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NEW APPROACH TO FALL 2020!

HCC is committed to a healthy and safe learning environment for our faculty, staff and students. As Dr. Jason Warren discussed in his video update, Henderson Community College is taking a three-prong approach to classes this fall with in-person, hybrid and online offerings. Ready to sign up with an advisor? You can do that here!

In an all face-to-face class or face-to-face of a hybrid class, students will be social distanced in their classroom.

Due to class size, classes may be split in two groups to accommodate social distancing requirement. In turn, these classes would have synchronous or asynchronous components. 

Synchronous means you will participate in your class on the normal day and time it is scheduled to meet and ½ of your class will meet in person and ½ of your class will meet online and the online portion will meet at the exact same day/time as your class meets. Your faculty would live stream the classes via a technology platform on your non in-person day. 

Asynchronous means your faculty would provide you an assignment or task to complete prior to your next in-person classes; you would not need to log into a computer at the class time. 

This applies to the face-to-face component of hybrid classes as well. 

You will receive communication from your instructor regarding which day you will need to attend.

You will need to discuss this with your instructor as the instructor will discuss other day expectations with you. Your other day class may be synchronous, live via web platform, or asynchronous, non-live assignments. 

No. Social distancing limitations do not allow for students to come more than we have outlined.

Because of the number of students enrolled and the capacity of some classrooms, the location has changed for some classes. You can review your schedule via your student account. To access your schedule, visit the Current Students webpage, click on MyPath, then click on Student Self-Service.

Yes – 

  • Faculty will be available to help you with all aspects of the course, and guides and video tutorials are available to help you with effectively utilizing online materials.
  • HCC’s Distance Learning Coordinator, Jon Reidford, is able to meet with students who are having difficulties with their online classes. You can contact Jon at jon.reidford@kctcs.edu.
  • Check your email for information regarding online workshops and tutorials to help you get started with the online portion of your class.

A hybrid course is one in which approximately 50% of course material is provided online. Online course material may include activities, assignments, and/or assessments. Online activities may include recorded or live lectures, reading materials, publisher materials, etc. The remaining 50% of coursework is delivered face-to-face (F2F).

Classes changing to a hybrid format are identified on a rolling-basis. You can access the most current list of hybrid classes {hyperlink insert}.

Within hybrid classes, approximately 50% of course material is offered online. You will need access to a computer and reliable internet. While HCC has open computer labs throughout campus, most students prefer to have their own computer. Computers can be purchased from the bookstore using available financial aid. 

You can access email, announcements, and small assignments using your phone, but most activities and assignments will require a computer. Students also have difficulty with some materials when using a tablet or Chromebook. 

Within some courses, printed textbooks are required, but in others the materials are accessed directly from the online portion of the course. Information on textbooks is available on the bookstore website, and you will also receive textbook information directly from your instructor. 

Yes, computers are available in the 1st floor of the library. Additionally, computer kiosks are available in the Start Center and the Sullivan Technology Center.

You can access email, announcements, and small assignments using your phone, but most activities and assignments will require a computer. Students also have difficulty with some materials when using a tablet or Chromebook. 

  • The faculty, staff and students of HCC share the responsibility in keeping the campus safe. This includes performing the self-check of temperature prior to campus arrival, maintaining 6 foot social distancing, and wearing face masks.
  • Facilities will be sanitized regularly and frequently touched surfaces and areas.
  • Each occupied space will have hand cleaning and disinfecting supplies as well as masks and gloves for those requesting them.
  • We will continue to follow KCTCS, local, state, and CDC recommendations.

Yes. All faculty, staff, student, and visitors are required to wear masks inside HCC buildings including classrooms. Students needing to discuss a medical exemption can contact Dr. Lavonia Lewis at 270-831-9661 or lavonia.lewis@kctcs.edu .

If you forget your masks, you will need to come to Welcome Desk (Sullivan Technology Center 1st floor). A staff member will provide you with a mask. 

It would be reviewed and changes communicated with students, faculty, and staff. 

New students need to contact HCC’s Admissions Department at 270-827-6158. 

Current students will need to contact their academic advisor. If you don’t know who your advisor is, you can contact Janet Burch at 270-827-6158.

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services provides the most up-to-date testing information for Northwestern Kentucky. https://govstatus.egov.com/kycovid19

The Indiana Sate Department of Health provides the most up-to-date testing information for Southern Indiana.
https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/2524.htm