Frequently Asked Questions Related to COVID-19
Students, faculty and staff are expected to stay home when not feeling well, to contact their primary care provider, and to follow quarantine and isolation guidance as outlined by the CDC.
Members of the campus community are responsible for being proactive in their communication with others (i.e. students communicating with faculty; faculty communicating with students/department chairs; staff communicating with managers) if they cannot attend class or be on campus in-person for any length of time.
The College no longer requires weekly COVID-19 testing and is therefore no longer operating a COVID-19 testing center. The College’s Dyson Wellness Center will continue to provide diagnostic COVID-19 testing for symptomatic individuals when medically appropriate.
All campus community members are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including the requisite number of booster shots for those who are eligible.
Per the recently updated executive order by the governor of Illinois, the College no longer requires campus community members to submit proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status, and weekly COVID-19 testing is not required for those who are not fully vaccinated.
While not required, North Central College continues to be a mask-friendly environment. Students, faculty and staff are welcome to wear a mask in any setting if they choose, and the wearing of a mask should not be considered an indication of an individual’s vaccination or health status.
Each instructor is expected to work with students who need to miss class temporarily due to symptoms or illness. Instructors will work with students according to the instructor’s syllabus attendance policy and using methods appropriate for the delivery of the instructor’s specific course content. Instructors are not required to provide a live stream or recording of their courses.