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The onset of the Coronavirus Pandemic in March brought about a sudden shift in our operations, and a halting by Executive Order of all but “essential” in-person activities. As our county and state public health restrictions and guidance evolve, OCCC must adapt within this new set of conditions. The following statement provides the reopening framework and planning assumptions of OCCC:
Going forward until such time as pandemic conditions cease to exist, OCCC will strive for mission fulfillment by prioritizing resources (people, facilities, fiscal) to support quality face-to-face and remote learning experiences in the following areas: Credit Instruction, Adult Basic Skills & ESOL, Community Education, and Small Business Development. This will include supporting functions that promote high quality outcomes for students and fiscal strength of the college. Such activities will include student-centered formal and informal group gatherings.
In order to promote the safety and wellness of students and employees, and to align limited resources needed for face-to-face experiences and remote instruction, we will also:
* a Latin phrase used by the order of the Jesuits. It denotes care for all aspects of a person’s health, placing value on holistic well-being for our students, for our community, and for ourselves.