COVID-19 Info & links

School mascot posing with mask

Watch this video to learn what campus looks like.

Fall semester safety measures include:

  • Protective shields installed at frontline service counters
  • Campus signage with guidance on health safety practices and requirements
  • Increased cleaning and sanitization protocols
  • Hand sanitizer dispensers located in classrooms and high traffic locations
  • Reduced capacity classrooms with distanced desks and workstations
  • Limited foodservice offerings with single-service meals in West Burlington
  • Special screening and quarantine requirements for residence hall students
  • Increased availability of student services via phone, videoconference, or online delivery

 

STUDENTS: COVID-19 FAQ EMPLOYEES: COVID-19 INFO VISITORS: CAMPUS GUIDELINES SCC'S COVID-19 INFORMATION SITE

 

Think you've been exposed? Here's what to do.

As recommended by the CDC, even if you test negative for COVID-19 or feel healthy, you must self-quarantine or self-isolate as directed below because symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus.

Scenario

What to Do Contact Instructors Return Policy

Do you feel sick? (fever, cough, respiratory symptoms, or COVID-19/flu-like symptoms)

DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS
AND
Call or email Test Iowa - (515) 575-2131
AND
Complete the Student Absence Form 

Email each of your instructors to make arrangements for class assignments while you are absent.

Only return after you:

Self-isolate for 10 days from the date your symptoms began AND

Are fever-free for at least 24 hours without fever-reducing medication AND

Symptoms have improved AND 

Receive approval to return to campus from VP Student Affairs.

Have you recently been in close contact (less than 6 ft distance for 15+ consecutive minutes) with someone who tested positive for COVID-19? 

DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS
AND
Call or email Test Iowa, (515) 575-2131
AND
Complete the Student Absence Form 

Email each of your instructors to make arrangements for class assignments while you are absent.

Only return after you:

Self-quarantine for 14 days from the date of your exposure AND

Are fever-free for at least 24 hours without fever-reducing medication AND

Symptoms have improved AND 

Receive approval to return to campus from VP Student Affairs.

Even if you have not experienced symptoms, you must quarantine for 14 days.

Have you recently been in close contact or been made aware of your exposure to someone with COVID-19, and subsequently tested POSITIVE yourself?

DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS
AND
Complete the Student Absence Form.

Email each of your instructors to make arrangements for class assignments while you are out.

Only return after you:

Self-quarantine for at least 10 days from the date of your test AND

Are fever-free for at least 24 hours without fever-reducing medication AND

Symptoms have improved AND 

Receive approval to return to campus from VP Student Affairs.

Even if you have not experienced symptoms, you must quarantine for 14 days.

Have you recently been in close contact or been made aware of your exposure to someone with COVID-19, and subsequently tested NEGATIVE yourself?

DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS
AND
Complete the Student Absence Form.

Email each of your instructors to make arrangements for class assignments while you are absent.

Only return after you:

Self-quarantine for 14 days from the date of your exposure AND

Are fever-free for at least 24 hours without fever-reducing medication AND

Symptoms have improved AND 

Receive approval to return to campus from VP Student Affairs.

Even if you have not experienced symptoms, you must quarantine for 14 days.

Have you been diagnosed or tested positive with COVID-19?

DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS
AND
Complete the Student Absence Form.

Email each of your instructors to make arrangements for class assignments while you are absent.

Only return after you:

Self-isolate for 10 days from the date your symptoms began AND

Are fever-free for at least 24 hours without fever-reducing medication AND

Symptoms have improved AND 

Receive approval to return to campus from VP Student Affairs.

What if your symptoms begin while you are on campus? 

GO HOME IMMEDIATELY
(Resident students return to your dorm room and contact your residence life coordinator at jmcvey@scciowa.edu)
AND
Call or email Test Iowa, (515) 575-2131
AND
Complete the Student Absence Form.

Email each of your instructors to make arrangements for class assignments while you are absent.

Only return after you:

Self-isolate for 10 days from the date your symptoms began AND

Are fever-free for at least 24 hours without fever-reducing medication AND

Symptoms have improved AND 

Receive approval to return to campus from VP Student Affairs.

 

Contact Us

Offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm

Give us a call at (319) 208-5000

Helpful Links

Student Support Center

Mental Health Outreach

Test Iowa

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

The college will continue to follow the guidance given by the Iowa Department of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other health professionals and experts.