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What's Next?

Your guide to 2020 Fall quarter at #SCC

With your health and safety in mind, let's see what college looks like next quarter.

High-quality instruction in a safe and supporting environment

In-person and online -- you choose

At Spokane Community College, we know you expect and rely on access to world-class facilities and face-to-face instruction taught by outstanding faculty. Which is why Fall Quarter will be highlighted by a large number of in-person programs and courses returning to campus. Each quarter will also include a strong offering of online and hybrid courses for students who prefer that modality of delivery. 

Courses are currently scheduled and designed to both provide students the opportunity to engage in learning while following safety protocols. If a course is scheduled as an online course the student will retain the right to stay online throughout the quarter and not attend in person if they choose.

Check our "Student Services" tab for up-to-date hours and availability, including in-person services under "What's Open?"

Steps we're taking to help keep you healthy

At SCC we will continue to meet all health and safety guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including the wearing of face coverings by all, safe distancing between people, regular cleaning of the room and equipment, and hand sanitizer or hand washing.

  • Complete thorough and detailed cleaning of entire facility, with focus on high contact areas that would be touched by both students and personnel.
  • Maintaining physical distancing of 6 feet for extended periods of >15 minutes.
  • Adhering to state and federal law for health and safety during COVID 19 including WA State's "Safe Start" guidelines.


 

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Health and safety above all else

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A mix of in-person, online and hybrid courses

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Student Services

 

Bigfoot Virtual Lounges

To better help with remote access to our virtual campus, SCC outreach staff will be holding Zoom virtual rooms for several hours each day, Monday through Thursday.

 

Outreach and Information

Phone: 509-533-8227
Email: shelby.dickinson@scc.spokane.edu
Campus Tours Phone: 509-533-8687
Email: ramona.barhorst@scc.spokane.edu


What's Open?



 

> Open with limited access

Student Services:

SCC Student Services will resume on-ground services to the public beginning Aug. 6 during limited business hours. Services will be offered by appointment only with the exception of visitors to Bigfoot Central (Building 15).

Remote services hours and contact information can be found on the SCC Remote Student Services page.

Testing Center:

The SCC Testing Center will begin opening to the public on Thursday, July 30 by appointment only. Summer hours will be Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Start dates of the proctored tests that will be available this summer are listed below. With the exception of Pearson Vue, students may schedule their appointment by contacting the Testing Center at scc.testing@scc.spokane.edu or 509-533-7074

July 30

  • Pearson Vue (GED only by special permission from Pearson Vue) – up to 15 tests per day. Students are required to make their appointment through Pearson Vue. Please note, due to Pearson Vue contract requirements testing appointments will be available for both SCC students and non-students.

August 6

  • Accuplacer up to 16 students per day or pre-CASAS up to 12 student per day (we will alternate days depending on demand).
  • DSS Testing Accommodations – up to 10 students per day.
  • Classroom Testing Exceptions – Use the Proctored Testing Exception Form to request an exception. Please note that based on the current safety requirements we are unable to proctor classroom testing carte blanche, but will accommodate as many exception requests as possible.

 


 

> Limited or online services only

Bookstore

Virtual until Fall Quarter.

> Closed until further notice

Dining Services/Café

Closed until Fall Quarter.

 

Recreation facilities

We anticipate the Walter S. Johnson Sports Center and other recreational facilities will open during Phase 3 of Governor Jay Inslee's reopening plan.
The Walter S. Johnson Sports Complex pictured in Fall 2019



 

Northern Counties

For hours of operation, contact each center below or email: NorthernCounties@scc.spokane.edu.

Colville: 509-685-2120
Inchelium: 509-722-3702
Ione: 509-442-4290
Newport: 509-447-3835
Republic: 509-775-3675
 
Newport and Colville’s computer labs will be opened with limited availability while practicing social distancing.


Running Start

Newport/Ione Center
Contact: Kris Cornelis
1204 W. Fifth Street
Newport, Wash. 99156
509-279-6973

Colville/Inchelium/Republic Center
Contact: Dawn Young
985 S. Elm Street
Colville, Wash. 99114
509-279-6709
 

The Spokane Community College parking lot outside of Building 1. The Spokane Community College parking lot outside of Building 1.


Technology Resources


> WiFi and internet access

SCC already has free WiFi access across campus and now we've extended our coverage to several parking lots. Students can now find coverage in parking lot 2, near the Walter S. Johnson Sports Center.


> Online Print Requests

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Yes, we are currently taking online request for student print jobs with a curbside pick-up service. Please fill out the Print Request form.

 

For Our Students


Advising and Counseling

 

> Advising for new students

New students are welcome to meet with a Counselor at wscounseling@scc.spokane.edu or 509-533-7026 for support at any point in on-boarding. We encourage you to be proactive in scheduling an appointment if you have questions or need help.

Contact the Registration office at 509-533-8860 or scc.reg-office@scc.spokane.edu if you need to speak with Curriculum Advisors to enter a program, or the Curriculum Advisor directly via their email or phone. While on remote operations, voicemails are being checked multiple times a day.

> Advising for current students

Schedule counseling appointments by calling the Counseling Front Desk 509-533-7026 or by email: WSCounseling@scc.spokane.edu. Appointments are available via phone or Zoom or students can request email follow-up/assistance.

Contact the curriculum advisor directly to get more information about their program of study (quarter start, orientation date, number of students accepted, etc.) once entry requirements (NSO and other Admissions requirements) are completed.

> Class scheduling

SCC plans to offer a mixture of on-line and on-campus classes for fall quarter. We can help you work with counselors to plan courses for fall quarter, and ensure you're keeping contact with Counseling and Registration for the most up to date information on class formats and offerings
 



 
The SCC Learning and Resource Center sign picture in fall 2019 The SCC Learning and Resource Center sign picture in fall 2019



 

Same quality of classes, fraction of the price

SCC's tuition and fees will remain the most affordable in the Spokane area and will alow us to provide the services, resources and class you need to be successful, regardless whether they're online or in-person.



 

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In-person and online student services, including tutoring and libraries

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Commitment to providing no-cost food through the in-person Food Pantry

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Multiple WiFi hotspot locations, including in parking lots



 

Adult Basic Education and Running Start

 

Stay Informed

A bus stop at Spokane Community College pictured in Fall 2019 A bus stop at Spokane Community College pictured in Fall 2019


 

Where can I find information in different languages?

The Washington State Department of Health website has information in 11 languages.

 
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Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act

Community Colleges of Spokane will update this page when any relevant developments occur. This page was last updated Tuesday, July 28, 2020.