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Feb. 25, 2022 - Effective Feb. 28, 2022

COVID-19 masking policy update

Columbia College has continued to experience a significant drop in COVID-19 case numbers among our students, faculty and staff during the past few weeks. This is consistent with trends we have observed across the county, state and country.

Based on this information, we are implementing an updated COVID-19 policy effective Monday, February 28. Under the new policy, masks will be optional for all faculty, staff, students and guests while on main campus, regardless of vaccination status. Vaccinations are still encouraged as a proven way to mitigate the impact of COVID-19.

There is one important exception to the new relaxed policy. Individual faculty members at the main campus may still require masks to be worn in their respective classrooms. Faculty members will be responsible for clearly communicating this requirement to their students both verbally and in writing.

Campus and community events, meetings, and programs will be mask-optional beginning Monday, February 28.

This policy applies only to the main campus in Columbia. All CCG locations will follow the guidance of their host installation, community college, county and/or state directives.

Thank you for all you have done to keep our college community healthy and for taking our mitigation efforts seriously. Your collective cooperation has paid off and we are pleased to implement this relaxed policy.

Below is a list of several departments who will be able to answer questions you have regarding specific needs. If you are unsure who to contact, please call Student Affairs at (573) 875-7400.

Question Campus resources Phone numbers and email addresses
If you are symptomatic, have been diagnosed with COVID, or are a close contact Student Health Services (573) 875-7423 /
General questions and information Student Affairs (573) 875-7400 /
Questions about housing or meal plan Residential Life (573) 875-7450 /
Questions regarding athletic play or related events Athletics (573) 875-7433 /
Billing and registration questions Enrollment Service Center (573) 875-7252 /
Specific questions regarding International students International Student Services (573) 875-2756 /
Questions regarding academic advising or changing classes Please contact your advisor. Please use CougarTrack to find your advisors contact information.

General Directory Or log in to CougarTrack and use the Directory function in the top right-hand corner to find contact information for other offices or faculty.

Stay well and thank you for your continued flexibility.

Dr. David Russell
President, Columbia College

Dr. Piyusha Singh
Provost and Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs