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

COVID-19 Safety

Face Coverings

Face coverings are mandatory on-campus, except in cases where an individual requests an accommodation. Be advised that no one will be allowed to enter a 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.

Testing

STCC is providing free surveillance testing for students, faculty, and staff who are physically on campus this semester. Surveillance testing is not intended for persons seeking testing for post-travel, post-exposure, or COVID-19-like symptoms. In these cases, please seek drive-through or other clinic-based testing options such as those found through local healthcare facilities and at the Stop-the-Spread website.

Case Reporting

If you are a student or employee; have been on-campus; and are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, have a confirmed or probable case of COVID-19, returned from out of state travel, or had close or possible contact with someone with COVID-19 please complete the COVID-19 Case Management Form to help us track and prevent cases.

COVID-19 Financial Aid

The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA), 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 CRRSAA Act.

Support STCC Students

Text “STCC” to 50155 to give today, or visit our online giving page to make a gift we can put into the hands of our students!

Recent Campus Updates

May 10 COVID-19 Testing Results
During the week of (5/3-5/7), 80 tests were administered on campus, of those tests, 79 tests came back negative and one positive. On Friday, April 30, an STCC employee reported testing positive. They were last on campus April 29. On Tuesday, May 4, an STCC employee reported testing positive. They were last on campus April 30. On Friday, April 30, an STCC student reported testing positive. They were last on campus April 29. On Monday, May 3 an STCC student reported testing positive. They are fully-remote and have not been on campus this semester. On Thursday, May 6 an STCC student reported testing positive. They were last on campus in March.

May 3: COVID-19 Testing Results
During the week of (4/26-4/30), 101 tests were administered on campus, of those tests, 100 tests came back negative. On Friday, April 30, an STCC employee reported testing positive. They were last on campus April 29. Additionally, a student reported testing positive and was last on campus Thursday, April 29.

April 27: COVID-19 Testing Results
During the week of (4/19-4/23), 101 tests were administered on campus, of those tests, 99 tests came back negative. One was positive. That positive test was of a student who was on campus Friday, April 23 for testing. Another student reported testing positive at an off-campus testing site. They were last on campus April 15.

April 20: COVID-19 Testing Results
During the week of (4/12-4/16), 102 tests were administered on-campus, and of those tests, zero positive tests were indicated. Additionally, zero positive tests conducted off-campus were reported.

April 20: Statement Regarding COVID Vaccines and the Fall 2021 Semester
The Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges strongly urges our students, employees, and all in our college communities to receive a COVID-19 vaccination as soon as they are able.

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Health Resources

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