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COVID-19 response: Access virtual student services and other COVID-19-related College information.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Pima Community College’s top priority is the health of our students, employees, and community. 

College instruction and services

Classes & services

Pima has transitioned to virtual learning and virtual student services.

Registration for Summer classes: Register now for Summer classes.

Fall schedule: Pima's Fall schedule includes a blend of online, using Pima's dedicated PimaOnline platforms; virtual, which uses a variety of teaching techniques using the Internet and other tools; and hybrid, which combines in-person and online instruction. Hybrid courses are usually those involving a lab or hands-on component. This schedule was designed to give students a safe and fulfilling learning experience during the COVID-19 crisis. All in-person classes will be conducted using CDC, local and state guidelines for health and safety. Registration began May 23.

WiFi access: Students can access WiFi in the parking lot of the Desert Vista, Downtown, East, Northwest and West Campuses from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Students must show ID or proof of enrollment and must remain in a vehicle.  Only one student per vehicle is permitted.     

By agreement, students also can access Sunnyside Unified School District "hot spot" locations.   Pima students should be prepared to show ID and will use guest login. They should follow all directions of SUSD personnel.

Student attendance:  Attendance requirements for ill students have been revised.

Events: Non-essential College and community events at the College have been cancelled or postponed until further notice.

PCC facilities: Pima buildings remain closed to students and the public. A re-entry date has not yet been scheduled.

Self-report Suspected COVID-19 Exposure, Confirmed Cases: Pima employees, guests and contractors, and students may self-report suspected COVID-19 exposure and confirmed cases to Pima’s new online COVID-19 self-reporting portal.

CARES ACT and HEERF: Pima Community College is a participating institution in the use and distribution of Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund monies. 

Recent updates

  • May 20: Information for International students
  • May 14Apply for a laptop | Apply to retrieve personal items | Free wifi in all parking lots | New UArizona STEM scholarship
  • May 5: Chancellor update: All College Meeting, CARES act funds, Travel policy

Earlier communications:   To students  |  To employees | To Adult Education

Resources

Resources to support working and learning as the College responds to the coronavirus situation.

New Resources Apr. 17: For students - Computer Software; For employees - COVID-19 temporary policies & information

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