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Fall 2021 Student Resources

We're Back on Campus!

Students can stop by any campus on Monday - Frriday for assistance, 7:45 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Evening services are available at the Columbia Campus until 6 p.m. Faculty and staff are also available by email and phone. 

How Do I Attend My First Week of Courses

Should Students Report to Campus the week of August 23?

The answer to that question will depend on the type of class.  Most classes will not meet on campus during the first week. Go to First Week of Courses link below to learn more.

Types of Courses Offered

The Fall 2021 course schedule includes several instructional formats.

First Week of Courses

Plans for Fall 2021 Semester

Academic Calendar

Fall: The last day to register for the Fall 2021 full term is August 17. Classes begin August 23 and final exams will be held December 4-10. View the Academic Calendar for Fall 2021.

Class Schedule

The fall course schedule will include several instructional formats: on-ground classes, live-streaming Desktop Video Conferencing (DVC) via Zoom, online, and hybrid. Check out our Get Started for Fall 2021 page for more information regarding class formats.

Additional Information for Types of Courses and Locations

Virtual Advising Hotline

Need Help Registering for Classes or Changing Your Schedule?

Advisors will be available via a Virtual Advising Hotline to assist students with registering for classes or changing your schedule.

If you haven't registered, don't wait. You can also book an advising appointment through Navigate.

Learn More About Virtual Advising
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!

Learn More About Online Learning Guide
Campus Access Guide for Students
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Guidelines for accessing Columbia State campuses during the fall semester:
• Must have a temperature less than 100.4 to access campus.
• Masks are to be worn regardless of vaccination status.
• Are asked to practice and promote the expectations of the Responsible Charger Promise.
• Practice social distancing of at least 6 feet.

Review Campus Access guidelines.

Employees should follow the campus access procedures outlined on the COVID-19 Employee Resources tab in ChargerNet.
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.
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Technology Related Problem?
If you're having trouble logging onto Online Campus or accessing your email, please contact Information Technology Helpdesk.
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Schedule a Virtual Appointment

Need an appointment with an advisor?
Virtual appointments are available now.

You are not required to make an appointment with your assigned advisor. However, you should make an appointment with an advisor from the appropriate academic division.

If you need to make a first-time advising appointment, watch First-time Appointment Video.