The health and safety of Montcalm Community College’s students, staff, visitors and those they come in contact with, as well as upholding our standards for academic quality, continue to be our top priority as we continue to work through continuing to deliver coursework during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
COVID-19 Health Screening
MCC is requiring everyone to enter its buildings through a designated checkpoint. Everyone will be required to complete a daily health screening and to wear a mask while inside buildings. Those who do not pass the screening will be asked to go home.
We encourage you to use the #CampusClear app to complete your health screening, or you may fill out a paper form at a designated building entrance.
- Complete your one-question health screening each day you plan to be on campus.
- Show your #CampusClear confirmation to the greeter at the building entrance and get your dated sticker when you arrive on campus.
Building entrances will be limited as follows, with hours of entry noted. Some hours may fluctuate depending on individual department needs.
- Main doors of the Donald C. Burns Administration/Library Building (Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for business office operations.)
- Main doors of the Activities Building at the Recreation Desk (Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
- Main doors of the Stanley P. Ash Building (Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
- Main door of the Leslie K. Morford Instructional Building (Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
- Main door of the Stanley and Blanche Ash Technology and Learning Center (Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
- Main door of the Bill Braman Family Center for Education (Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
#CAMPUSCLEAR APPDownload the #CampusClear app using one of these links, and register using your MCC student email address:
Montcalm Community College Resources and Updates
Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Revised Jan. 15, 2021
MCC offers a variety of online, live online, hybrid (combination of online and in-person), and in-person courses for the 2021 spring semester. Spring courses begin Jan. 16 and end May 7 unless otherwise noted.
Recreation facilities limited reopening
The MCC Recreation & Fitness Center has reopened on a limited basis for MCC students, faculty and staff only. At this time, only the fitness center is open and is limited to two users at a time. Users should maintain a 6-foot social distance; wear a mask at all times; wipe down equipment after use; and not touch equipment you are not planning to use.
All MCC-sponsored events are being offered virtually or on a limited in-person format, which follows social distancing and other precautionary measures due to COVID. Visit montcalm.edu/events for details.
MCC’s Woodside Café
MCC’s Woodside Café, in the Activities Building on the college’s Sidney campus, offers vending by Canteen Services. Items include sandwiches, salads, wraps, a variety of snacks, soft drinks, milk and more. It is self-serve and payment is by debit or credit card only.
United Way 2-1-1
Need help with food, shelter or utilities during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Call 2-1-1. United Way 2-1-1 offers confidential, free assistance with social and community services including: Housing and utility services; food pantries; fraud and identity protection; disaster relief; tax preparation; veterans services; counseling services; childcare; alcohol treatment; job assistance; legal services; healthcare; credit counseling; and more. It is available to all Michigan residents. To access it, simply dial 2-1-1. The 2-1-1 service also has details about the food resources being offered by local K-12 school districts at this time.
If you are homeless or in need of assistance, please contact MCC’s counseling office by calling 989-328-1264. You can also contact local resources directly. These include:
• RAVE, domestic violence shelter in Ionia – 1-800-720-7233
• Straight Street, addiction recovery facility in Greenville – 616-754-7951
• Randy’s House, addiction recovery facilities in Greenville – 616-498-4608
• EightCAP, housing assessment resource agency in Greenville and Ionia – 616-754-9315
• Have Mercy, homeless services provider/interim housing facilities in Greenville – 616-225-8055.
The Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. For additional information visit http://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd.
How to follow updates to MCC's response to COVID-19
- Continue to check your MCC email for future updates.
- If you have not yet done so, please register for MCC’s Omnilert mass notification system to receive instant messages in case of emergency, including college closings. Accounts expire after two years. Visit www.montcalm.edu/closings-and-cancellations to sign up for Omnilert or to login to view your profile.
- Visit https://montcalm.edu/coronavirus for future updates.