Covid-19 Information - Updated August 26th, 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

CAMPUS IS OPEN

Offices are operating on summer hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 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

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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.

Take Note

  • Summer courses are being provided via remote learning delivery only.
  • 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

  • Summer courses are being provided via remote learning delivery only.
  • 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 find our August 25, 2020 45-Day 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.