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Columbia State Response to the Coronavirus

Advising and registration is open for summer and fall classes. Apply online today!

All summer classes and services are in a virtual format, including online workforce training opportunities. Faculty and staff are available by email and phone. College campuses are not accessible except for approved appointments and labs.

Latest Message:

5/26/20

Computer Lab Access

Beginning June 1st, 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. Appointments should be made at least one day prior. A video is available at https://youtu.be/lmCjSHAfjP8 to show students how to make appointments.

Locations and days and times of lab availability follows:

Columbia Campus

  • Location: Finney Library 1st Floor
  • Days and Times: Monday - Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Williamson Campus

  • Location: FADM 207
  • Days and Times: Monday - Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Lawrence Campus

  • Location: LCC 115
  • Days and Times: Monday and Wednesday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Lewisburg Campus

  • Location: LBS 118
  • Days and Times: Tuesday and Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Clifton Campus

  • Location: CLIF 102
  • Days and Times: Tuesday and Thursday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Admissions Recruiter Hotline

Columbia State is offering an admissions recruiter hotline through Zoom for individuals with questions about applying to Columbia State and those wanting to learn more about the college’s academic programs. 

“The admissions team at Columbia State understands the uncertainty and challenges facing the community during the COVID-19 crisis,” said Jill Riley, Columbia State chief enrollment services officer and director of admissions. “We are transitioning to virtual experiences to assist prospective students and their families. We are excited to offer a recruiter hotline, which is a virtual space where students can drop in to ask questions about admissions, academic programs and enrollment.”

Recruiters are available Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. via Zoom to answer your questions.

Click Columbia State Offers Admissions Recruiter Hotline to read full story.


College officials continue to monitor the latest news and recommendations regarding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in concert with local public health officials. The health and safety of our college community is a priority, and we have a preparedness plan in place for contagious illnesses.


College Offices

  • Faculty and staff are available by email and phone. College campuses are not accessible except for approved appointments and labs. 

Campus Tours

  • All campus tours are suspended until further notice.

Workforce and Continuing Education Classes


Help prevent the spread of illness by taking steps to protect yourself and others:

  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick. 

If you are sick, to keep from spreading respiratory illness to others:

  • Do not go to school or work if you are sick. Stay home, except to get medical care.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.  

Help prevent the spread of misinformation. Visit the CDC website for the most up-to-date and accurate information about the coronavirus.

As a reminder, anyone that is experiencing flu-like symptoms should stay home and seek medical care as needed.

The CDC is reporting increased concerns of spread in the United States. We encourage you to be aware of the symptoms of the coronavirus, which are similar to the flu and include a fever, cough and shortness of breath.

For more information about the coronavirus, visit www.cdc.gov/COVID19. Information can also be found on the Tennessee Department of Health website at www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov.html.