Bethel University Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Current Bethel Status Report

  • FALL 2021: Bethel University plans to return to normal operations this fall, while being attentive and responsive to local COVID-19 trends both on campus and in our region.
    • We will continue to consult local and state Health Departments for guidance in decision-making for campus planning and make adjustments as needed.
    • While vaccinations for COVID-19 are recommended for community members, they are not required. More detailed information about campus functioning will be provided soon. 
  • GREEN COVID-19 risk level: 
    • Few or no University cases, and minimal cases in St. Joseph County.

News Updates

Bethel University Announces Plans to Open for Face-to-Face Classes in the Fall

Bethel University announces that it plans to resume residential, face-to-face classes in August, and is investing significant human and financial resources to accommodate COVID-19-related scenarios that could emerge. A spectrum of options will allow the university to make adjustments based on real-time information from federal, state and local authorities.

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COVID-19 Grants Now Available to Bethel University Students

Bethel University students enrolled in on-ground (not fully online) undergraduate or graduate programs are now able to apply for a grant to assist with financial hardships they and their families have experienced as a result of COVID-19.

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Online Learning Resources
If you have difficulty adapting to the online learning format, contact the Center for Academic Success. For technical access problems, contact IT Help Desk. Additional resources can be found on MyBethel.