Showing posts from July, 2020

Returning to Campus this Fall

Greetings UACCM Students: I hope this email finds you all well and ready to get the fall semester started. UACCM has made the decision to delay the start of the fall semester to Monday, August 24th, in an attempt to align with the start of the state’s public schools. This will hopefully lessen the burden of returning to campus for those of you with school-aged children. This time will also be used to allow for additional faculty training and continued technology upgrades. To account for the three-day delayed start of classes, the two October Advising/Student fall break days have been eliminated and finals have been pushed back one day. While every feasible attempt will be made to physically distance, when 6’ physical distancing cannot be assured, all students are required to wear face coverings while on campus facilities. The following ‘Your Choice’ options are available to all students during the Fall 2020 semester related to your learning preference, each of which are defined i

Campus Updates Related to COVID-19

In response to the evolving situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton has announced several new guidelines. The goal of these announcements are to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus and to keep the campus community and their families safe. Delayed Start Day UACCM Chancellor Lisa Willenberg has announced that the beginning of UACCM’s fall semester has been pushed back to Monday, August 24. This is an adjustment related to a delayed start date for all Arkansas K-12 schools that will take place from August 24 to 26. As a result, here are changes to the academic calendar: August 24: Fall semester begins. August 24-26: Extended registration for the fall semester. There will be no fall break/student advising closures in October. Start of finals pushed back to December 10.   Face Masks & Coverings Beginning July 20, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson mandated that everyone in Arkansas ages 10 and older are r