Today, we’d like to update you on steps the College has taken to
minimize the potential impact of an outbreak. College leadership
is meeting daily to proactively guide Tri-C’s response and
preparation. We will provide additional updates on a regular
basis as the situation unfolds.
Please review the information below and check the Tri-C
website or the KWeb
homepage regularly for updates.
Facilities and Services:
facilities are open and operating as usual. This includes client
events and activities at Corporate College locations. Fitness
centers and pools are closed, effective immediately, reopening
Student and Faculty Guidelines (Academic/Credit Classes):
Face-to-face classes are postponed until March 23, allowing
faculty time to prepare for remote instruction. These classes
will be delivered online or by phone, video conference or other
methods through the end of the semester. Faculty will contact
their students with details within the next week.
• Classes that are currently taught fully or
partially online (blended) will resume as scheduled on March 16.
Blended classes will be taught fully online, with no
• Clinical rotations will continue, unless advised
otherwise by the program manager or instructor. We are currently
evaluating classroom experiences, such as laboratory and
performance classes, and will provide guidance soon.
• There are no changes to the academic calendar or
commencement at this time.
Student and Faculty Guidelines (Workforce/Noncredit Classes):
Workforce training and Corporate College classes will continue
• Encore Campus Fridays and Neighborhood Scholars
classes are postponed until April 1.
• Tri-C Access Centers (at Esperanza, Inc., Olivet
Housing and Community Development Corp., and MetroHealth Medical
Center) will continue operations as long as community partner
locations remain open.
Campus Meetings and Events (Including Athletics:
In keeping with guidance to help prevent the spread of the virus
by limiting large events:
• Athletic events will continue as scheduled;
however, spectators will be limited to immediate families of
student-athletes at all indoor events.
• All College-sponsored campus events are cancelled
until further notice.
• Community and business organization events
scheduled at Tri-C locations, including Corporate College, will
continue at the discretion of the organization holding the
Tri-C Travel Guidance: We have
updated the travel guidance issued on March 5 as follows:
• All College-sponsored international or domestic
travel for faculty, staff and students is suspended until
further notice, with the exception of College-sponsored athletic
The College recommends avoiding personal travel to or through any
country with Level 2 or 3 designation from the CDC. Members of
the College community returning from travel to or through Level
2 and 3 countries are required to self-isolate for 14 days.
Consult the CDC
website for updates, and check our public
website for the full updated policy.
We will continue to evaluate new information as it becomes
available and provide timely updates to the entire College
community. Your understanding as guidelines shift in response to
emerging information is greatly appreciated.
If you have questions, email Today@Tri-C.edu,
and we will do our best to provide answers as we work through
In the meantime, let’s work together to keep everyone healthy
President and CEO of Tri -C.