If You are Coming to Campus, Please Read:
COVID-19 REOPENING NOTICE - UPDATED JUNE 16, 2020
Monroe County Community College is open but with limited hours and restrictions. In general, the college will operate on its usual summer hours schedule -- 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-noon on Friday -- with some limitations, as outlined below. The college will remain on summer hours through August 8.
Offices/Services -- Specific Info on Hours
The following offices/services are open and operating, often with limited on-campus (in person) hours (Social distancing and mask requirements will be enforced.):
NOTE: Instructional Area offices are open but operating remotely on Fridays.
- Admissions/Financial Aid/Registrar: Open Monday-Thursday (7:30 a.m-5 p.m.) and Friday (8 a.m.-noon).
- Bookstore: Limited open hours (8 a.m.-noon, Monday-Friday; floors and aisles marked for social distancing and traffic flow).
- Cashier: Open Monday-Thursday (7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.); Friday (8 a.m.-noon).
- Disability Services: Open Monday-Thursday (8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.); closed on Fridays.
- Division/Department Offices – Students/visitors/customers are encouraged to make an appointment if they believe it is necessary to meet face-to-face. Academic Divisions operating remotely on Fridays.
- Corporate and Community Services: By appointment only; office will be locked. Operating remotely on Fridays.
- Learning Assistance Lab: Open Monday-Thursday (8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.); closed on Fridays.
- Library – By appointment only; will be locked. Operating remotely on Fridays.
- Tutoring: All tutoring is being offered remotely by appointment through the end of the Summer Semester.
The following services/areas are closed until further notice:
- The Cellar
- Classrooms and Labs (unless specifically identified by the vice president of Instruction)
- Dance/Aerobics Room
- Fitness Center
- La-Z-Boy Center Atrium
- Life Sciences Student Collaboration Space
- Locker Rooms
- Multipurpose Room/Gym
- Student Spaces in Career Technology Center, Welch Health Education Building, and Warrick Student Services/Administration Building
- Vending Machines will not be stocked during the Summer (with the exception of the Pepsi machine in the lobby outside of The Cellar)
- Whitman Center
Expectations and Guidelines of Individuals Visiting MCCC’s Campus
All who enter the Monroe County Community Campus are expected to comply with the protocols and guidelines put in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Do not come to campus if you are sick.
- Social distancing practices must be followed by staying 6 feet apart from other people at all times, not gathering in groups and avoiding crowded places and mass gatherings.
- Face masks or face coverings must be worn by all persons inside college facilities.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, sneezing or touching your face. If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol.
COVID-19 Symptom Monitoring – Students and Visitors
Prior to coming to Campus, students and visitors are requested to ask themselves the following questions regarding COVID-19 symptoms. If you answer YES to any of these questions, DO NOT come to Campus. Students should be cognizant of attendance policies outlined in class syllabi and contact their instructors immediately.
- In the past 24 hours I HAVE experienced AT LEAST ONE of the following symptoms
- Subjective fever (felt feverish)
- A temperature reading of 100.4 degrees F or higher
- New or worsening cough (not attributable to normal seasonal allergies)
- Shortness of breath/difficulty breathing
- Sore throat
- Acute loss of taste or smell
- Have you had close contact with a confirmed or probable COVID-19 case?
- Have you been directed or told by the Monroe County Health Department (or your local health department) or your healthcare provider to self-isolate or self-quarantine?
Cleaning and Disinfection
The frequency of cleaning and disinfection has been increased on high-touch surfaces. Enhanced cleaning and disinfection will be performed if persons suspected or confirmed to have COVID-19 have been on campus.
If you are in an open environment, be sure to maintain at least 6 feet distance from others. You should wear a facemask or face covering at all times while in a shared space/room/hallway. The college is installing clear acrylic sneeze guards/desktop plexiglass shields for front-facing offices and services. Please observe all signage regarding building access and exit, closed spaces and furniture, and social distancing.
Use of restrooms should be limited based on size to ensure at least 6 feet distance between individuals. Wash your hands thoroughly afterward to reduce the potential transmission of the virus. The college is instituting restroom closures in some of the buildings.
The college is requesting that no more than one person enter an elevator at a time unless necessary. Please use the stairs whenever possible. If you are using an elevator, please wear a face covering and do not touch buttons with your exposed hand/fingers, if possible.