Out of an abundance of caution and after considering the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and MN Department of Health’s recommendations, the FTI of the Upper Midwest’s campus will close to all students on March 16, 2020, and remain closed until reopening on April 13, 2020.
Apprentices: School leadership is coordinating with and receiving guidance from the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry to determine appropriate next steps to be compliant with state statutes – more information to follow shortly.
Continuing Education: Will reschedule accordingly. School leadership is reviewing the status of STAR qualifications—more information to follow shortly.
Occupational Advisory Committees (OAC): Meetings scheduled during the school closure will be canceled.
As epidemics/pandemics can change quickly and unpredictably, it will be essential to stay updated on the latest information regarding Coronavirus. We intend not to overload you with information, but updates will be sent as deemed necessary. If you have questions specifically related to the Coronavirus, you may go directly to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) webpage. Also, be alert for updates from the IUPAT, District Council 82, and your employer regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Please continue to check the FTI-UM website at www.ftium.edu for the most up to date information.