Flu, COVID-19 and Health Updates

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Please visit our COVID-19 information page for the latest updates from Southeastern Community College.

Southeastern Community College is closely monitoring updates from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, and the Columbus County Health Department regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and other related health issues. SCC officials are being updated and meeting as needed to review ongoing plans to help ensure the safety of our students, faculty, staff, and community.

Please review the latest information from the college as follows – we will continue to update students and employees as new information is available.

July 21, 2020

Southeastern Community College has resumed campus operations and faculty and staff are working hard to prepare to resume on-campus classes for fall 2020. Every member of the Southeastern community must be ready to create a culture of health and safety.

The health and safety of our community is our priority as we adapt to the COVID-19 threat. The college has established a “Moving Forward” COVID-19 plan with information including health & wellness, academic calendars, classrooms, offices, operations, campus events, and employee information. 

May 26, 2020

The college is open with limited classes and services. Virtual assistance is still available. If you call the SCC Helpline in advance students and prospective students may come to campus to get assistance with an application, admissions, advising, residency, financial aid, etc. Virtual assistance is still available.

May 11, 2020

As part of the Federal CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act, Southeastern Community College (SCC) received funding, which will be provided as direct payments to eligible students as emergency funding for expenses incurred related to the disruption of campus operations due to Coronavirus. Students can apply online. For questions, contact Financial Aid. Applications will be available until funding is expended.

The College Bookstore is open to students with precautions set in place.

March 24, 2020

Southeastern Community College is closed to the public until further notice.

If you need help during this time, SCC has established a Helpline that can be reached by dialing 910-788-6358 or by emailing helpcenter@sccnc.edu.

Assistance and Support during COVID-19

In Response to COVID-19, after March 28, 2020, SCC will transition most face-to-face courses to online courses. Faculty will be contacting students via email and Rams Online.

If you need help during this time, SCC has established a Helpline that can be reached by dialing 910-788-6358 or by emailing helpcenter@sccnc.edu.

March 16, 2020

SCC Transitions Online and Moves Spring Break

The college will be closed to students and employees on March 16-22.

In response to the current health crisis Southeastern Community College is modifying the academic calendar as follows: 


  • College closed March 16-22.
  • Spring break has been rescheduled to March 23-27. 

Workforce Continuing Education

  • All Basic Skills face-to-face classes are suspended March 16-29. 
  • All Workforce Continuing Education Face-to-Face and Personal Interest classes are suspended March 16-29. 
  • Online Workforce Continuing Education and Basic Skills classes will continue as scheduled.

Updates will be communicated through text, email, website, social media, and area media outlets.

March 14, 2020

SCC Closed to Students and Employees

SCC will be closed on Monday, March 16, to students and employees. The leadership team will meet to evaluate the situation and determine the next steps. We will send a status update on Monday, March 16. Updates will be communicated through text, email, website, social media, and area media outlets.

March 12, 2020

SCC has been in conversations today, March 12, 2020, with local government officials and North Carolina State Government offices including the North Carolina Community College System (NCCCS). Discussions have also been held with local school personnel.

Based on these conversations, SCC will continue to remain open. During the coming days, the college will closely monitor any changing conditions.

March 11, 2020

Updated on July 21, 2020.

Please visit our COVID-19 “Moving Forward” page for the latest updates from Southeastern Community College.

College leadership continues to monitor the flu and coronavirus situation and meet frequently to determine the best course of action, as we receive updates from Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, the Columbus County Health Department, and the N.C. Community College System.

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