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March 12, 2020

Finlandia University Coronavirus Response President’s Update March 12, 2020

Please see the message from President Philip Johnson below regarding recent updates on Finlandia’s Coronavirus Action Plan.

Finlandia Community,

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 [...]

August 1, 2016

Road construction now in front of Finlandia in Hancock

This summer the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is reconstructing about a mile of US-41 in Hancock from the Portage Lake Lift Bridge to Lincoln Drive. Late last week the project moved in front of Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center, future College of Health Sciences building and North Wind Books.

It’s expected by the end of this week work will continue on Quincy Street beyond Hoover Center and Old Main to Mine Street. Access to all of those buildings will [...]

June 3, 2016

Finlandia University launches new website

The Finlandia University Marketing and Communications Department is proud to announce the launch of a new website. The website went live Thursday, June 2 at finlandia.edu.

“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 [...]

April 29, 2016

Hancock 2016 Construction Project starts May 2

Construction starts Monday, to last into early fall

PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is reconstructing about a mile of US-41 in Hancock from the Portage Lake Lift Bridge to Lincoln Drive. Work includes removing and replacing the existing roadway, with drainage improvements. Streetscape work includes decorative street lighting, curb bump-outs and landscape plantings. The City of Hancock will be performing water main and sanitary sewer improvements in addition to MDOT’s project.


TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS: The project will require a detour, [...]

Facilities Management

We’re proud of the facilities that make up our picturesque campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Thank you to each and every one of you who keep our campus beautiful and functioning day after day and year after year. Below you’ll find information on how to submit a request to facilities management staff and contact information.

Maintenance Request Form

Introduced in early 2019, facilities management introduced a ticketing system for submission of maintenance requests, management of communication regarding that request and fulfillment of the request. [...]

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