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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Saint Paul College is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our students, faculty, staff, and campus community members.

Self Report

Self-Report an exposure or diagnosis of COVID-19 to help reduce the risk of coronavirus being unintentionally spread to others on campus. Your identity will be kept confidential.

Self Report

Isolation and Quarantine

The CDC recently updated their guidance on isolation for those with confirmed or suspected COVID-19. This update includes guidance that individuals should isolate from others when they have COVID-19 or suspect they have COVID-19, regardless of vaccination status.

The CDC now recommends that instead of quarantining, individuals who were exposed to COVID-19 should wear a high-quality mask for 10 days and get tested on day 5.

Tested positive? Stay home for at least 5 days and isolate from others in your home. If you have no symptoms, you may end isolation after day five, but continue to wear your mask through day 10. With two sequential negative tests 48 hours apart, you may remove your mask sooner than day 10.

Learn more about the CDC guidance around isolation and precautions for people with COVID-19.

Get vaccinated today!

Help Saint Paul College have a safe semester this fall with in-person classes and events by getting vaccinated today. Vaccines are safe and effective at preventing COVID-19, especially severe illness and death. Vaccination is free, and you can find a vaccination site near you through the MN Vaccine Connector, by texting your Zip Code to 438829, or calling 1.800.232.0233.

Vaccine Resources:

Need a test?

Visit to request two FREE test kits per household (or four total tests). Tests are available now while supplies last.

Learn more about ordering a test!

Current Information

See the latest updates from the Minnesota State system office, including a dashboard for reporting COVID-19 case data. This dashboard is updated weekly and provides information to campus communities about changes in COVID-19 cases.

For the most up-to-date information on the coronavirus (COVID-19), check these state and federal public health agencies:


Many classes will still be offered online. Check out resources to help you prepare for remote learning.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) addressing concerns resulting from the coronavirus crisis has been developed and will be updated as necessary.

Community Resources

Listed below are community resources, external to Saint Paul College, that can assist you or your family in facing challenges resulting from the coronavirus:

Food Resources

Hallie Q Brown Food Shelf
270 N Kent St, St Paul, MN 55102
651.224.4601 ext. 210
Open Community Hours: 3pm – 5pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Midway Food Shelf (Keystone Community Services)
1916 University Avenue W. (near Prior Avenue)
Service Hours: 10:00am – 12:30pm and 2:00pm – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday

Rice Street Food Shelf (Keystone Community Services)
1459 Rice Street, Suite 3 (at Arlington Avenue)
Service Hours: 10:00am – 12:30pm and 2:00pm – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday

North Saint Paul Area Food Shelf – Appointment Only
2538 E. Seppala Boulevard

Saint Paul Food Pantry List

Minnesota Food Helpline – 1.888.711.1151

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