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COVID-19

Positive COVID-19 Test Reporting Protocol

All students and employees who test positive for COVID-19 must stay off campus and complete the reporting form.
Report Positive Test
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COVID Safety Information

As we prepare for the fall semester, COVID-19 is still with us, and the fall brings cold and flu season, so we still need to be careful to take care of each other and the Pikes Peak community.  With that in mind, please:

  • Practice proper hygiene:
    • Wash your hands regularly.
    • Cover coughs and sneezes.
    • Face masks are optional, and faculty/instructors and staff may choose to wear masks in the classroom or on campus. 
    • The Center for Disease Control recommends that people with COVID symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19, should wear a mask.
  • If you are symptomatic, please stay home and get tested.
    • Rapid tests are available at many pharmacies and retail outlets.
    • You can also order free rapid test kits PCR tests are also available at these community sites.
  • As a reminder, anyone with a positive COVID test or diagnosis should complete a positive test report. 
    • Upon receipt of the report of positive test or diagnosis, a member of the Pandemic Response Team (PRT) will provide guidance as to the need to remain off campus (isolate) and the length of time to remain off-campus. 
    • In the event of a positive COVID-19 test result, students should communicate directly with their faculty member/instructors.

Vaccines and Boosters:

Pikes Peak State College is working with El Paso County Public Health to coordinate on campus vaccine clinics for the fall. In the meantime, COVID vaccines and boosters are available at these community locations, and at many pharmacies.

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Thank you for being patient as we continue to navigate an ever-changing landscape to ensure the well-being of those on our Pikes Peak State campuses.

 

Positive Test

Students or employees, fill out this form only if you have tested positive for COVID-19.

Report Positive Test
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On campus, with more options

After hospitalizations and cases dropped in El Paso County, the college dropped its mask, testing and vaccine requirements and we've shifted back to on-campus operations. While students  fill our classrooms, they also have more options than ever, particularly as the college has expanded its technological capabilities.

Our classes now fit into five categories:
  • Remote Real-Time
  • Hyflex Classes
  • Online
  • Classroom Based
  • Hybrid Classes
Visit our class plans page to learn more.

Financial Disclaimer: During each academic year, some or all of the instructional formats may change due to an emergency situation affecting college operations, public safety, or public health, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Tuition and fees are charged at the beginning of the semester and will remain in place regardless of any changes in instructional format. Tuition and fees will not be refunded in the event the curriculum delivery format changes that occur during an academic year.

COVID-19

Health and Safety:

  • Get vaccinated or boosted. It's your best protection against acquiring and spreading the virus. 
  • All high-touch surfaces are sanitized twice daily using a virus killing chemical and special sprayer for 360 degree contact.
  • Plexiglass shields have been placed in all high-traffic student service areas including Advising & Testing and Enrollment Services as well as in some one-on-one service areas.

Questions and concerns can be directed to PPSC's Facilities & Capital Projects at 719-502-2800.


In-person & Remote Services

All student services including Admissions, Academic Advising, Financial Aid, Cashier, Military and Veterans Programs, and Student Life are now open for in-person services at Centennial and Rampart Range campuses. Accessibility Services has in-person services at Centennial only.

Many services are available by appointment. Appointments are made by using Navigate and can be set-up as remote (video conference or phone) or in-person. Walk-ins are always welcome for all services. Reminder: Masks are now required. Remote services remain fully available.

View the Remote Services webpage for information on accessing remote services.

Students have three main contacts (besides their instructor) to find more help and information: 

HOTLINE: 719-502-2000 

E-mail:  StudentSupport@pikespeak.edu

Text: 719-602-5600

Student Services 
Centennial and Rampart Range Campuses
Monday - Thursday: 8 am - 5 pm
Friday: 9 am - 5pm

 

Bookstores
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm

Learning Commons
Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm. Remote services available evenings and weekend.

Computer Labs

Centennial and Rampart: Mon-Thurs 8 am-8 pm, Fri 8 am-4 pm, Sat 10 am-3 pm, Sun closed

Centennial Copy Center

Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm

Centennial Fitness Center
 Mon-Fri 10 am-5 pm 
Call to make a reservation for up to 1 hour. Limited to 9 users at a time on the weight/cardio side. Basketball courts and lockers are not yet available.
Info: carolyn.owen@pikespeak.edu, 502-2554

Child Development Centers

Centennial Campus is open Mon-Thurs 7:45 am-4:30 pm. Closed Friday.

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