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Coronavirus: What You Need to Know

Guidance for MC Students and Employees
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Montgomery College Is Open Remotely – 
Access to All Campuses Is Restricted

What to Do Until Further Notice:

  • Unless specifically approved, all students, employees, faculty and staff should stay at home.
  • Continue remote work, limited on-site work for approved positions in phases/staggered shifts.
  • Wear face coverings in public/practice social distancing.
  • All College-sponsored travel will be restricted.
  • No facilities or athletic field rentals or community use.
  • No student-sponsored events hosted on College campuses.
Operating Status for Current and Upcoming Semesters/Terms

Most classes are fully online. Students in some programs may come to campus for some lab sessions.

If you are required to come to campus, follow the Health and Safety Guidance.

All classes will be fully online in a five-week session. Register now.

Until the end of spring break in March 2021, most classes will be fully online. Students in some programs may come to campus for some lab sessions. We will reevaluate closer to spring break. Register now.

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7-week/15-week Classes

Spring 2021 courses will be held in both 15-week and seven-week formats.

These are the four scheduling options for spring courses: 

  • Full semester courses: 15 weeks long (January 25 through May 16) 
  • Spring 2021 Part 1 courses: Seven weeks long (January 25 through March 14)
  • Spring 2021 Part 2 courses: Seven weeks long (March 29 through May 16)
  • Two-week late-starting courses: 13 weeks long (February 8 through May 16)

Find out more about 7-week/15-week Classes in the Student FAQ.

Search the spring class schedule

Coronavirus Topics

  • Students Guidance: Resources and information on classes, student services, emergency financial assistance, and more.
  • Faculty Guidance: Faculty resources and information on remote instruction.
  • Employee Guidance: Resources and information on working from home, time sheets, essential personnel, and more.
  • Health and Safety: Resources and information. 
  • Communications: Memos and videos from the Office of the President, as well as College memos and updates.
  • Resilient MC: MC’s approach to health and safety, decision-making, and details about the steps Montgomery College is taking to help keep you safe.
  • FAQs: Frequently asked questions and answers for students, faculty, and employees.
  • County, State, and Federal Resources: External information on health, parenting, rent relief, and other topics.

A Message From the President

Throughout the ongoing pandemic, Montgomery College has prioritized the health and safety of its students and employees above all else. As we move into the next phase of teaching, learning, and working, this will continue to guide all of our decisions about the structure of our education programs and delivery of key services. Read more of the message from Dr. DeRionne Pollard and find out more about Resilient MC.

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