Minnesota State University, Mankato holds as paramount the health, safety and welfare of every member of its community. Minnesota State Mankato, however, cannot guarantee a COVID-19-free environment. Unfortunately, the risk of COVID-19 exposure exists in all public places where people are present. Minnesota State Mankato is taking all recommended steps to mitigate this risk, but we cannot categorically guarantee you will not get sick. Minimizing the risk of COVID-19 infections (or any other spread of disease) at Minnesota State Mankato is a shared responsibility. Every member of our community – including you – must do their part. Understand that if you return to the physical campus of Minnesota State Mankato, there is a risk you may contract COVID-19 and that illness, injury or death is a possible result.