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Fall 2020 Student Resources

 

Plans for Fall 2020 Semester

Academic Calendar

The academic calendar has not changed. It stands as published with classes beginning August 24, 2020, and final exams occurring December 5-11. View the Academic Calendar for Fall 2020.

Fall Class Schedule

The fall course schedule will include several instructional formats; live streaming (Desktop Video Conferencing – DVC), hybrid, online and a limited number of small-group, on-ground classes. Check out our Get Started for Fall 2020 page for more information regarding class formats.

Virtual Online Learning Guide

Check out this Virtual Online Learning Guide that will give you a brief overview of what you need to know for fall such as what to expect in online classes, how to log in to Online Campus, technology requirements and more!

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Campus Access Requirements for Students
Campus Protocol for safety measures for Covid-19

Guidelines for accessing Columbia State campuses during the fall semester.
  • Complete the Safe Health Questionnaire and receive an "APPROVED" confirmation for campus access.
  • Must have a temperature less than 100.4 to access campus.
  • Face masks are required while on campus.
  • Are asked to practice and promote the expectations of the Responsible Charger Promise.
  • Make an appointment to access campus or be a member of a class that is scheduled to meet on campus.
  • Make appointments for computer labs 24 hours prior to use.
  • Check in at the specified campus check-in desk when arriving on campus.
  • Practice social distancing of at least 6 feet.
Read the full list of requirements
testing lab Testing Services Limited testing services are available by appointment only at the Columbia Campus. Students/clients must comply with CDC guidelines outlined in Columbia State's COVID-19 Plan. On-Ground Testing Services
computer lab Computer Lab Access Students will have limited access (by appointment only) to computers on each campus. Students must make appointments via EAB Navigate by selecting the campus and an available time on that campus. Times & Locations
online tutoring available for students Zoom and Online Tutoring Free Zoom tutoring, facilitated by Columbia State's full-time TLC staff and adjunct faculty, is available during the semester. Free real-time, online tutoring is available 24/7 through Smarthinking. Online Tutoring
Technology Loan Program
If you don't have access to a computer and/or internet, please complete the Technology Access Form so that we can try to provide assistance in identifying potential solutions.
Technology Access Form
Columbia State shield with words Online Campus How to Log in to Online Campus Learn how to log on to your Online Campus, display all courses, view course announcements, find assignments, discussions, quizzes and access grades. Online Campus Instructions
student worker helping someone on the phone Get Started with Zoom Check out this helpful document on getting started using Zoom. Zoom Instructions
mental health & self-care tips Mental Health & Self-Care Tips The Counseling Center at Columbia State understands this is a very apprehensive time for many. We offer appointments, tips and suggestions that might be helpful during this time. Appointments, Tips and Suggestions
Technology Related Problem?
If you're having trouble logging onto Online Campus or accessing your email, please contact Information Technology Helpdesk.
IT Helpdesk

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