Safe Return — College Updates

Missouri's community colleges are vitally important to the communities we serve. Here you will find the unique reopening plans developed by each college for the 2020-21 academic year. Please note the information that appears on this page may change as conditions change and will be updated as they are made available. Each college will keep faculty, staff, and students updated electronically on individualized plans, timelines, and specific changes.

Returning to our campuses while ensuring safety for faculty, staff, and students is a tremendous undertaking. If you have any questions, please contact the appropriate college media liaison.

Institution Date Updates and Resources
Crowder College
7/8/2020  In a joint release, Missouri Southern State University and Crowder College announced plans to require masks when fall classes begin. More information » 
East Central College
5/14/2020  Back to Campus Reopening Plan »
Jefferson College
Metropolitan Community College
Kansas City
6/3/2020  The fall 2020 course schedule includes various modes of instruction. More information »
Mineral Area College
Park Hills
Moberly Area Community College
North Central Missouri College
5/21/2020  NCMC will be offering both online and on-campus courses for fall 2020. More information »
Ozarks Technical Community College

To maximize the number of in-person classes early in the semester (before a predicted surge could potentially cause public health officials to mandate an alteration to OTC’s course delivery method), adjustments have been made to the fall academic calendar.

  • First day of classes: Monday, Aug. 24
  • Fall Break, scheduled for Oct. 12 and 13, is canceled
  • Thanksgiving Break is extended from Sunday, Nov. 22 through Sunday, Nov. 29 (Saturday classes scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 21 will be held as scheduled)
  • The last day of final exams is Friday, Dec. 18
More information »
St. Charles Community College
3/30/2020  SCC will deliver the summer semester remotely only. More information »
St. Louis Community College
St. Louis
State Fair Community College
State Fair
5/14/2020  Return to Campus Plan » 
Three Rivers College
Poplar Bluff
  • Staff returned to campus May 4
  • Student registration is available in-person and online
  • All summer classes are online
  • Fall semester begins Aug. 17 and will include face-to-face and online classes