COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Cases at Spoon River College

These numbers reflect positive cases of COVID-19 for individuals associated with Spoon River College. 
Updated: September 17, 2020

Campus or Site Total # of Confirmed Positive CasesTotal # of Recovered Cases*Total Cases since March 2020

*Recovered- Release letter from the Illinois Department of Public Health

Below are three links to offer guidance related to COVID-19:  


COVID-19 Positive or Suspected Case Report Form

Return to School/Work Flowchart Following a COVID-19 Related Absence

For details about our services and operations, please click on the green boxes below

Updated: Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Campus hours of operation: Mondays through Fridays, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm​

• 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. 
• The Learning Resource Center will continue to offer virtual services, and some limited face-to-face services will be also offered with an appointment.
• Academic and student support services are available for virtual or in-person appointments to provide assistance for student access.
• Computer labs will be available. Computing space is limited in each area, and occupancy of the LRC may also be limited.

• Student Support Services will provide an in-person option to access specific student support services on a limited basis.
• 1:1 student services (i.e., Advising, Career Services, etc.) will continue to be delivered remotely and an in person appointments will be available upon request during regular service hours.
• Testing Center reopens with appointment only approach and social distancing/sanitization.
• Admission, Enrollment, and Financial Aid Services service counters open for student document drop-off, signing paperwork, and general assistance. Virtual services will remain available, and are encouraged.
• Bookstore and Student Accounts: tuition payment and book sales/rentals will continue through in-person and virtual services.
• Computing Help Desk support will continue through virtual services.

• Students should monitor their Canvas accounts for up-to-date information about their sections for fall 2020 classes.
• Students who are on campus during scheduled class time to work with faculty will be required to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and social distancing protocols.         
• Fall 2020 semester classes are available in 3 formats -- blended course delivery and on-campus services that allow a mix of face-to-face classes but with reduced enrollment, hybrid courses that involve both online and classroom work, and courses that are online only. Fall 2020 12-week classes begin September 21, and second 8-week classes begin October 19.  To register for 12-week or 8-week classes, contact your advisor. If you aren't sure who your advisor is, email or call 309-649-6400 (Canton Campus) or 309-833-6069 (Macomb Campus).

• Face Coverings - Students and visitors are required to wear face coverings while on campus.
• Social Distancing - Six feet of social distancing is required on campus at all times. All meetings should continue to be held in a virtual format.
• If you are having any COVID Symptoms, please do not enter the building.
• Please read and adhere to all guidance as posted on signs around campus. 

• Frequent hand washing is required. Additionally, we are making efforts to obtain adequate hand sanitizer around campus.
• The Canton Campus Cafeteria will open September 14, 2020 with adjustments to service and dining area. Vending machines will be available.
• Occupancy will be limited in certain areas.
• High-touch areas will be disinfected nightly.
• No gatherings of more than 50 people will be allowed and everyone must maintain a social distance of 6 feet.

• Macomb Outreach Center allows rentals of 50 or fewer including presenter/instructor per classroom.
• Engle Conference Center in Canton will begin rentals on September 1, allowing rentals of 50 or fewer including presenter/instructor per classroom.