Coronavirus (COVID-19) College Update – April 30
BTECH is dedicated to the success of our students. To minimize the barriers students are experiencing with distance learning and in conjunction with the State of Utah’s improved status, programs will be allowed to conduct limited on-campus instruction by appointment only beginning Monday, May 18, 2020. On-campus, in-person instruction will be in compliance with the most current health department recommendations and may be restricted at any time. Students will receive instructions on how to request campus access from their program faculty through email.
The College will continue to follow current national, state, and regional guidelines provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the Governor’s office, and the Bear River Health Department including:
- Social distancing.
- Student access through scheduled appointments only.
- Limited number of students in programs (following current guidelines)
- Temperature screening (not over 100° F/ 37.8° C); and must not have:
- new or worsening cough
- shortness of breath or difficulty breathing,
- sore throat, chills, muscle pain/aches, or
- decreased sense of smell or taste.
- The College will provide a cloth mask to all students.
- Masks must be worn and cloth masks must be laundered between campus visits.
- Sanitation requirements.
Leave of Absence (LOA)
If you plan to return as scheduled from your Leave of Absence, would like to extend your current Leave of Absence, or need to modify your scheduled enrolled hours, please contact Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 435-753-6780. If you plan to return from your LOA as scheduled next week, please contact your instructor for details on how to resume your program.
COVID-19 Relief Application
The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, allows Colleges to provide emergency grants to students whose education has been disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak.
BTECH does not want unmet financial needs due to the coronavirus to derail your success. If you are experiencing severe financial impacts due to COVID-19, please complete the following application (https://btech.edu/covid) and share with us the details around your financial need. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and are subject to federal regulations and available funds.
If you have questions or need assistance, we are still available to help (435) 753-6780.
Bridgerland Technical College Administration