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WITC Fall Term Plans Includes In-Person Classes
June 30, 2020
WITC is committed to providing all of the essential degrees and diplomas that require hands-on training while following the health department and CDC guidelines that are in place. WITC’s college leadership has implemented a WITC Bounce Back plan to safely get students who are in hands-on programs back on campus.
Classes for fall term will begin on August 24 as scheduled, but for in-person classes, students and staff will be taking safety precautions.
Hands-on and lab-based classes will meet on campus for the hands-on portion of the class, meaning students will still be able to get experience using the equipment, tools and machines that are used on the job. For some classes, there will be modifications to labs to ensure safe environments that adhere to social distancing and class sizes may be reduced.
Classes that do not require hands-on training will be offered in a synchronous virtual or online delivery. In a synchronous virtual class, students will meet at regularly scheduled times through web conferencing, similar to meeting for an in-person class. Online classes do not have specific meeting times.
WITC will work with students to ensure they are equipped with the necessary technology to succeed in their classes. Student services and academic support will still be available to students. Students will not only have access to their instructors through web conferencing, but they will also be able to connect with academic coaches, support services and advisors via email, phone or web conferencing.
Specific safety requirements for in-person classes will be dependent on the CDC and local health department guidelines that are in place at the start of the fall term.
To learn more or to apply for a program, visit www.northwoodtech.edu.
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A nationally top-ranked college and a designated 2020-21 Military Friendly® School, WITC serves the educational and career needs of more than 18,000 residents of Northwestern Wisconsin each year. With multiple campuses, WITC offers career-focused associate degree programs, technical diplomas, short-term certificates, customized business training, and a wide array of courses for personal or career enrichment. WITC is a member of the Wisconsin Technical College System and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (www.hlcommission.org). For more information, call 800.243.WITC or visit witc.edu. WITC is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer and Educator.