Coronavirus Information (COVID-19)
May 29, 2020
While campus remains closed to the public, access is now permitted for students in labs required for course completion in auto, diesel, manufacturing, welding, and some health professions programs. Students completing labs for dental programs are permitted access to campus starting June 1.
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Lane Community College is open. Lane continues to carefully monitor the COVID-19 situation and related guidance from the governor and state and county health authorities. This page will be updated as information changes. Learn more about steps you can take to protect yourself from the virus.
COVID-19 symptoms may be flu-like, ranging from mild to serious, and include:
- Difficulty breathing.
The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. It is thought that symptoms may appear between 2 days and 14 days of exposure to the virus. Stay home when you are sick. If you have symptoms of fever and respiratory illness, call your health provider in advance. Learn more about what to do if you're sick.
If you are diagnosed with COVID-19, please complete the self report form.
The LCC Health Clinic is closed for appointments. If you are a student with medical questions or concerns, you can call (541) 463-5665 during normal business hours to speak with someone.
Through at least September 30, there will be no non-essential travel for college business, including within the state of Oregon. Employees should communicate with their manager for guidance on any travel.
Effective through at least September 30, Lane Community College has canceled all nonessential events on college property. This applies to events at LCC’s Center for Meeting and Learning (CML), and all college and community-related performances, activities, and athletic events occurring on LCC campuses and facilities. Where possible, arrangements should be made to postpone internal campus meetings and/or move to Zoom videoconferencing.
As more guidance becomes available, the college's phased reopening plans will continue to evolve.
- View the April 20 draft Reopening Oregon Framework presented by Governor Kate Brown.
- View the May 20 presentation to the Board of Education, including information on phased reopening.
- View the plan for cleaning and disinfecting
Spring Term Courses, Finals, and Commencement
Spring term began one week late, on April 6, and will end on June 13 as scheduled. Aside from some Health Professions courses, all classes will be conducted online. Check your courses in Moodle, and reach out to your instructors via email regarding charges in course delivery. The schedule for finals week will be the same as the regular course time scheduled for the term and which has been used during weeks one through nine. Instructors will incorporate their final exam/assignment/activity requirements into the week of the term. View temporary changes to spring term schedules and deadlines.
A virtual commencement ceremony will be held June 20th.
As many colleges, including Lane, move much instruction online, some companies are offering free or low cost services to help you stay connected from home. Learn more about free wifi and low cost internet and computers. Learn more about taking classes online at Lane.