SPRINGFIELD – Lincoln Land Community College will extend this week’s spring break for students by an additional week (March 16-22) in response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Although classes are canceled, the college will be open next week, and all staff will report to work as usual.
In an email to all students, faculty and staff, LLCC President Charlotte Warren, Ph.D. said that faculty will work next week to develop alternative delivery methods to ensure that they will be able to resume classes remotely beginning Monday, March 23.
“Although no classes will be held next week, the college will be open as we prepare for adaptive modes of teaching through the duration of this health crisis,” said Dr. Warren. “Our facilities staff is taking extra measures to ensure a clean and sanitary environment.”
Other measures announced include:
- All non-essential travel is suspended for the foreseeable future.
- The LLCC Child Development Center will remain open with regular business hours.
- LLCC Community Education classes are cancelled until further notice.
- All activities involving community groups meeting on the LLCC campus or at any LLCC Outreach Center are cancelled until further notice.
- Bistro Verde will be closed until further notice.
- A polling place for primary election voting on March 17 will be open in Montgomery Hall.
Dr. Warren expressed thanks to the campus community for their “patience and understanding as we work together to continue to provide a safe learning environment for our students.”
She noted that updates will be posted on www.llcc.edu.