongoing effort to quickly and directly share important information with the campus community, all employees and students are invited to sign up for free text alerts. Finlandia University will notify you of campus emergencies and delays/closings via a text message to your cell phone. This service is free and available to all Finlandia campus community members. To sign up, follow the directions below:
Text the word “fualert” to the number 33733.
To unsubscribe, text the word “stop” to the number [...]
“This website is a vital investment in the future of Finlandia University,” Director of Marketing and Communications Michael H. Babcock said. “I am proud of our entire campus community for coming together to make this possible.”
This project is the culmination of more than two years of a visual rebranding effort for [...]