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COVID-19 Information and Resources

COVID 19 Campus safety and updates

NWTC cares about the safety and wellbeing of our students and is committed to student success during this challenging time. The College is maximizing cleaning capacity and class times, i.e. staggered class times and days. As a College community, we are all in this together. There is still time to register, Apply Now. 

Important Health and Safety Practices and Procedures at all NWTC Campuses and Locations

  • Everyone is required to wear face coverings while on campus.
  • ​Physical distancing must be maintained. Stay at least 6 feet apart and do not gather in groups.
  • If you are feeling sick, please stay home. 
  • If you test positive for COVID-19, please fill out the COVID-19 report and contact your instructor.  
  • If you awaiting COVID-19 test results after experiencing symptoms, please fill out the COVID-19 report and contact your instructor.  
  • If the Public Health Dept. notifies you as a close contact to a COVID-19 patient, please fill out the COVID-19 report and contact your instructor.  
  • Students are encouraged to use the entrance nearest to their classes.   
  • Students are encouraged to access only the building in which their class is conducted. 
  • Students refusing to wear a face covering will be asked by the Instructor or employee to leave campus. 
  • All NWTC campuses remains closed to the general public.
  • Hand sanitizer is available throughout campus.

Important Campus Information

  • What should I do if I test positive for COVID-19?
     
    First, we want you to know that if you test positive for COVID-19, our staff will be ready to assist you with the steps necessary to ensure your success.Your faculty will work with you to ensure you can complete your coursework. Should you test positive, it is important that you tell us! You can notify us by completing the COVID-19 report. You also need to inform your instructor(s). Taking these actions will ensure NWTC staff can respond appropriately to support you. 
     
    It is very important to stay home if you are experiencing symptoms or test positive for COVID-19. If you test positive, we will expect you to remain away from campus based on the CDC guidelines
     
    What should I do if I have been on campus in the past 48 hours and have been tested for COVID-19 because I have symptoms?
     
    First, we want you to know that if you miss class because you are quarantined with symptoms while waiting for your COVID-19 test results, our staff will be ready to assist you with the steps necessary to ensure your success. Your faculty will work with you to ensure you can complete your coursework. If you have been on campus within the past 48 hours and are now at home awaiting test results after experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, please notify us by completing the COVID-19 report. You also need to inform your instructor(s). Taking these actions will ensure NWTC staff can respond appropriately to support you.
     
    It is very important to stay home if you are experiencing symptoms or test positive for COVID-19. If you test positive, we will expect you to remain away from campus based on the CDC guidelines.
     
    What should I do if I have been notified by public health that I am a close contact of someone who tested positive for COVID-19?
     
    First, we want you to know that if you miss class because you are quarantined while waiting for your COVID-19 test results after the public health department notified you that you are close contact of someone who tested positive for COVID-19, our staff will be ready to assist you with the steps necessary to ensure your success. Your faculty will work with you to ensure you can complete your coursework. If you were notified by your local Public Health Department as a close contact with someone who has tested positive and you are required to quarantine, please notify us by completing the COVID-19 report. You also need to inform your instructor(s). Taking these actions will ensure NWTC staff can respond appropriately to support you.
     
    It is very important to stay home if you are experiencing symptoms or test positive for COVID-19. If you test positive, we will expect you to remain away from campus based on the CDC guidelines.
     

    When should I fill out a COVID-19 Report?

    Please fill out the COVID-19 report or notify your instructor:

    •  If you test positive for COVID-19.

    • Awaiting test results after experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.

    • If you were notified by your local Public Health Department as a close contact with someone who has tested positive and you are required to quarantine.  

     

     

  • Some Student offices are now available to assist students in-person on campus. 
    In-person walk-ins- are available in: 

    • Admissions  

    • Financial Aid  

    • Student Finance 

    • ​Academic Advising 

    In-person by appointment only: 

    • Academic Coaching 

    • ​Assessment Center 

    • Counseling 

    • Student Support Services 

    • Career Advising

    • Veterans Services

    • Disability Services 

    Virtual appointments continue to be offered and will be the most convenient way to access services. 

    To schedule an appointment, call us at 920-498-5444 or 800-422-NWTC or chat with us online. 

  • Campus Buzz, Canteen/Commons, and Gym are closed. Food or beverages needed while on campus can be brought in. 

    No refrigeration or microwaves will be available. Students may need to eat lunch in their vehicles or outside. Physical distancing must be maintained. 

  • NWTC Bookstore locations remain are closed, but we are ready to serve you virtually! Visit our Bookstore website for more information.

  • NWTC Libraries at the Green Bay, Marinette, Sturgeon Bay campuses will open for student access on August 17. Remote services at each location remain available with expanded evenings and weekends hours. 
      
    For hours go to [Library webpage link] 
      
    Important information about the library:  
    NWTC Libraries will remain closed to the general public. 

    • Laptops (and a limited number of hotspots) are available for extended checkout. Please work with your instructor to start the process. 

    • Desktop computers and printers will be available.  

      • Students will pick up a keyboard and mouse at the library front desk. 

      • Please bring your own headphones for safety. 

    • Study tables will have reduced capacity. 

      • Group study tables have been converted to single study tables 

      • Study Rooms will not be available for use.  

    • Laptop touchdown zone and printers are available in the CyberZone (located directly outside of the Green Bay campus library entrance). 

  • NEW Community Clinic and Campus Care remain open for scheduled appointments.  
     
    On-site Corporate Training and Economic Development (CTED) offerings continue as scheduled.  
     
    Artisan and Business Center is open. For more information go to the Artisan and Business Center website.  

  • Given the widespread transmission of COVID-19, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is committed to providing a high-quality and safe student educational experience while ensuring the safety of our students and our workforce in alignment with the CDC published guidelines.

    • Physical distancing is required. Stay at least 6 feet apart and do not gather in groups.
    • A face covering/mask that covers both the mouth and nose is required to be worn by all students when on campus except when eating or drinking. Wearing a face covering helps protect others in case you are infected but don’t have symptoms.
    • When face coverings are removed, they should be removed without touching eyes, mouth, and nose.
    • Wash hands each time mask is touched or adjusted, put on or removed.
    • Cloth face coverings should be washed daily, ideally using a washing machine. 

    Students not following these guidelines will be asked by faculty and staff to do so. Failure to comply will result in a request for the student to leave the campus and may result in disciplinary action for violation of the NWTC Student Code of Conduct.

    


These protocols are subject to change based on guidance from COVID-19 authoritative sources. 

COVID-19 Student Guidelines

Students, read the COVID-19 Campus Guidelines for Students.
See the COVID-19 Student Guidelines PowerPoint.

Watch This Safety Video Before Returning to Campus.

Quick Links

  • NWTC Alerts:  Please confirm your cell phone number is up to date at this link, NWTC Alert
  • CARES Act Information  NWTC has received funds from the Dept. of Education to provide relief to students and defray operational expenses directly related to Covid-19.

Questions?

Email COVID19@nwtc.edu or ask a question via live chat.

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