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Safe Start Plan

Information about TCC's Covid-19 plans, health screening protocols and more. 

Students, have you self-attested your vaccination status yet?  

Fall Quarter

  • Students who are enrolled in on-campus classes or plan to participate in any on-campus activities and services must (a) be fully vaccinated and (b) self-attest their vaccination status by Oct. 31. (See instructions below.)
    • Those who do not fully vaccinate and/or self-attest their vaccination status by Oct. 31 may be subject to removal from all fall quarter classes.
    • If you need to claim a medical or religious exemption, please self-attest this claim immediately. Please be prepared to show documentation, if requested.
    • You must wear a mask and practice all safety protocols while on-campus.
    • If you are enrolled for in-person classes this fall quarter but do not intend to be fully vaccinated nor self-attest by Oct. 31, talk to your advisor immediately about changing to an online format.
  • Students who will be taking online classes and will not be on-campus for any activities or services are not required to self-attest or be fully vaccinated.
    • If you are not fully vaccinated and/or do not self-attest, you can only enroll in online classes.

Winter Quarter

  • Students who are enrolled in on-campus classes or plan to participate in any on-campus activities and services must be fully vaccinated and self-attest by Dec. 20, before the start of the winter quarter.  (See instructions below.)
  • Students enrolled in on-campus courses who are not fully vaccinated and have not self-attested by Dec. 20 will have their on-campus courses removed.
  • Students who will be taking online classes and will not be on-campus for any activities or services are not required to be fully vaccinated or self-attest.

Student Self-Attestation Information

For TCC Guests and Visitors

  • TCC guests and visitors need to complete the Health Check Form below prior to visiting campus. Employees and students no longer need to complete this form, effective Sept. 7.
  • You can use a laptop or mobile device to complete the form.
  • Please complete the form before you enter a building.
  • If you are unwilling to complete the form, please do not enter a TCC building.

Health Check Form

Masks are required for all

In accordance with the guidance Governor Inslee's office provided Aug. 18, everyone on campus will need to wear masks indoors and outdoors, regardless of vaccination status.  

Vaccinations are available

All Washington residents 12 and up are eligible to receive a Covid-19 vaccination. Vaccines are free and health insurance is not required.

Here are several resources about scheduling a vaccine:

TCC Stands with our Asian and Pacific Islander Communities 

Since the pandemic began, our Asian and Pacific Islander community members have faced violence, discrimination, and racial bias. TCC does not tolerate any of this behavior, and we stand with our community. Please read here about our support services or how you can report on-campus harassment or discrimination.  

Questions? 

Find answers to frequently asked questions here. We will update this FAQ regularly. 

Self-Attestations and Exemptions

Fall Quarter Details 

Additional Questions & Answers

 

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