Suspended In-Person Services

March 12, 2020

Per the University's recommendations, units in the Office of Regulatory Affairs will be conducting as many activities as possible remotely. Please contact staff through email and telephone for exceptions.

Resources for Regulatory Unit Personnel

ORA personnel are encouraged to use the following sites to assist in organizing your work and communications. All will be updated regularly.

4000 Collins Road and other animal facilities are closed to all except personnel with specific exceptions for maintaining critical infrastructure (per Executive Order 2020-21). Advise delivery services and colleagues that other arrangements must be made that include social distance, PPE and/or other protections from the virus.

Executive Order 'Stay Home, Stay Safe' - Guidance by Oversight Unit

Most research wll be necessarily delayed, curtailed or stopped to ensure the safety and well-being of the community. ~VP of Research and Innovation (


  • Some modifications will be necessary for in-person training and in handling training expiration dates. Visit
  • The Ability system vendor has provided a Pandemic Planning track of courses to the MSU community. This is an optional track with no due dates or email reminders. Enroll