Covid-19 Campus Community Information and SCC Keep Learning Student Resources

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The world has changed, and South Central College has evolved along with it - to ensure we are continuing meeting your needs as you progress towards your education goals.  At the same time, we take seriously our responsiblity to protect the health and safety of our students, our faculty, our staff, and visitors to our campus. Keep Learning was created to provide you with information and resources to help you find success at South Central College and beyond. We will be continuously updating this page, so please check back regularly!

Getting Set for Fall Semester

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

Course Delivery - Fall semester classes, which in most cases begin August 24, in a variety of formats, including online, on-campus and in a combination of online and on-campus (hybrid), based on program needs.

Bookstore Online Ordering - Fall semester textbooks will be available to order online only through the SCC Bookstore Website. Orders will be processed & shipped beginning the week of August 10, 2020. All online orders ship FREE during the closure. Students may also choose curbside pick-up on select days at both campuses. pdf

Enhanced Health and Safety Measures - To ensure the health and safety of all, South Central College is implementing the following requirements for Fall semester for all students, faculty, staff and visitors when on campus:

  1. Preparedness Plan:  Before coming back to campus for the first time, you will need to review SCC's  Back-to-Campus Preparedness Plan and then complete the COVID-19 Permission to be on Campus Form

  2. Screening Tool:  Every day you plan to be on campus for more than 15 minutes, you need complete a short health self-assessment utilizing our online Screening Tool before coming entering the facility (for more details, see the Video Tutorial and Frequently Asked Questions).

  3. Face Coverings:  You will be provided with a face covering, which needs to be worn at all times on campus. Certain programs and closed offices may be exempted, but unless you hear otherwise form your instructor or SCC employee, assume you will be wearing a face covering.  If there is a medical reason you are unable to wear a face covering or need an accommodation, please contact our disability services office. 

  4. Social Distancing:  All campus areas have been addressed to enable six foot social distancing. 

  5. Enhanced Cleaning and Sanitation:  The college continues to strictly follow the protocols recommended by the Minnesota Department of Health, the CDC, and our state leaders.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Information

If you have additional questions, please contact us at 507-389-7200 or via the Ask a COVID-19 related question form.