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COVID-19 Information

At St. Louis Community College the health and safety of our students, faculty, staff, and community come first. We will continue to update the community with any new information.

As of July 26, STLCC requires masks to be worn indoors for all employees, students and visitors at all locations.

Key Points

  • As of July 26, STLCC requires masks to be worn indoors for all employees, students and visitors at all locations.
  • Masks are required at the Child Development Laboratory Center at STLCC-Florissant Valley.
  • Masks are required in the dental clinic at the Center for Nursing and Health Sciences at STLCC-Forest Park.
  • The College strongly recommends a COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Employees and students should review the College’s Safe Return Plan.
  • Social/physical distancing is recommended to the extent allowable.
  • Wash your hands frequently; stay at home if you are sick.
  • The College will follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, OSHA and local public health departments as it has done throughout the pandemic.
  • If you are exposed and/or are sick with the COVID-19 virus, please self-report to a supervisor immediately.
  • Classrooms are cleaned regularly throughout the day.
  • Students and employees can expect a safe environment.
  • The safety of the College community is our highest priority.

Face-to-Face and Hybrid Courses

Students who are taking full-semester face-to-face and hybrid classes should plan to return to campus for scheduled face-to-face classes.

Please be sure to check your schedule in Banner-Self Service to confirm your courses and for up-to-date information on the room location.

Online and Live Virtual Lecture Courses

Classes that are fully online or live virtual lecture (LVL) will remain as scheduled. Students should log in to their Blackboard account to access courses and to join instructors and classmates as scheduled.

Questions about Classes?

If you have questions about your classes, please contact academic advising.

Daily Self-Health Screenings are Required

STLCC requires daily self-health checks to help maintain safety in the learning environment. All employees and students who are on campus must complete the health screening through the Healthfully app before arriving to campus. For more information, please review details on the College’s Healthfully page.

The College is closely monitoring situations related to the pandemic. We will communicate promptly if adjustments to classes are required.

Health and Safety Requirements

STLCC developed health and safety measures following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and ordinances established by St. Louis City and St. Louis County.

  • STLCC requires all employees, students or visitors to wear a mask or maintain a social distance at all locations, regardless of vaccination status.
  • Masks are required at the Child Development Laboratory Center at STLCC-Florissant Valley.
  • Masks are required in the dental clinic at the Center for Nursing and Health Sciences at STLCC-Forest Park.
  • Wash hands frequently.
  • If an employee tests positive for COVID-19 or is exposed to the virus, they must notify their supervisor immediately. If the employee is on campus, they must leave immediately.
  • If a student tests positive for COVID-19 or is exposed to the virus, they should email: covid19@stlcc.edu If the student is on campus, they must leave immediately.
  • Employees and students must have written permission from a medical professional to return to work or to campus.

On-Campus Safety Measures

Isolation Rooms

Each campus has designated isolation rooms for anyone who may become ill while on campus but will need a place to wait for transportation before they can leave campus. Staff will direct those in need to the isolation room, which are marked with signs.

Desks, Workspaces

Some desks and workspaces in classrooms and labs are labeled “SEAT TO REMAIN VACANT” to maintain social distancing.

Drinking Fountains, Water Bottle Fillers

Drinking fountains are turned off, but water bottle fillers will remain open. Signs will direct students and employees to water bottle filler locations on campuses.

Cleaning Protocols

Housekeeping staff and other designated employees will regularly disinfect shared surfaces, such as light switches, door handles, counter surfaces, shared equipment and areas such as break rooms, restrooms and elevators.

Hand Sanitizer

Hand sanitizer is available across campus and in key locations for students and employees; you are encouraged to carry your own sanitizer.

Signs, Notices

Signs are posted across all campuses to notify students, employees and visitors of health and safety measures, as well as directional signs; enter and exit only for doors; up and down only for stairwells; elevator capacity; please stand here, etc. Please be patient as the College replaces signs on campus about the change to masks at STLCC.

Employee Guide to STLCC Safe Return

The employee guide to safe return was developed with details that are currently known about best practices regarding COVID-19, along with local, state and federal guides. All employees are expected to learn and follow the guidelines for the health and safety of the College community.

Student Guide to STLCC Safe Return

The student guide to safe return was developed with details that are currently known about best practices regarding COVID-19, along with local, state and federal guides. All students are expected to learn and follow the guidelines for the health and safety of the College community.

Student-Specific Information

STLCC Laptop Loan Program STLCC students may be able to borrow a laptop computer for spring 2021. Details about the STLCC Laptop Loan program are online.

Students who need to request a loaner laptop for spring 2021 courses at STLCC should contact the Help Desk at 314-539-5113 or helpdesk@stlcc.edu or chat.

CARES Act

In spring 2020, the federal government passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. STLCC was allocated $4,363,632 in CARES Act funds to provide emergency support to students who qualify for Title IV funds under the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965.

In spring 2021, the College received more CARES Act funds, $4.3 million, for student emergency financial aid grants. Details about CARES Act funds for STLCC are available.

For questions, call 1-866-452-7579 to speak to an STLCC financial aid staff member.

Contact Numbers

  • COVID-19 related questions, to report exposure to or positive test results, email covid19@stlcc.edu.
  • Health, safety and environmental questions, call John Snider, environmental health and safety specialist, 314-984-7117.
  • Human resources questions, call Robin Phillips, associate vice chancellor of human resources, 314-539-5220.
  • Continuing Education, Accelerated Training questions, please contact 314-984-7777 or CEdropbox@stlcc.edu.
  • Dental clinic questions, call Jerome Jeffries, secretary, dental hygiene, 314-644-9330.
  • Facilities questions, call STLCC Facilities at 314-984-7979 or email fixit@stlcc.edu.
  • Cashier’s offices, call 314-539-5015 or email businessservices@stlcc.edu.
Stay Connected

To help us all stay better connected, we have developed a page of contact information for our major student service areas and introduced a new chat feature.

Get Connected

Free Campus WiFi

We have also set up free WiFi for our students, faculty and staff in specific parking lots on our Florissant Valley (see FV map), Forest Park (see FP map), Meramec (see MC map), and Wildwood (see WW map) campuses.

Free Campus WiFi Info

How Are You?

Experiencing this pandemic has not been easy. Please take a few of minutes to let us know how you are doing and what STLCC can do to help you succeed.

Let Us Know

 

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