covid: News

Stay Safe, Cyclones
August 2, 2021

SCTCC is implementing masking requirements effective Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 at the direction of Minnesota State and guidance from the CDC and Minnesota Dept. of Health.

The CDC and MDH recently updated guidance recommending everyone, regardless of vaccination status, wear face coverings...

Stay SAfe, Cyclones
May 19, 2021

On Friday, May 14, 2021, Governor Walz issued Executive Order 21-23 which lifted Minnesota’s statewide mask requirement, aligning with new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance on face coverings.

Throughout the pandemic, we have aligned to the Governor’s Executive Orders and...

Practical Nursing students in Onamia
April 22, 2021

The SCTCC Practical Nursing Students had some first-hand (or first-arm) experience with giving COVID-19 vaccinations on April 15-16.

Onamia was looking for extra help administering vaccines, and Connie Frisch, the Director of Nursing, saw it as a perfect opportunity for the PN students....

Stay Safe, Cyclones
April 16, 2021

Vaccination Availability

Sign up in as many places as you can and take the first shot that becomes available to you (individuals between the age of 16 and 18 are only eligible for the Pfizer vaccine).  The following are some sites you may access to sign up for a vaccine...

February 25, 2021

Carol Brewer, Director of Safety and Security, has important travel information to share about traveling over spring break.

Travel is not advised over spring break. Educate yourself on where you are going and the risk level associated with it and any restrictions. 

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August 17, 2020

EDIT: The health screening has been discontinued as of May 23, 2021.

The top priorities at SCTCC include protecting the health and safety of our students, visitors, faculty, and staff, along with supporting our students as the continue their progress toward their educational...

Campus News
May 18, 2020

St. Cloud Technical & Community College is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for our students, faculty, staff, and members of our campus community. To ensure that, we have developed this Back-to-Campus Preparedness Plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic utilizing...

Simon P - IT student
April 19, 2020

Even though SCTCC’s classrooms are empty and social distancing is a way of life, a small group of students comes to campus every day to complete their schoolwork, appropriately distanced, of course. A few set up their laptops in the Commons and attend class via Zoom or do homework, take tests....

April 16, 2020

We get it – things are not ideal right now. Adjusting to online classes in the middle of a semester is not easy for anyone, but SCTCC students who are also parents have the extra stress of adjusting to online classes for themselves AND their kids. We put together some tips for parents out there...

Taylor Root
April 8, 2020

“I feel like my world has been flipped around,” says Taylor Root. Lots of people are feeling the same way right now, but Root has a different take on it: “I also wouldn’t change a thing.”

The SCTCC Practical Nursing student is set to graduate this May, and on top of figuring out online...

N95 Masks
April 2, 2020

With the shortage of masks for healthcare workers, it seems like finding buried treasure when we at SCTCC find box after box of N95 masks - 800 masks, to be exact. 

SCTCC had a supply from the avian flu, and health courses use the masks as part of the instruction process. 


Paramedicine at SCTCC
March 30, 2020

When CentraCare asks for ventilators during a pandemic, there's no other response than "yes."

SCTCC had received two ventilators from CentraCare to use in the Nursing and Paramedicine programs, where students used them on mannequins to learn how to use them on patients when out in the...

Campus News
March 29, 2020

This evening, March 29, we received a directive from the Executive Branch that holding in-person instruction, even as we had planned with social distancing and CDC cleaning standards, should be delayed for at least two weeks.  This is a change in their guidance from earlier this week.


Online Town Halls
March 24, 2020

SCTCC students are invited to join college reps to ask questions about how we are moving forward with the rest of the 2020 spring semester. Five Zoom meetings are scheduled March 26-27 and will be recorded and posted to YouTube for those who can't make it.

These town halls will be open...

image of laptop keyboard
March 23, 2020

Please note: This page was published 3-23-20. For current information on how to access resources at SCTCC, visit the Fall 2020 Plan for Student Success web page

What's open and what's closed at SCTCC during the COVID-19 pandemic? To help reduce the...