I wanted to give you an update on the steps Mohave Community College is taking to help reduce the risk of our students and employees contracting and spreading the Coronavirus COVID-19 in our communities. There are currently no confirmed cases connected to the college. However, given the rapidly changing developments, including the state/county emergency declarations and the rise in cases statewide, the college is moving to Stage 4 of our Pandemic Response Plan.
This proactive measure will help protect our students, employees and the communities we serve. It also follows CDC and State Health Department guidelines, and is in line with the response from community colleges across the state.
Classes that have been held on our campuses are being modified to limit face-to-face interactions and will resume on March 30th. Most courses will resume in an online format, with the potential exception of certain labs. Instructors will determine the safest and most effective method for teaching students in these labs, and will adhere to social distancing protocols. Classes will continue through the end of the semester on May 11.
To help maintain a safe environment, MCC has canceled all campus and public events until further notice. All community and corporate education (non-credit) courses are also canceled until further notice.
Our campus libraries will remain open with modified hours for students and employees, but closed to the general public so our facilities staff, support staff, and students can continue to work and learn in an environment recommended by the CDC.
The academic success of our students is of utmost importance to MCC faculty and staff. The faculty and instructional staff are working diligently to provide quality learning opportunities for the completion of Spring 2020 courses and plan for a productive summer session.
We will continue to monitor federal, state, and county COVID-19 updates and work with our community partners and health officials to maintain a safe and healthy campus. Updates on what the college safety plans will be posted online at www.Mohave.edu/CoronavirusUpdates.
Please feel free to contact the college with any questions or concerns you may have about our handling of the Coronavirus situation.