Emergency Policy: COVID-19


    At Salt Lake Community College, the health and safety of our college community, their families, and our community are our top priorities. In response to the concerns of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the college is enacting this emergency policy and procedure to increase flexibility and relax requirements, as necessary, by authorizing exceptions to existing policies, department rules and practices.

    For the most recent COVID-19 information, visit the college’s COVID-19 information page.

    1. Duties and responsibilities of the president of an institution of higher education–Approval by board of trustees–Applicability to a technical college president, Utah Code Ann. § 53B-2-106.
    2. Declaring a State of Emergency Due to Infectious Disease COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus, Utah Exec. Or. 2020-1
    3. Public Health Order, Salt Lake County Bd. of Health 2020-1.


    1. General
      1. This emergency policy grants the president the authority to temporarily amend, rescind, or modify any college policy, department rule, or practice to ensure that necessary and appropriate actions are taken to ensure the efficient and effective administration and operation of the college.
      2. This policy is effective March 16, 2020, until the COVID-19 pandemic emergency ends. In no case will this policy be in effect beyond March 16, 2021.