COVID-19 Announcements from May 16-31

UPDATE: May 27, 2020 at 8 a.m.

Normandale hosts the 2020 virtual Commencement Ceremony on Wednesday, May 27 at 6:30 p.m. The ceremony will be livestreamed on Livestream.com and on Facebook Live the day of the event. The Livestream.com feed will provide a live chat with Normandale faculty and staff during the ceremony.

For more streaming and social media information about Commencement, or to click on the program go to normandale.edu/commencementstream.

This website page will be updated within every 24-hour period at a minimum, with more frequent updates as warranted. Normandale employees are also encouraged to check the COVID-19 page on the college intranet frequently for employee-specific announcements and guidance.


UPDATE: May 26, 2020 at 6 p.m.

Normandale Community College has undertaken a project to extend the campus WiFi network out into parking lots 1 and 2. As a first step, WiFi access is now available in the parking spots closest to the front of the College Services building. Network access will be extended out further into those parking lots as the project progresses.


Your cell phone may also be a source of WiFi. Most cellular phone services have enabled free hotspot service on smartphones in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see our technology article, Cell Phones as Hotspots, for more information. Xfinity has extended free and open access to their WiFi hotspots until the end of June. You can use their Xfinity WiFI Hotspot finder to find one near you.       This website page will be updated within every 24-hour period at a minimum, with more frequent updates as warranted. Normandale employees are also encouraged to check the COVID-19 page on the college intranet frequently for employee-specific announcements and guidance.


UPDATE: May 25, 2020 at 6:25 p.m.

At this time, we have no further information to add to the recent updates below.   
     
This website page will be updated within every 24-hour period at a minimum, with more frequent updates as warranted. Normandale employees are also encouraged to check the COVID-19 page on the college intranet frequently for employee-specific announcements and guidance.


UPDATE: May 24, 2020 at 5:40 p.m.

At this time, we have no further information to add to the recent updates below.   
     
This website page will be updated within every 24-hour period at a minimum, with more frequent updates as warranted. Normandale employees are also encouraged to check the COVID-19 page on the college intranet frequently for employee-specific announcements and guidance.


UPDATE: May 23, 2020 at 6:30 p.m.

At this time, we have no further information to add to the recent updates below.   
     
This website page will be updated within every 24-hour period at a minimum, with more frequent updates as warranted. Normandale employees are also encouraged to check the COVID-19 page on the college intranet frequently for employee-specific announcements and guidance.


UPDATE: May 22, 2020 at 4:45 p.m.

The Pass/No Credit grading method is available for any Spring 2020 class. Before you choose this option, review the Updated Academic Information During COVID-19 to ensure you fully understand the implications. Make the selection using the Grade Method Change eFormThe final deadline to select a grade method change is Friday, May 29, 2020.

     
This website page will be updated within every 24-hour period at a minimum, with more frequent updates as warranted. Normandale employees are also encouraged to check the COVID-19 page on the college intranet frequently for employee-specific announcements and guidance.


UPDATE: May 21, 2020 at 5:50 p.m.

At this time, we have no further information to add to the recent updates below.  
     
This website page will be updated within every 24-hour period at a minimum, with more frequent updates as warranted. Normandale employees are also encouraged to check the COVID-19 page on the college intranet frequently for employee-specific announcements and guidance.


UPDATE: May 20, 2020 at 5:20 p.m.

At this time, we have no further information to add to the recent updates below.  
     
This website page will be updated within every 24-hour period at a minimum, with more frequent updates as warranted. Normandale employees are also encouraged to check the COVID-19 page on the college intranet frequently for employee-specific announcements and guidance.


UPDATE: May 19, 2020 at 6:15 p.m.

At this time, we have no further information to add to the recent updates below.  
     
This website page will be updated within every 24-hour period at a minimum, with more frequent updates as warranted. Normandale employees are also encouraged to check the COVID-19 page on the college intranet frequently for employee-specific announcements and guidance.


UPDATE: May 18, 2020 at 7:30 a.m.

Commencement has been moved to Wednesday, May 27, 2020 instead of May 18, 2020. Due to COVID-19, we will not gather at Orchestra Hall or on campus together as a group to celebrate. Instead, the ceremony will be streamed on our website at 6:30 pm. For more information go to Commencement website.      

This website page will be updated within every 24-hour period at a minimum, with more frequent updates as warranted. Normandale employees are also encouraged to check the COVID-19 page on the college intranet frequently for employee-specific announcements and guidance.


UPDATE: May 17, 2020 at 7:15 p.m.

Normandale Community College has undertaken a project to extend the campus WiFi network out into parking lots 1 and 2. As a first step, WiFi access is now available in the parking spots closest to the front of the College Services building. Network access will be extended out further into those parking lots as the project progresses.

Your cell phone may also be a source of WiFi. Most cellular phone services have enabled free hotspot service on smartphones in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please see our technology article, Cell Phones as Hotspots, for more information. Xfinity has extended free and open access to their WiFi hotspots until the end of June. You can use their Xfinity WiFI Hotspot finder to find one near you.  

This website page will be updated within every 24-hour period at a minimum, with more frequent updates as warranted. Normandale employees are also encouraged to check the COVID-19 page on the college intranet frequently for employee-specific announcements and guidance.


UPDATE: May 16, 2020 at 6:15 p.m.

At this time, we have no further information to add to the recent updates below.     

This website page will be updated within every 24-hour period at a minimum, with more frequent updates as warranted. Normandale employees are also encouraged to check the COVID-19 page on the college intranet frequently for employee-specific announcements and guidance.