COVID-19 Response & Update

3.25 – Response Team Update
3.24 – President’s Update
3.20 – Spring 2020 Semester Update
3.18 – Response Team Update
3.17 – Continuity Plans Effective 4:00 PM Today
3.16 – Student Housing and Online learning Update
3.16 – Dining Hall & Common Spaces Update
3.15 – President’s Update

3.13 – EMCC to transition all general education and non-lab technology courses to distance formats by April 6th 

Read the full MCCS press release here. Contact responseteam@emcc.edu with any questions specifically related to how this affects EMCC.

Click here to view EMCC’s Open Forum on COVID-19


I am a student, how will all of these changes affect me?

Check out our Student FAQ page and keep checking your student email for updates and resources.
Faculty click here for an FAQ page on how to transition to online learning.

Information and Updates

As Maine’s community colleges prepare for a possible outbreak of COVID-19 in our communities and on our campuses, it is essential that everyone stays informed. This is a rapidly evolving situation, and we will continue to provide information as it develops and changes. Please check back regularly for updates.

EMCC is in close, regular contact with the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Maine CDC) concerning the recent coronavirus outbreak that originated in central China.

Informative Websites and Resources

Maine CDC Coronavirus Guidance: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/coronavirus
U.S. CDC Coronavirus site: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
U.S. CDC FAQ site: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html#basics
Maine Community College System FAQ site: https://www.mccs.me.edu/covid-19/
EMCC’s Open College forum 3.11.2020: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgYrEmubUJg

What can I do to protect myself and others?

  • STAY HOME if you are sick and do not return until you are fever-free without fever-reducing medication for at least 24 hours
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue or your sleeve when you cough or sneeze
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, or an alcohol-based, waterless hand sanitizer
  • Practice social-distancing
  • Refrain from touching your face

For more information

Dan Crocker is leading the college’s response to COVID-19. If you have questions or concerns please email responseteam@emcc.edu or call 207.974.4623.

The Maine Community College System is posting regular updates and information about COVID-19. For answers to frequently asked questions about COVID-19 and the community colleges’ response, please visit the MCCS COVID-19 information page.