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. We will continue to provide MCC-specific updates on our website at www.montcalm.edu/coronavirus.
Guide to Returning to campusMCC's guide for returning to campus amid COVID-19 outlines the safety measures the college is taking and protocols employees will be expected to follow when returning to campus.
COVID-19 Health Screening
Montcalm Community College is requiring all employees, students and guests to complete a health screening prior to being allowed access to any area on its Sidney or Greenville campuses.
MCC is using the web and mobile application #CampusClear for daily COVID-19 screening. Staff and students will register with their MCC Email address. Visitors can register with a mobile phone number.
Montcalm Community College Resources and Updates
Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Revised Sept. 15, 2020
Montcalm Community College’s Sidney and Greenville campuses are open. Following guidance from federal, state and public health authorities, we continue to take extra precautions to help ensure the health and safety of our students, employees and visitors. Upon arrival, please check in with the building attendant and wear a mask while in our buildings.
Recreation facilities are closed
The college’s recreation facilities, including its pool, gym, fitness center, as well as its food service provider, the Woodside Café, are closed until further notice.
Cancellation of events
All MCC-sponsored events have been canceled or postponed until further notice. Visit www.montcalm.edu/events for details.
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.