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Columbia State Transition Plan – Phase II
Campus Access Guide for our Students and Community

Phase II Begins June 1, 2021

In-Person Assistance:

  • In-person assistance is available at all campus locations on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays (7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.).           
  • For in-person assistance with admissions and financial aid, no appointment necessary.
  • For advising, appointments are strongly recommended to assist Advisors in being prepared for the student; many faculty are off contract during the summer. Appointments will take precedence over walk-ins. Division Offices may also prefer appointments. The Virtual Hotline will continue on Wednesdays.
  • Students have access to the Library and computer labs.

Campus Tours

Campus Tours available! (Tour groups will be limited in size.)

Virtual Assistance

Virtual Assistance opportunities continue to remain available Monday through Thursday, 7:45 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., and Fridays, 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Scheduled College Classes

Summer classes scheduled to meet on campus will meet on days as noted in the course schedule or as directed by the instructor.

Safety Protocols for Access

  • All individuals who are fully vaccinated may be on campus in buildings mask free. All individuals who are not fully vaccinated should wear a mask while in a building.

  • Because vaccination identity is not required and because of the confusion and safety questions arising from who is and who is not vaccinated, there may be fully vaccinated individuals who wish to continue wearing masks in some situations. There may be other fully vaccinated individuals who feel the need to continue wearing masks because of health concerns. Columbia State supports fully vaccinated individuals making their own individual choice as to whether to discontinue or continue to wear masks.

  • Practice and abide by social distancing (6 feet in distance) in interactions with others.

  • Unvaccinated individuals who have been directly exposed to someone with COVID-19 within the past 14 days are not to come to campus until they complete a 10-day quarantine period. They should not attend any in-person meetings/events on campus until after the 10-day quarantine period.

  • Individuals who have a temperature of 100.4 or greater are not to come to campus.

  • Abide by the Charger Promise. 

Consideration of Others

Our current environment continues to be challenging in old and new ways. As we return from our remote locations, I ask that each of us be mindful of the concerns and issues of others. 

Plan Updates

As we make this transition and learn from our actions, other protocols may be developed or implemented as needed. 

Updated May 20, 2021

Campus Tours Learn about scheduling a campus tour for any of our campuses. Columbia and Williamson tours are on Tuesdays and Thursdays. All other campuses, call campus to schedule an appointment. Tours
Virtual Zoom Advising Learn about Virtual Advising available on Wednesdays (11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. or 3 -5 p.m.) and speak with one of our College Success Advisors. Advising