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Student Guidance on Returning to Campus


Get Your Shot

We urge all eligible FCC students and employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19.


Student Resources


Be sure to sign up for FCC Alert, check your College email regularly, and visit the Student Resources page for information and resources available to you.

Courses and campus services are now offered face to face, with online courses and resources available as needed.
In a conference call with the Frederick County Health Department on August 2, 2021, it was reported that the Delta variant is more contagious than the previous COVID strains. The incidence of infection in the County is on the rise.
To keep our College safe and mitigate the spread of the Delta variant, we will continue to follow all published guidelines from the CDC, Governor Hogan's Office, and the Frederick County Health Department.

  • We will be following all health protocols, including ample hand sanitizers, disinfecting wipes, cleaning, etc.
  • Starting immediately, masks will be required in all indoor spaces.
  • In individual offices, wearing masks will be optional. 
  • In group meetings, the wearing of masks will be required. 
  • In all classrooms, masks will be required.
  • In outdoor settings, masks are not required.
  • Student athletes and coaches are required to wear masks while practicing indoors. Athletics will continue to follow all league COVID requirements.
  • The Cougar Grille will operate with limited services.
  • The Bookstore will be open for six hours a day, with masks required and a limit on the number of patrons allowed in the Bookstore at a single time. 
  • The Student Game Room will remain closed.
  • The Bess and Frank Gladhill Learning Commons will have limited hours. 
  • The Carl and Norma Miller Children's Center will open on August 16 and operate from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, following the state of Maryland guidelines for childcare centers (including appropriate masking to protect children and our professional team).
  • Classes will begin as scheduled on August 21. We will continue to offer in-person, hybrid, and online classes to our students. 
  • Students are not required but are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated. We will hold vaccination clinics for students on our main campus and at the Monroe Center.


Additional Resources

Student Learning Guide
Faculty Guide
COVID-19 Updates



Course Formats


Course Formats

Note: When registering for classes, please consider the course format, meeting dates and times, and location(s) for in-person participation, as well as requirements for real-time virtual instruction. Students must allow appropriate transition times between classes to account for different meeting requirements and/or locations.



Response to COVID-19 and Distance Learning Plan

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