COVID-19 Updates & Resources

Houston Community College continues to monitor COVID-19 and take proactive and prudent measures to protect the health and safety of students, faculty and staff in accordance with the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

View the latest updates from HCC regarding the College's response, it’s impact on operations, and how the College is adjusting to keep students on track with their educational goals. In addition to operational updates, several helpful resources can be found at the links below:

Latest Updates

  • Oct

    If you are planning to come to campus for your lab-based courses or an appointment with Student Services, there are some important things for you to know.

  • Sep

    We shared last week that we will start to bring select Students Services back to campus for in-person access by appointment only. To make sure you understand how to access these services and requirements if you’re on campus, we want to provide additional detail.

  • Sep

    As we finalize plans for in-person instruction this Fall, we continue to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic in the Houston area with your safety being our primary consideration. Since the COVID-19 Risk Level for Harris County remains Level 1 (or Red), we made the decision to further adjust our Fall plan.

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Safe Learning Environment - College Your Way

HCC offers a safe, affordable, flexible college experience. With four different options for learning, every student has the opportunity to find a learning option that works for them! Learn about the four options and feel good when you come back to school.

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Experiencing symptoms or concerned over possible exposure?

If you are a student and are experiencing symptoms or have concerns about being exposed, please:

  1. Stay home.
  2. Contact your healthcare provider.
  3. If you are supposed to be on campus for class, complete the HCC COVID-19 Pre-Screening questionnaire which will start our follow-up process. Also, let your faculty member know. We are committed to doing everything we can to help you navigate things while remaining safe and at home until you’re cleared to return to campus. 
  4. If you do not need to be on campus, you do not need to complete a self-report form. Still reach out to your faculty member so they are aware and can work with you to determine next steps for completing your assignments.


If you are a faculty or staff member and are experiencing symptoms or have concerns about being exposed, please:

  1. Stay home.
  2. Contact your healthcare provider.
  3. If you are supposed to be on campus, complete the HCC COVID-19 Pre-Screening questionnaire which will start our follow-up process.
  4. If you do not need to be on campus, fill out this Employee Self-Reporting Form and a staff member will contact you within 24 hours to obtain additional information and offer you assistance.

HCC is spearheading the creation and implementation of H-Force

HCC is spearheading the creation and implementation of H-Force – a crisis collaborative of educational institutions, independent school districts and entrepreneurial organizations brought together to address the personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages for the first responders and healthcare workers on the front lines fighting COVID-19.

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