Information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Información sobre el coronavirus (COVID-19)

Announcements & Messages

COVID Vaccine Update

May 3, 2021

Colorado Mountain College has always prioritized the health and safety of its students, faculty and staff, and community members and will continue to do so as it carefully considers its expectations for students and employees returning to campus in fall 2021. Read more: COVID Vaccine Update

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Emergency Closure for March 16

March 15, 2020

Following the most recent alert from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, which states that individuals who live in or have visited Pitkin, Summit, Eagle, or Gunnison counties should minimize any social contact, all Colorado Mountain College campuses and Central Services will be closed to students and staff until 6:00 p.m., Monday, March 16…. Read more: Emergency Closure for March 16

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Colorado Mountain College to extend spring break, then hold credit classes via distance learning

March 12, 2020

English / Español

In taking precautions against the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), effective immediately, Colorado Mountain College is temporarily changing operations for all campuses and locations. These changes will affect all credit and non-credit students, as well as community members and employees….

Read more: Colorado Mountain College to extend spring break, then hold credit classes via distance learning

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Letter from President Hauser • Carta del presidente Hauser

March 11, 2020

English / Español

To the Colorado Mountain College family – students, employees, community members, partners, alumni, and friends:

We all find ourselves in unfamiliar territory as we hear constant updates on the status of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and want to know how we can keep ourselves and our loved ones safe. The health and safety of our students, employees, and greater community is extremely important to us.

I want to reassure you that Colorado Mountain College is taking the threat of this illness quite seriously…

Read more: Letter from President Hauser • Carta del presidente Hauser

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Join Us in these Five Commitments to Containment

Until there is broad-based immunity or a vaccine for COVID-19, the virus will be present among us.  So, to minimize risk and prevent spread on campus or within our beloved mountain communities, it will take individual and shared responsibility. Please join us in making these five commitments:

I will maintain 6-feet of physical distance.
I will maintain 6-feet of physical distance.
wash hands
I will wash my hands often.
face mask
I will cover my face in public.
stay home if at risk or sick
I will stay at home if I am at risk or when I am sick.
seek testing for COVID-19
I will seek testing immediately if I have symptoms.

Together we can keep CMC safer and healthier.


COVID Vaccine FAQs

A COVID vaccine will be required for some students, including those living in residence halls and in some academic programs and athletics.

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CMC Responds – Tomorrow Ready Scholarship

If you are a displaced worker affected by layoffs because of the COVID-19 pandemic and admissible to CMC, you could be eligible!

CARES Act Emergency Grants for Students

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act was approved by Congress and includes support for higher education, including emergency grants for students facing related expenses.

CRRSA Act 2021

The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 prioritizes support for students with exceptional needs while struggling financially in the wake of the pandemic. 

Contact CMC

Email us, if you have specific questions regarding our coronavirus response.