Return to Classroom Plan

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Dyersburg State Community College (DSCC) is committed to providing a safe, healthy return to the classroom for students, faculty and staff with an environment where learning, leadership and student life can continue and thrive. We are committed to the Tennessee Pledge and we ask that all students, faculty and staff agree to that same pledge. 

Before returning to the classroom, all faculty, staff and students are required to sign the DSCC Public Health Expectations for COVID-19 Safety Form.

Complete the COVID-19 Health Screening Questionnaire before you arrive each day!

COVID-19 Information
The SARS-CoV-2 virus causes a respiratory disease known as COVID-19.  Here are the facts you should know about this virus:
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

FAQs for DSCC - coming soon

FAQs Provided by the CDC

For Students

What Will Classes Look Like in the Fall?

Fall semester classes began on Aug. 24. Daily temperature checks, health screenings and use of face masks are required.

Classes are being delivered using a flexible instructional model, which includes a combination of in-person and Zoom instruction; a hybrid model with the lecture online and the lab in-person; and traditional online instruction using eLearn (D2L/Desire to Learn). 

Class Plans for Fall 2020 Place-based Protocols
Know Before You Go! Fall 2020 Academic Calendar
People-based Protocols COVID-19 Related Policies
Resources and Guidance  

 

 

For Faculty and Staff

This overview provides an outline of how fall semester will work with social distancing and preventative measures in place. Daily temperature checks, self-screening, and on-site screening and use of face masks are required.

People-based Protocols Place-based Protocols
Resources and Guidance Fall 2020 Academic Calendar
COVID-19 Sick Leave Information COVID-19 Related Policies
   
   

 

For Visitors

At this time, only students, applicants and their parents/legal guardians are permitted on-site without an appointment. Visitors needing assistance should contact each location for infomration on how they can be served virtually, over the phone, or through a scheduled appointment.

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Visitors to campus must observe social distancing and note the preventative measures we have in place. Daily temperature checks, self-screening, on-site screening and use of face masks are required.

People-based Protocols Place-based Protocols
Resources and Guidance Athletic Recruitment Information
   
   

 

Communications and Updates

DSCC Announces Guidelines and Safety Protocols for Fall Semester - 8/21/20 Press Release

DSCC Announces Return to Classroom Plan - 8/6/20 Press Release

Applicants, students and parents are allowed on-site without an appointment for official DSCC business. 

Visitors needing assistance should contact each location for information on how they can be served virtually or through a scheduled appointment at:

  • Dyersburg: 731-286-3240
  • Jimmy Naifeh Center at Tipton County: 901-475-3100
  • Gibson County Center: 731-855-1419
     

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Public Health Expectations Form

Before returning to the classroom this fall, faculty, staff and students are required to sign the Public Health Expectations for COVID-19 Safety Form, which explains risks and responsibilities, including information regarding those in higher-risk categories, before returning to campus.