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COVID Questions Answered

The following FAQs are a resource for quick information.
If you have a question not addressed here, please call 805-922-6966 ext. 3887. 
 


General Questions Concerning COVID & AHC

Services are being offered mostly in person, and some are offered remotely. Give us a call or send an email to find out what is open and when. You can access our contact information via our Department Contact list

YES. All employees and students are required to provide proof of vaccination or negative test results once per week when entering campus.

Use this flowchart to view how to follow the requirements and access the campus.

To take advantage of FREE on-campus testing, employees and students must be registered with at least one of the two testing providers below. 


Color (Nasal PCR) - Santa Maria Campus building W (East side) & Lompoc Valley Center building 2, Room 103

Registration link: https://home.color.com/covid/sign-up/start?partner=cdph1533

Hours of Operation

  • Santa Maria campus: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
  • Lompoc Valley Center: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.


Aptitude Clinical (Saliva PCR/NAAT) - Santa Maria campus building W (East side)

To register, please contact Thomas Reynolds at 805-922-6966 ext. 3509 or thomas.reynolds4@hancockcollege.edu.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


Testing is also available at various off-campus locations at no cost. Please visit the sites below for more information.

Testing results can take between 24-72 hours to be returned, and therefore we encourage students and staff to plan accordingly. It’s your responsibility to get tested.

At this time, COVID-19 booster shots are not required but strongly encouraged for those who are eligible to ensure significant protection from COVID-19 variants.

Additionally, those who are booster-eligible but have not received a booster will be treated as an unvaccinated person if they must quarantine due to an exposure. 

 

Yes. Students will continue to pass through the daily health screening stations. There will be a “fast pass” lane for vaccinated students at each screening station.

Use this flowchart to learn how to access campus via the health screening stations.

If you are having any signs of COVID-19, do not come to campus, regardless of vaccination status. Contact your faculty members and let them know you are sick. Students can contact Health Services for any questions. The number is 805-922-6966 x 3212 or text 805-692-2789.

The duration of the quarantine is large based on your vaccination status, including whether you are eligible for or received a COVID-19 booster shot. Check out the Hancock Exposure Decision Tree, or view the information below.

If you are boosted OR vaccinated and NOT YET booster-eligible.

· No quarantine is required unless you are symptomatic.

· You must test five days from date of exposure.

· If the test is positive, follow the isolation rules (see below).

If you are unvaccinated OR vaccinated and booster-eligible, but HAVE NOT received a booster dose.

· You must quarantine for 5 days from date of exposure.

· You must test on day 5.

· If you test is positive, follow isolation rules (see below).

· Your quarantine can end if you show no symptoms AND the test is negative.

Isolation

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status, previous infection, or lack of symptoms, must isolate for at least five (5) days.

· Isolation can end after the five days if symptoms are not present or are improving and a test on day five is negative.

· If fever or other symptoms are not improving, isolation must continue for 10 days.

Hancock's quarantine and isolation protocols are based on the latest guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

The college has taken many steps to ensure the safety of our students and staff on campus. These include:

  • Per Allan Hancock College's COVID-19 vaccination mandate, students, staff, and faculty must be vaccinated or test regularly to access on-campus facilities and participate in in-person classes and activities. See more information below regarding Vaccine Mandates.
  • All students participate in daily on-campus health screenings and must wear sticker notifications if cleared to enter campus.
  • All faculty, staff, and students must be symptom free (no fever, cough, shortness of breath, etc.) when they come to campus.
  • Face coverings are strongly encouraged in all District buildings for faculty, staff, administrators, students, and the general public.
  • Appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) will be provided to all District employees as needed.
  • Upgrades to ventilation and air purifiers have been added to all buildings.

 

Spring 2022 Course Information

To better protect students, faculty, and staff, some face-to-face classes will be changing format to either a OnlineLIVE (Zoom) or hybrid (mixed face-to-face and OnlineLIVE) format. Not all face-to-face classes will change, so your professor will let you know if your class is changing in any way.  Traditional online classes (ONLINE-DL) will not change.

There are two different formats your face-to-face class could change to:

Synchronous (OnlineLIVE): this is what the college has called “ERT” over the past year, and it means attending the class remotely using a videoconferencing software like Zoom during the regular class times. If your class changes to this format, you can still go to your regular classroom and participate (Zoom) from there if you prefer.

Hybrid: (Instructor choice) Participate during scheduled meeting times in a combination of Onsite and OnlineLIVE or Onsite and Online formats.  Refer to the class schedule for information about scheduled class meetings times and any hours to be completed online if applicable. 

Flexible Hybrid: (Student choice) Participate during scheduled meeting times in a combination of Onsite and OnlineLIVE or Onsite and Online formats. Refer to the class schedule for information about scheduled class meetings times and any hours to be completed online if applicable. Students choose whether they attend scheduled meeting times onsite in person or online via Zoom.

Your professor will let you know if and how your class will change. Please check your email and Canvas course site regularly for any information your professor might send.

You can connect with a computer, tablet, or phone using Zoom software (downloaded and installed on your device), either from home or on the college campus. If you are on campus, your regular classroom will be open if you want to participate from there during the class, and you may also participate from designated computer stations in the library or the Academic Resource Center. If you want to check out a laptop, go to the library.

If you have concerns about being successful in a new course format, please contact an AHC counselor to discuss your options before you decide. You may withdraw from a course up until the course withdrawal deadline, as indicated under course information in the online course schedule. If you have any questions about an “EW” (Excused Withdrawal) grade, please contact an AHC counselor or the Admissions and Records Office and ask if this option is possible for you.

If you have any questions about a refund as a result of withdrawing or dropping courses, please contact the Admissions and Records Office.

OnlineLIVE classes are online courses taught live, using Zoom or similar technologies, on a course’s scheduled days and times. This format was previously referred to as “Remote-ERT,” “synchronous online,” or “live online.”  In the current course schedule, a class in this format shows up as “REMOTE-ERT (ZOOM).”

This is a mix of face-to-face and OnlineLIVE formats.

This is what you think of as a traditional on-campus course, taught on the scheduled days and times in a classroom or lab.

DL stands for “Distance Learning,” also sometimes called “Distance Education” (DE). At Hancock, it has been used to describe traditional online courses, taught entirely online with no scheduled class times. On the current course schedule, a class in this format shows up as “DL-ONLINE.”

Zoom is a software program used for videoconferencing, and it is widely used at Hancock. It can be used on computers, phones, and tablets by downloading and installing the free software directly from Zoom: https://zoom.us/download. Zoom software works best when your device has a camera and a microphone.

Synchronous means “occurring at the same time,” and “synchronous online” is often used to describe an online teaching format where teaching is done live through remote technology, like Zoom. It means all students and the professor are in the virtual classroom at the same time, a format we have called “ERT” or “live online.” Synchronous is the opposite of “asynchronous.”

Asynchronous means “not occurring at the same time,” and “asynchronous online” is often used to describe traditional online courses taught entirely online with no scheduled class times. This kind of course format shows up in the current course schedule as “DL-ONLINE.” Asynchronous is the opposite of “synchronous.”

Vaccine Mandate Questions

Per Allan Hancock College's COVID-19 vaccination mandate, students, staff, and faculty must be vaccinated by October 4, 2021 to access on-campus facilities and participate in in-person classes and activities.  

I am vaccinated

The Allan Hancock College Board of Trustees voted unanimously at its regular meeting on August 10, 2021 to require all students, faculty, and staff to either be vaccinated or submit to regular Covid-19 testing.

Effective Monday, March 14, 2022, unvaccinated students will need to take one COVID-19 test per week when accessing indoor campus locations. The current procedure for providing a negative COVID-19 test result via the college online Vax Check app will continue.

Hancock continues to strongly recommend that all students, staff, faculty, and community members obtain a COVID-19 vaccination and booster, and encourages all Hancock community members to take advantage of the daily free COVID-19 testing (located just outside building W).

 

If you have received both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines, or the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you will need to submit a copy of your vaccination card using Hancock's Vax Check online tool.

All vaccinated students are eligible for a "Fast Pass" student ID card sticker. You can pick up your Fast Pass sticker by bringing your student ID and proof of vaccination to Admissions & Records.

To get on campus, just flash your ID displaying the sticker, make sure to complete a screening using the Daily Symptom Screening Tool, and come on in!

Need help accessing your vaccination card? Download a digital record from the State of California database at https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/ 

Questions? Call the Santa Maria campus Student Health Services office at 805-922-6966 ext. 3212 or the Lompoc Valley Center office at 805-735-3366 ext. 5207. 

At this time, COVID-19 booster shots are not required but strongly encouraged for those who are eligible to ensure significant protection from COVID-19 variants.

Additionally, those who are booster-eligible but have not received a booster will be treated as an unvaccinated person if they must quarantine due to an exposure.

 

Yes. However, there will be a “Fast Pass” lane for vaccinated students at each screening station.

If I am vaccinated, can I skip the screening lane? No. You need to get the daily screening sticker to enter class. We are putting “Fast Pass lanes” at each station to speed you through.

As of Sept. 29, all fully vaccinated students are eligible for a student ID card sticker. An email will be sent with instructions on how to pick up a special sticker for your student ID that serves as a “Fast Pass” when you enter campus through the daily health screening stations. Just flash your ID displaying the sticker, and make sure to complete a screening using the Daily Symptom Screening Tool, and come on in!

Faculty in the classroom have the right to ask you to return to the screening station to get your verification sticker and staff across campus are instructed to only serve students who have completed the screening.

The duration of the quarantine is largely based on your vaccination status, including whether you are eligible for or received a COVID-19 booster shot.

If you are boosted OR vaccinated and NOT YET booster-eligible.

· No quarantine is required unless you are symptomatic.

· You must test five days from date of exposure.

· If the test is positive, follow the isolation rules (see below).

If you are booster-eligible, but HAVE NOT received a booster dose.

· You must quarantine for 5 days from date of exposure.

· You must test on day 5.

· If you test is positive, follow isolation rules (see below).

· Your quarantine can end if you show no symptoms AND the test is negative.

Isolation

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status, previous infection, or lack of symptoms, must isolate for at least five (5) days.

· Isolation can end after the five days if symptoms are not present or are improving and a test on day five is negative.

· If fever or other symptoms are not improving, isolation must continue for 10 days.

Hancock's quarantine and isolation protocols are based on the latest guidance from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH).

 

In order to attend in-person classes, you must have received both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines, or the single dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Once you receive your fully completed vaccination card, you will need to submit a copy to the college using Hancock's Vax Check online tool.

If you have only received one dose of a two-dose vaccine, you are required to participate in COVID-19 testing until you have received both doses.

Hancock students and employees can take advantage of FREE on-campus testing, at the locations below.


Color (Nasal PCR) - Santa Maria campus building W (East side) & Lompoc Valley Center Building 2, Room 103

Registration link: https://home.color.com/covid/sign-up/start?partner=cdph1533

Hours of Operation

  • Santa Maria campus: Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (closed Thursdays)
  • Lompoc Valley Center: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Aptitude Clinical (Saliva PCR/NAAT) - Santa Maria campus Building W (East side)

To register, contact Thomas Reynolds at 805-922-6966 ext. 3509 or thomas.reynolds4@hancockcollege.edu.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Testing is also available at various off-campus locations at no cost. Please visit the sites below for more information.

Testing results can take between 24-72 hours to be returned, and therefore we encourage students and staff to plan accordingly. It’s your responsibility to get tested.

Questions? Call Hancock's COVID-19 Hotline at 805-922-6966 ext. 3887.

Yes, we are accepting all international COVID-19 vaccines that are approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) or any governing regulatory body.

Please submit your vaccination as soon as possible to continue attending in-person classes/student services without the need to go through the college's testing process.

You can submit your proof of vaccination using Hancock's Vax Check online tool.

Need help accessing your vaccination card? Download a digital record from the State of California database at https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/

I am NOT vaccinated

The Allan Hancock College Board of Trustees voted unanimously at its regular meeting on August 10, 2021 to require all students, faculty, and staff to either be vaccinated or submit to regular COVID-19 testing.

Effective Monday, March 14, 2022, unvaccinated students will need to take one COVID-19 test per week when accessing indoor campus locations. The current procedure for providing a negative COVID-19 test result via the college online Vax Check app will continue.

Hancock continues to strongly recommend that all students, staff, faculty, and community members obtain a COVID-19 vaccination and booster, and encourages all Hancock community members to take advantage of the daily free COVID-19 testing (located just outside building W).


Students are allowed to come on campus with a verified negative test, taken once per week prior to entering campus. If someone in your home has COVID-19 or is being tested for COVID-19, you will not be allowed to enter campus. 

Students who choose not to be immunized will need to undergo regular testing in order to attend in-person classes/events, or access campus facilities.

You must regularly upload your test results using Hancock's Vax Check online tool and make sure to use the online Daily Symptom Check tool before coming to campus.

To take advantage of FREE on-campus testing, employees and students must be registered with at least one of the two testing providers below. 


Color (Nasal PCR) - Santa Maria Campus Building W (East side) & Lompoc Valley Center Building 2, Room 103

Registration link: https://home.color.com/covid/sign-up/start?partner=cdph1533

Hours of Operation

  • Santa Maria campus: Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (closed Thursdays)
  • Lompoc Valley Center: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.


Aptitude Clinical (Saliva PCR/NAAT) - Santa Maria campus building W (East side)

To register, contact Thomas Reynolds at 805-922-6966 ext. 3509 or thomas.reynolds4@hancockcollege.edu.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


Testing is also available at various off-campus locations at no cost. Please visit the sites below for more information.

Testing results can take between 24-72 hours to be returned, and therefore we encourage students and staff to plan accordingly. It’s your responsibility to get tested.

Unvaccinated students may also participate in online courses without the need to undergo COVID-19 testing. This spring, there are several options for remote/virtual education. Contact the Counseling office for help: 

Santa Maria campus 
805-922-6966 ext. 3293 
 
Lompoc Valley Center  
805-735-3366 ext. 5374 

Unvaccinated individuals must follow the quarantine and isolation protocols below if they have been exposed to COVID-19:

  • Quarantine for 5 days from date of exposure. 
  • Test on day 5. 
  • If the test is positive, follow isolation rules (see below). 
  • Quarantine can end if no symptoms are present and test is negative. 

Isolation (COVID-19 Infected) 

Everyone, regardless of vaccination status, previous infection or lack of symptoms, must isolate for at least five (5) days. 

  • Isolation can end after the five days if symptoms are not present or are improving and a test on day five is negative. 
  • If fever or other symptoms are not improving, isolation must continue for 10 days. 

The full CDPH guidance for isolation and quarantine can be found at https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/Guidance-on-Isolation-and-Quarantine-for-COVID-19-Contact-Tracing.aspx 

Please contact Student Health Services at 805-922-6966 ext. 3212 or text 805-691-2789 to report your exposure. DO NOT come to campus until you have spoken with a student health professional and have been cleared to return.

To take advantage of FREE on-campus testing, employees and students must be registered with at least one of the two testing providers below. 


Color (Nasal PCR) - Santa Maria campus building W (East side) & Lompoc Valley Center building 2, Room 103

Registration link: https://home.color.com/covid/sign-up/start?partner=cdph1533

Hours of Operation

  • Santa Maria campus: Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (closed Thursdays)
  • Lompoc Valley Center: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.


Aptitude Clinical (Saliva PCR/NAAT) - Santa Maria Campus building W (east side)

To register, contact Thomas Reynolds at 805-922-6966 ext. 3509 or thomas.reynolds4@hancockcollege.edu.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


Testing is also available at various off-campus locations at no cost. Please visit the sites below for more information.

Testing results can take between 24-72 hours to be returned, and therefore we encourage students and staff to plan accordingly. It’s your responsibility to get tested.

The link to the Testing Check will be sent out via the myHancock email system.

The college is following testing guidance per state and county health agencies.

Testing: Individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 3 months and recovered do not need to get tested as long as they do not develop new symptoms.

Quarantine: Per the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), previously infected individuals are only exempt from quarantine under two conditions: 

  1. If the exposed person tested positive for COVID-19 before their new, recent exposure and it has been less than 3 months since they started having symptoms from that previous infection (or since their first positive COVID-19 test if asymptomatic); AND 
  2. They are not experiencing symptoms from the new exposure. 

After 3 months (90 days) have passed from your last COVID-19 infection and you are unvaccinated, you must test and quarantine when exposed to COVID-19. 

The college is accepting medical and sincerely held personal belief exemptions. For students, exemptions will be collected through the Vax Check process.

Students with medical exemptions or sincerely held personal beliefs will be allowed to come on campus with a verified negative COVID-19 test, taken once per week prior to entering campus. If someone in your home has COVID-19 or is being tested for COVID-19, you will not be allowed to enter campus.

Unvaccinated students can ONLY attend in-person classes if they participate in required COVID-19 testing. Students must produce a negative COVID-19 test at least once per week prior to entering campus facilities.

To take advantage of FREE on-campus testing, employees and students must be registered with at least one of the two testing providers below. 


Color (Nasal PCR) - Santa Maria campus building W (East side) & Lompoc Valley Center building 2, Room 103

Registration link: https://home.color.com/covid/sign-up/start?partner=cdph1533

Hours of Operation

  • Santa Maria campus: Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (closed Thursdays)
  • Lompoc Valley Center: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Aptitude Clinical (Saliva PCR/NAAT) - Santa Maria campus building W (East side)

To register, contact Thomas Reynolds at 805-922-6966 ext. 3509 or thomas.reynolds4@hancockcollege.edu.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Testing is also available at various off-campus locations at no cost. Please visit the sites below for more information.

Testing results can take between 24-72 hours to be returned, and therefore we encourage students and staff to plan accordingly. It’s your responsibility to get tested.

Test results must be uploaded via the online Vax Check tool.

Students must be tested once per week prior to entering a campus facility and present a negative COVID-19 test result within that window of time in order to enter college facilities.

Please keep in mind, most tests take 24-72 hours to get results.

You must regularly upload your test results using Hancock's Vax Check online tool and make sure to use the online Daily Symptom Check tool before coming to campus.

To take advantage of FREE on-campus testing, employees and students must be registered with at least one of the two testing providers below. 


Color (Nasal PCR) - Santa Maria campus building W (East side) & Lompoc Valley Center building 2, Room 103

Registration link: https://home.color.com/covid/sign-up/start?partner=cdph1533

Hours of Operation

  • Santa Maria campus: Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (closed Thursdays)
  • Lompoc Valley Center: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Aptitude Clinical (Saliva PCR/NAAT) - Santa Maria campus building W (East side)

To register, contact Thomas Reynolds at 805-922-6966 ext. 3509 or thomas.reynolds4@hancockcollege.edu.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Testing is also available at various off-campus locations at no cost. Please visit the sites below for more information.

Testing results can take between 24-72 hours to be returned, and therefore we encourage students and staff to plan accordingly. It’s your responsibility to get tested.

Test results must be uploaded via the online Vax Check tool.

You can verify you vaccination status and/or testing results using Hancock's online Vax Check tool.

Students must answer the questions and upload test results there. When entering campus, students will show the Health Booth screeners their Vax Check results, which will be emailed to the student shortly after completing the Vax Check.

Not necessarily. To take advantage of FREE on-campus testing, employees and students must be registered with at least one of the two testing providers below. 


Color (Nasal PCR) - Santa Maria campus building W (East side) & Lompoc Valley Center building 2, Room 103

Registration link: https://home.color.com/covid/sign-up/start?partner=cdph1533

Hours of Operation

  • Santa Maria campus: Monday-Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (closed Thursdays)
  • Lompoc Valley Center: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Aptitude Clinical (Saliva PCR/NAAT) - Santa Maria campus building W (East side)

To register, contact Thomas Reynolds at 805-922-6966 ext. 3509 or thomas.reynolds4@hancockcollege.edu.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Testing is also available at various off-campus locations at no cost. Please visit the sites below for more information.

Testing results can take between 24-72 hours to be returned, and therefore we encourage students and staff to plan accordingly. It’s your responsibility to get tested.

Test results must be uploaded via the online Vax Check tool.

If you are awarded the Promise Plus, you must remain enrolled in 12 units of which the in-person class requirement will be waived if you have a vaccination exemption.

There is no deadline. As soon as you have received both doses of Pfizer or Moderna, or the single dose of Johnson & Johnson, you can upload their vaccination card using the Vax Check online tool. After two weeks have passed since a final dose, a student is considered vaccinated and no longer must undergo COVID-19 testing.

Need help accessing your vaccination card? Download a digital record from the State of California database at https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov/

At this time, COVID-19 booster shots are not required but strongly encouraged for those who are eligible to ensure significant protection from Covid-19 variants.

Additionally, those who are booster-eligible but have not received a booster will be treated as an unvaccinated person if they must quarantine due to an exposure.

I have other vaccination mandate questions

Immediately contact Student Health Services at 805-922-6966 ext. 3212 or text 805-691-2789. Our staff will advise you as to what you should do next.

Do not come onto campus and immediately contact Student Health Services at 805-922-6966 ext. 3212 or text 805-691-2789. Our staff will advise you as to what you should do next.

Contact your professor to find out what accommodations are available to make-up for missed classes. In some cases, accommodations may not be available. 

If you are identified as a close contact in an exposure situation, you will be contacted by a member of the college's COVID-19 Response Team and provided guidance on quarantine/isolation. Once contacted, next steps will depend on your vaccine status (e.g., vaccinated individuals do not need to quarantine unless they have symptoms). 

Effective Monday, March 14, 2022, masks are strongly recommended for indoor use, regardless of vaccination status.  

Health professionals recommend that individuals continue masking indoors. The following are examples of some circumstances where you may be asked to wear a mask:

  • Staff, faculty, or employees may request that guests join them in wearing a mask in an office environment.
  • Masking may be requested for indoor meetings, gatherings, or events that grow in size beyond the space provided and are unable to be relocated to an outdoor venue.
  • For some classroom environments (such as smaller science labs and computer labs) faculty and instructional staff may request that all participants wear a mask.

Public health experts recommend using masks such as N95, KN95, or surgical masks. The college can provide surgical or N95 masks upon request.

Some Hancock programs - such as those within the public safety, healthcare, athletics, and child care fields - may be subject to additional testing, masking, and vaccination protocols based on state health and professional licensing guidelines. Please refer to your instructors and deans for additional information and protocols.

Hancock greatly thanks our students, faculty, staff, and community members for their extraordinary diligence in keeping our college safe during the pandemic. We urge continued vigilance in following health and safety guidelines and ask our Bulldog family to practice patience, understanding, and respect during this time of transition.

No, however the college is offering many online courses. Check out Class Search for all course modality options.

No; State guidelines lifted requirements for social distancing, so classrooms are not configured for social distancing. 

No, online learners do not need to be vaccinated but must be vaccinated to access on-campus services. Many services are available online. Here is a list of campus departments and their contact information.

No, Concurrent Enrollment students do not need to be vaccinated according to the Hancock vaccination mandate. Concurrent Enrollment students should follow the guidance and requirements at their K-12 school site.

Yes, College Now! students must be vaccinated. College Now! courses are regular AHC courses on AHC campuses.