What to Expect on Campus

Students should continue to check their student email (ending in students.mclennan.edu) and BrightSpace for information from professors regarding the scheduling of in-person versus online classes for the blended format classes. For general questions, contact Highlander Central at 254-299-8622 or highlandercentral@mclennan.edu. For information about specific classes, please contact your professor.

A training document is available to help students understand the measures taken on campus to create a safe environment and to train you on safety practices. 

  • Cleaning & Disinfecting
    • Custodial staff are routinely cleaning frequently touched surfaces (e.g., doorknobs, light switches, countertops) with approved EPA cleaners containing 80% alcohol.
    • All individuals are required to practice good handwashing techniques.
    • Public hand sanitizing dispensers are available throughout the campus.
    • Students, faculty, and staff should wipe down all work surfaces including tables and desks in classrooms and study areas before and after each use with the sanitizing wipes provided.
  • Food Services
    • Grab & Go items, bottled/canned drinks, and snack options are available in MCC's Highlander Cafe (in the Learning Technology Center), Tartan Cafe (in the Community Services Center), and the Thistle Stop (in the Michaelis Academic Center). 
    • A rotation of area food trucks will be on campus daily. See the Food Truck Schedule for details.
  • Campus Shuttle Service
    • Shuttle service is available with two designated pick-up and drop-off locations: Student Services Center (SSC) by the vending machines and the Community Services Center (CSC) by the fountain between Wings E & F.
    • Two shuttles are available: one shuttle is limited to 3 passengers and the ADA-shuttle is limited to 1-2 passengers. 
    • Hand sanitizer and wipes are available on both shuttles. Also, plexi-glass will be installed behind the driver. All passengers must wear a face mask. 
  • Daily Health Self-Assessments
    • Conduct a self-assessment of your exposure daily.
    • This assessment is based on guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services. 
    • If you are exhibiting any symptoms on the self-assessment or have been in contact with someone suspected of having COVID-19, please utilize this form to voluntarily disclose to McLennan administration.
  • Face Coverings 
    • Students, staff, faculty, and visitors are no longer required to wear face coverings inside or outside on campus.
  • Social Distancing
    • Face-to-face instruction has resumed with physical/social distancing practices enforced.
    • Physical distancing encouraged whenever possible.
    • Furniture has been rearranged to allow for proper physical/social distancing.
    • Classes may be smaller in size to help maintain physical/social distancing.
  • Safety Measures
    • Practice hand hygiene, cough etiquette, cleanliness and sanitation when physical/social distancing is not feasible. See the CDC's reference to Hygiene Etiquette & Practice
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Last update 5/25/2021