STCC Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

This website provides the latest campus news and comprehensive information about the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the STCC community.

STCC is closely monitoring coronavirus (COVID-19) developments and is in constant contact with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The college is also following guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control.

STCC is online this fall with limited low-density labs. This will continue in the spring 2021 term.

STCC student and faculty support services are available online. If in need of assistance or information, please contact the relevant office via email.

Stop the Spread

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Face Coverings

Face coverings are mandatory, except in cases where an individual requests an accommodation. Be advised that no one will be allowed to enter the building without a face covering. Individuals are urged to properly cover their nose and mouth. Specific campus or lab mask protocols must be adhered to. Students attending clinicals or co-ops must also adhere to site-specific protocols.

CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), enables STCC to provide eligible students with grant support to help you cover expenses incurred due to campus disruption related to COVID-19. Apply for funding from STCC through the CARES Act.

Support STCC Students

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Recent Campus Updates

COVID-19 Testing Results and Holiday Guidance
November 23 - Last week (11/16 -11/20), 168 tests were administered on campus, of those tests, two were inclusive and two were positive. Massachusetts developed new guidelines for people who have had close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

Holiday Safety COVID-19 Testing Results
November 16 - Last week (11/9 -11/13), 60 tests were administered, with 2 tests that were inclusive and have to be repeated. One of those was repeated and it was negative. STCC encourages members of the STCC community to stay safe and healthy during the Thanksgiving holiday.

COVID-19 Testing Results
November 10 - Last week (11/2-11/6), 52 tests were administered, with 1 positive test indicated in addition to another positive test that was administered off-campus over the weekend.

Frequently Asked Questions About STCC Campus Repopulation Plan
October 13 - Updates to the STCC Campus Repopulation Plan and on-campus policies FAQ

Spring Semester Planning
October 7 - This spring 2021 semester STCC will offer online classes, on-campus low-density labs for health and STEM programs, and continue remote operations and student services.

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Health Resources

Learn how STCC protects you and best practices to protect yourself.