COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information

This page was updated June 30, 2020 at noon (1200) EST


Mitchell Community College administration continues to work with local and state health officials to monitor the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation. Our number one priority is always the safety and health of our students and employees.


Fall 2020 Course Information  **Updated June 30, 2020**


Face Coverings **Updated June 25, 2020**

In accordance with the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the College recognizes the use of cloth face coverings may reduce the spread of COVID-19. Effective Monday, June 29, 2020 and until further notice, face coverings will be required to be worn by students, faculty, staff and visitors in all Mitchell Community College buildings and locations used by the College. Learn more about the face covering requirement linked here


General Operations

  • Events– All College events are canceled through July 31. Information regarding events planned on or after Aug. 1, 2020 will be shared by June 30, 2020. 

  • Summer 2020 Courses–All Summer 2020 courses will be delivered completely online. There are to be no seated classes except those courses previously exempted by the Governor.

  • Fall 2020 Courses–In an effort to ensure the safety of our students and employees, decisions are still being made regarding the delivery of Fall 2020 courses. Guidance from Governor Roy Cooper, local and state health officials and the North Carolina Community College System will affect course delivery. Please note: course delivery may change from what is currently listed in WebAdvisor based on this guidance. An announcement regarding the Fall 2020 semester will be made on June 30, 2020.

  • Operational Hours–The College will maintain the operational hours of 9 a.m.– 4 p.m. until further notice.


Returning to Campus 

Information for students and visitors to Mitchell campus, centers and locations can found linked here. 


Special Accommodations for Vulnerable Populations

As faculty, staff and students return to campus, the Accessibility Committee, led by the 504 and Accessibility Coordinator, will consider and design special accommodations for vulnerable populations and those at higher risk.


The Committee will review considerations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), state and local health officials, determining to what extent modifications can be made to meet the unique needs and circumstances of faculty, staff and students. Implementation of special accommodations will be guided by what is feasible, practical, acceptable and tailored to the needs of each individual.


Student Services Assistance

Student Services is available in-person and virtually based on individual student needs. Students are encouraged to call ahead before visiting the campus.


Student Support 

If you need support or assistance with non-academic challenges please contact or (704) 878-3281.



The College will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as needed.


For information previously released, please find our update archive linked here


Changes to College operations will be communicated through Mitchell's Emergency Notification System, on the Mitchell Website, on Mitchell social media channels, and through local media outlets. 


How You Can Reach Us

If you have a question that is not addressed in our FAQ, please complete this inquiry form. We will use the inquiries to help inform additions to the FAQs and future campus updates. During the week, you can expect a response within 24 hours.