COVID-19 Updates


Kaskaskia College Return to Campus Plan

July 7, 2020


As Illinois enters “Phase 4” of the Governor’s Restore Illinois Plan, Kaskaskia College is excited to offer more face-to-face services.

The following is the general guidance of the Kaskaskia College Return to School Plan, which will go into effect on July 1. These guidelines were created for your safety and to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local directives.

Please understand that because of the changing nature of COVID-19 and the Governor’s Restore Illinois Plan, this information may change without notice.

As students, many of you may wish to learn more about the various modes of instruction Kaskaskia College is delivering this fall. More details on the plan for Fall 2020 courses are listed as an attachment and link below. Additionally, Kaskaskia College staff and academic advisors are ready and available to discuss your needs and options for your education pathway.

Restore Illinois Phase 4 Return to Campus Plan (KC Phase II)

Limited Face to Face Transition Period– July 6, 2020 

  • Beginning Monday, July 6, 2020: The Main Campus, Crisp Technology Center, and the Education Centers are open for students and employees with essential appointments, business, and/or approved classes.
  • Beginning Monday, July 6, 2020: Employees at all locations will resume normal summer work schedules. Please note that remote working may continue, and staff will be readily available to assist you remotely.
  • All students/visitors and employees are required to self-assess their health conditions prior to entry by utilizing the KC prescreening tool available on the KC Connect Mobile App, the Kaskaskia College website, or here: https://form.jotform.com/201484073821047. Students, visitors, and employees may be requested to provide proof of screening completion upon entry and throughout the day
  • A mask is required indoors, except for employees in private offices and work areas where no social interaction is occurring.
  • Requirements for social distancing, face coverings, and hand sanitizing will be provided on signage at the designated entrances (see below) and other key locations.
  • Employees and visitors on campus will be required to maintain the six-foot social distancing guidelines and the maximum of 50-person group interaction guidelines. The college will follow the Illinois Community College Board and Restore Illinois guidelines.
  • The following entrances will be open:
    • Students/visitors with appointments or other essential business – HB Building – double doors southeast of the clock tower.
    • Students attending Health and Professional Careers Building (HPC) Courses: west entrance northeast of clock tower
    • Students attending Nursing Building: North double doors.
    • Students attending Agricultural Education Center (AEC): North double doors
    • Main Building – HB, ST, L, AD – two sets of automatic double doors on the east side of ST and west side of HB, above and below the pedestrian bridge (AD and L).
    • Students/employees at Crisp Technology Center and Education Centers: Crisp west entrance – ceremonial main entrances at the education centers with exception to Greenville Education Center please use the rear door adjacent to the parking lot.
  • Deep cleaning and disinfecting of frequently used and “high touch” spaces continues at all facilities.
  • Food Service and vending will be limited until further notice. Students, visitors, and employees can bring their own food. A microwave is available for use at each person’s discretion. The College is seeking alternative solutions through area vendors to increase food options for staff and students. Please note all large gatherings will be prohibited until further notice.
  • Beginning Aug. 1, 2020
    • Employees resume normal work schedules at the campus and/or remote locations while adhering to the Restore Illinois guidelines. Department supervisors may re-arrange workspaces as needed. Employees are required to complete training upon returning to work. Safe College’s training will be monitored by the College Human Resources Department

Students and visitors with questions can submit them to Covid19@kaskaskaskia.edu

We understand these are truly unprecedented times, however, please note that this institution and its staff are taking every precaution necessary to keep you safe while you continue your academy journey with us. As we adapt to the “new norm”, we believe this plan is an important step as we prepare to provide fall classes in a safe method that places importance on the health and well-being of everyone. We thank you for Trusting Us with your future. We are committed to you.

Thank you for choosing Kaskaskia College. #WeAreKC!

George M. Evans
President – Kaskaskia College Class of 2000
gevans@kaskaskia.edu

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