FSCC COVID-19 UPDATE 3/19/2020

March 19, 2020

Date: March 19, 2020 
Time: 11:00 A.M. 
RE: FSCC novel coronavirus, COVID-19 update 

All Courses Online

ALL FSCC courses will be online for the remainder of the semester. This includes all technical courses/programs taught at CTEC, Construction Trades at La Harpe, Fort Scott John Deere/Welding, Harley-Davidson in Frontenac, Allied Health/Nursing at Burke Street, and Welding, Construction Trades, Criminal Justice, and Allied Health/Nursing in Miami County. All courses (including general education) will resume in the online format beginning March 30th.



For students without readily available internet access, please contact your local area internet service and cellular service providers. Many companies are working with students during this time to ensure access to internet services. If this is unsuccessful, please contact Janet Fancher (janetf@fortscott.edu) or Adam Borth (adamb@fortscott.edu).

Campus Access 

FSCC dorms: Closed for the remainder of the spring semester.


Bookstore, Library, Computer Labs and Student Success Center: CLOSED (updated 3.27.20) until “stay-at-home” order has been lifted. 


Campus tours: The admissions office is open and accepting applications, answering questions, and providing information to potential students. Physical campus tours are currently suspended, however, please reach out to the office if you have any questions or inquiries (admissions@fortscott.edu or 620.223.2700, ext. 3510). For more information, please visit the admissions webpage: http://www.fortscott.edu/admissions.


Advising and Enrollment: Fall enrollment will open March 30, and advising will be assisting students via phone appointments and email. To schedule an appointment please contact Russ Souza (russellso@fortscott.edu), Ashley Keylon (ashleyk@fortscott.edu), Quentin Choice (quentinc@fortscott.edu), or call 620.223.2700, ext. 3630. When calling, please leave a detailed message, including name, student ID (if applicable), and contact information.


Spring Play

The spring play, Space Girl, is officially cancelled.

Working Remotely

Some FSCC employees/departments are working remotely and outside of the traditional hours of operation. FSCC recommends email as the primary method of communication.



The situation remains very fluid and evolving, please check the FSCC website regularly. Stay safe. 


Alysia Johnston 


March 17th Update

March 15th Update (pdf)

COVID-19 Emergency Action Plan