Covid-19 Information - Updated October 12th, 2020

Please note, this page will be updated with developments as necessary.

Counseling services are available for students by texting NSCCHELP to 419.591.6487.

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General Information

Current COVID-19 campus safety requirements for Learners, Faculty, and Staff are as follows:

  • Enter campus at any entrance with your NSCC ID badge, complete a no-touch temperature check, and self-evaluate for COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Wear a face covering
  • If your temperature is 100.4 degrees or higher, you will not be permitted to enter campus.
  • Practice social distancing

We hope that your fall semester is off to a good start. Please remember we have options available for tutoring services, financial assistance, and counseling services. The contact information is available below.

Please Note: The last day of the semester is Friday, December 12th - please keep in mind whenever possible courses will be finished remotely after the thanksgiving break (Nov 30-Dec 12). Please ask your instructor for details. The fall commencement date and format will be announced at a later date.

CAMPUS IS OPEN

Learner services offices are now operating on campus, while other offices may still be operating remotely. Please contact the individual office to see if an on-campus appointment is available, or if the office can better serve you through a virtual visit.

VIDEO UPDATES

Please visit our YouTube page for video updates.

VISITORS

Campus is now open on a limited basis. We are following the State of Ohio’s protocols to ensure the safety of our learners, guests and employees. We ask all visitors to enter through the A-10 (Atrium) doors or E-42 (E-Wing), to do a quick temperature check and answer a few CDC questions.


Current Students

For more information, please visit the following links.

 

Learner Services Info

Admissions, Advising Center, Bookstore, Business Office, Career & Activities Office, Financial Aid Office, Food Services, Registrar’s Office, and the Success Center.

When you visit a Learner Services Office that is located in the C-wing hallway you will be asked to wait outside the office and a staff member will assist you when available. We will do our best to keep wait times to a minimum. Keep in mind that wait times may be longer during peak times.

Learner Services Office Hours

Walk-ins and appointments are available during the days and hours listed below.

Days

Hours

Location

Monday and Tuesday

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

On Campus and Remote

Wednesday and Thursday

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

On Campus and Remote

Friday

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Remote

 

Admissions

419.267.1320
Admissions@NorthwestState.edu

Accuplacer Placement Testing is available. Visit Accuplacer for more information or to sign up.

If you need assistance completing your admissions requirements, please visit, email, or call to make a virtual or face-to-face appointment. Additionally, you can participate in our upcoming

If you have questions regarding CCP, please contact your CCP Advisor.

 

Advising

419.267.1390
Advising@NorthwestState.edu

Advisors are available to meet in-person or remotely. Please visit, email, or call the advising center.

 

Business Office

419.267.1311
BusinessOffice@NorthwestState.edu

As a reminder, if an installment plan was set up for fall tuition, the next payment is due September 10th by 4pm to avoid a late fee. Please log in to your myNSCC and check the balance due. If a balance is due please visit, call, or email the Business Office for more information. To accommodate social distancing guidelines our occupancy is set to 2 visitors at a time.

 

Career and Activities

419.267.1330
mjacobs@NorthwestState.edu

Join your classmates on Mondays at 6:00pm for “Campus Conversations” beginning August 24. By joining these weekly Zoom meetings you can connect with the latest information about classes and campus updates. Get answers to questions and stay connected.  Check your NSCC email for details.

Need help managing stress?? Meditation Mondays will kick off again on September 14. This is FREE and available to all learners and NSCC employees. Sessions will be offered by Pure Yoga on Mondays from 9-9:30 and 4:30-5:00 through October 19. Check your NSCC email for details.

Stay connected to the latest career advice and local & regional job postings by visiting CollegeCentral.com/NSCC. This free service provides career opportunities, resume submission and podcast advice on a variety of topics related to your career development.

 

Financial Aid

419.267.1333
FinAid@NorthwestState.edu

If you have not selected your refund preference yet, please do so as soon as possible. Fall refunds will start going out in early October. To set up your refund preference, log in to your myNSCC account, click on Student, Financial Aid, then select “Refund Choices” (located on the right-hand side of the screen). If you need any assistance, please contact our office at FinAid@NorthwestState.edu or by calling 419-267-1333 and we would be happy to assist you either by email, phone, Zoom, or schedule an on-campus appointment with a financial aid representative.

We understand that this is a difficult time for students and their families. If you are experiencing a financial hardship, please do not hesitate to contact our

Financial Resource Counselor. We are happy to assist you with connecting to on-campus and community resources. Please email us at finaid@northweststate.edu or call 419-267-1333 and ask to speak with our Financial Resource Counselor. Your situation will be kept private.

 

Food Pantry

FoodPantry@NorthwestState.edu

The NSCC Food Pantry has resumed its normal hours of operation. We will be open the fourth Wednesday and Thursday of each month from 11:00 am – 1:00 p.m. In order to maintain social distancing and cleaning protocols, we will have bags pre-filled with food and household staple items. Please email us at FoodPantry@NorthwestState.edu to let us know that you plan to visit so we can ensure that we have enough bags ready for pickup each month.

 

Registrar's

419.267.1395
Registrar@NorthwestState.edu

Registrar staff will continue to run processes and will communicate with you via your learner email. 

 

Success Center

419.267.1457
Success@NorthwestState.edu

Tutoring Option

Subject

Available Times


Walk-in Lab in the Success Center (no appointment needed)

Math, Writing, and Computer & Technology

Beginning 8/26
Monday/Thursday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday/Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


Walk-in Lab in the Success Center (no appointment needed)

Accounting and Business

Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM in B201W
Thursday: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM live, remote, or drop-in tutoring


Walk-in Lab in the Success Center (no appointment needed)

Science

To be determined…


E-tutoring (online)

Anatomy & Physiology, Chemistry, Math, Physics, Statistics, & Writing

Anytime VISIT


Individual Tutoring (face-to-face or via Zoom)

Any

Contact the Success Center to schedule times/dates.

 

Counseling

Text NSCCHELP to 419.591.6487

Please if at any point you feel overwhelmed, anxious, or uncertain about anything – reach out to NSCC Counseling Services and text NSCCHELP to 419-591-6487 and someone will respond to your inquiry and assist you with your needs.

 

Take Note

  • Fall courses will be provided in person, along with regularly-scheduled online and hybrid classes.
  • Offsite learning, such as externships and College Credit Plus, etc. will continue as scheduled at the discretion of the administering facility.
  • The last day of the semester is Friday, December 12th - please keep in mind whenever possible courses will be finished remotely after the Thanksgiving break (Nov 30-Dec 12). Please ask your instructor for details. The fall commencement date and format will be announced at a later date.

 

Exams

Contact your faculty regarding exams.


Future Students

For more information, please visit the following links.

Take Note

  • Fall courses will be provided in person, along with regularly-scheduled online and hybrid classes.
  • Offsite learning, such as externships and College Credit Plus, etc. will continue as scheduled at the discretion of the administering facility.

Faculty & Staff

For more information, please visit the following links.

Contacts For Questions

For our students, please direct any questions regarding coursework to your course instructor. For all other areas of inquiry or concern, please contact the NSCC Advising Center at 419.267.1390 or advising@NorthwestState.edu.
For our faculty and staff, please direct all questions to your direct supervisor.
For our friends and neighbors in the community, please direct any questions to our Welcome Desk at 419.267.5511.

Additional Resources

CARES Act Emergency Grant Funds to Students

On Tuesday, May 5, 2020, Northwest State Community College was granted $481,467 in Higher Education Emergency Relief Funding to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. To receive these grants, students must apply through the HEERF Emergency Grant Application, be Title IV eligible, be enrolled at Northwest State Community College during the spring 2020 semester, and have been attending at least one in-person course when courses were switched to remote delivery.
In addition to disbursing these funds, NSCC must report to the public within 30 days of receipt of the funds how the funds are being used and then update this report every 45 days thereafter. Please see our October 10th, 2020 Quarterly Report

Previous Reports

CARES Act Institutional Relief

Northwest State Community College has also been granted $481,466 in emergency relief funds for the Institutional Portion of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Formula Grants Authorized by Section 18004(a)(1) of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES Act, which establishes and funds the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), directs institutions of higher education to use up to 50 percent of funds received under Section 18004(c) of the CARES Act to cover any costs associated with significant changes to the delivery of instruction due to the coronavirus. NSCC must report to the public within 30 days of receipt of the funds how the funds are being used and then update this report every 45 days thereafter. Please see our September 9, 2020 45-day report.

Previous Reports


General Campus Information

Current COVID-19 campus safety requirements for learners, faculty & staff, and visitors are as follows:

  • Learners without an NSCC ID and campus visitors, please use entrance A10 for screening.
  • Learners with an NSCC ID, please use entrances A10, A20, E10, E42, or H20 for screening.
  • Screening includes a no-touch temperature check, NSCC ID scan, and responding to COVID-19 health screening questions.
  • Wear a face covering; a limited number of disposable will be available. Face coverings are required in all spaces on campus unless a face covering accommodation is approved by the accessibility services coordinator.
  • If your temperature is 100.4 degrees or higher, you will not be permitted to enter campus.
  • Practice social distancing.
  • Learner services offices are open:
    • Monday & Tuesday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., on campus and remote
    • Wednesday & Thursday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., on campus and remote
    • Friday: 8 a.m.-noon, remote

Please contact the individual office to see if an on-campus appointment is available, or if the office can better serve you through a virtual visit.