Coming to Campus

South Central College, in coordination with the Minnesota State system and healthcare agencies, has implemented the following procedures to ensure a safe while on campus.

  • Face Coverings:  Per the Governor's order, face coverings are no longer required on campus. However, if you have not yet been fully vaccinated, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends you still wear a face covering. 

  • Campus Entrances: All current students should use the following doors to attend classes.
    The Faribault Campus will continue to have only one entrance, Door 4.  
    The North Mankato Campus will have different entrances for various Groups:
    • Current Students:  Doors 15 and 30
    • Visitors and Potential Students visiting the Welcome Center:  Door 1
    • Employees:  Doors 1, 15 and 30

  • Social Distancing: Everyone is  required to continue to maintain a distance of at least six feet from others when on campus. Socializing in groups outside of classroom
    • COVID-19 Symptoms, Positive Test or Exposure: If you are experiencing symptoms, have tested positive, or have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive, please do not come to campus. You should begin a period of quarantine for 14 days from the date of last contact with the positive case and contact your instructor.

    • COVIDAwareMN: Consider downloading the Minnesota Department of Health’s free COVIDawareMN app, which will notify you if you have been near someone who tested positive for COVID-19 and anonymously notify anyone you have been near if you test positive.

    • Preparedness Plan: If you did not already do so for Fall Semester, before coming back to campus for the first time for Spring Semester, you will need to review SCC's Back-to-Campus Preparedness Plan and then complete the COVID-19 Permission to be on Campus Form.

    • Enhanced Cleaning and Sanitation: SCC continues to strictly follow the protocols recommended by the Minnesota Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and our state leaders. 


College Case Status

The number of COVID-19 cases at all Minnesota State colleges and universities is available on the Minnesota State Case Reporting Dashboard.  To access our college's current data, select "South Central College" in the institution list. 

Information for:

Spring Semester

Spring Semester Classes are being held online, on-campus, and in a combination of online and on-campus (hybrid) depending upon the program:

  • Classes with hands-on components are being held completely on campus or with a combination of on-campus and online instruction (hybrid). 
  • Classes without hands-on components will be held online.