Valley City State University officials are monitoring the coronavirus COVID-19 situation on a daily basis.

Here we provide information on illness prevention, contacts for questions, and web resources, along with a log of campus communications about the illness and specific academic department contingency plans for current students.

Our top priority is the health and safety of our campus and community.

Link to Campus Communications on Coronavirus

Link to VCSU COVID-19 Safe Operating Procedures

Link to Academic Department Information for Current Students

General Information

Members of the VCSU community are advised to educate themselves about the coronavirus disease and steps to prevent illness.

Detailed information is available on the Centers for Disease Control website at

Steps for helping prevent illness can be found at; simple steps include the following:

  • Clean your hands often
  • Avoid close contact
  • Cover coughs and sneezes
  • Clean and disinfect
  • Stay home if you're sick
Call your doctor or clinic if you experience the following symptoms:
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath


VCSU Campus Health Services: Contact Betty Tykwinski, MSN, RN, director of health services at VCSU, at 701-845-7305 or

VCSU Counseling Services: Contact Erin Klingenberg, PhD,LPCC, NCC-BC, director of counseling services, at 701-845-7424 or, or Kelsie Carter, MEd, LPC, clinical mental health counselor, at 701-845-7427 or

North Dakota Department of Health Hotline: For questions related to COVID-19, the public can call the NDDoH health hotline at 866-207-2880 from 7 a.m. to 10p.m. seven days a week.

Web Resources

Centers for Disease Control —

North Dakota Department of Health —

Office Information

Greg Vanney
Director of Marketing and Communications

Mailing Address
Valley City State University
101 College St SW
Valley City ND 58072
Office Location
McFarland 208A

Office Hours
Academic Year
7:45 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m.