Chattanooga State Closing Campus To Public

Chattanooga, TN (WDEF) – Chattanooga State has closed its main campus as well as its other instructional sites to the public to help curb the spread of the coronavirus. The campus still remains open for business and by appointment. Officials are trying to to decrease the number of people on campus to only those who need to come for classes, work or by appointment.

Virtual and online classes are continuing as scheduled.

Read the full press release below:

Chattanooga State will begin transitioning to a Campus Pandemic Modified Phase 2 Level of Operation beginning Thursday, November 12 and be fully transitioned by Monday, November 16. Due to the recent spike of COVID-19 cases in our area, and because we care about the health and safety of our campus community, we want to do our part to help mitigate its spread. All three instructional sites (Chattanooga, Dayton and Kimball) will remain in Phase 2 through at least January 8, 2021.

The Modified Phase 2 overview includes:

  • Main campus and all instructional sites will be closed to the public, unless by appointment only.
  • All virtual and online courses will continue as scheduled. Faculty will notify students via email or eLearn about any change to hybrid course expectations.
  • Services for current and prospective students will be provided primarily virtually or via phone/email. Restricted access by appointment is available on a limited basis.
  • All group meetings will be held in a virtual or online format.
  • The only modification to Phase 2 is that the Child Development Center and Food Services OMN Café will remain open.

To learn more about Chattanooga State’s Campus Pandemic Plan, please visit chattanoogastate.edu/campus-pandemic-response-plan and watch for updates via chattanoogastate.edu as they are announced.

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