Home - Services at L&C - Health and Wellness - COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information - FAQ & Resources Frequently Asked Questions & Digital Resources We've created this page to help answer your questions and supply you with digital resources to use in these uncertain times. Please browse the categories or search this page using control+F and a keyword to find the information you're looking for. If you have a question and you cannot find the answer on this page, email us at email@example.com and we will find an answer for you. Need to contact a specific department or faculty member? Search the L&C online Directory. L&C Directory Advising & Enrollment Enrollment Services, (618) 468-2222, firstname.lastname@example.org Is campus open?As of Wednesday, Nov. 18, new restrictions have been put into place for the remainder of the fall semester. The college will close for winter break early, at 4:30 p.m., Dec. 18, and will not reopen until Monday, Jan. 4. Many services are being offered remotely, and will continue to be available in person by appointment. Can I meet with an advisor?Advisors are available to connect with students by appointment. Please call or text (618) 468-2222 or email email@example.com or if you know your advisor, you can contact them directly. Will I still be able to enroll for classes?We are currently enrolling for Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021. Registrations can be completed via phone, through a Lewis and Clark email account, tor through Student Planner. How will transcript requests be handled? Transcript requests can be completed through Student Planner. I'm a new student. Where do I go for my orientation? We will be providing orientation online. Please contact us at (618) 468-5240 or firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Assessment Center Jennifer Churchill-Allen, Coordinator, Assessment Center, (618) 468-5240, email@example.comSamantha Hurst, Specialist, Assessment Center, (618) 468-5230, firstname.lastname@example.orgMelissa Mullen, Office Assistant, N.O. Nelson campus, (618) 468-5851, email@example.com How can I take the HESI test for nursing program?Please check the Nursing Department home page, www.lc.edu/nursing, for test dates and more information. How do I take my placement test? Placement testing is available by appointment. For information and policies go to www.lc.edu/testing/. To set up your testing time, contact us at (618) 468-5240 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Bookstore L&C Bookstore, (618) 468-2268, email@example.com - Due to high volume, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org for the quickest response. Is the Bookstore open?The L&C Bookstore is offering contactless pick-up and rental returns by appointment and the store will be open limited hours. Hours and more information are available at www.lc.edu/Bookstore/. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the bookstore can only allow five customers at a time into the store. When do I need to return my rental books?Rental books for the Fall 2020 are due to the bookstore by Friday, December 18, 2020. Contact the bookstore at email@example.com or (618) 468-2268 to set up an appointment for the rental return. For more information, check out our Rental Check-In FAQ. How can I get my textbooks for next semester?Students can login to the online bookstore at www.bkstr.com/lclarkstore to place an order for their books. Contactless pick-up is available. You can now use your financial aid online. More information, including online ordering and Financial Aid instructions, is available at lc.edu.bookstore Bursar's Office Denise Roth, Specialist, Bursar's Office, (618) 468-3314, firstname.lastname@example.orgDestiny Kwas, Specialist, Bursar's Office, (618) 468-3313, email@example.com How do I make a payment on my student account?Payments can be made in person, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, or online at www.lc.edu/blazernet. After logging into BlazerNet and accessing the Students menu, you will find a Billing and Payments section. From there, options exist to Make a Payment, View Account Activity, or Create an Installment Plan. Tuition, fees and fines can be paid by MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or American Express. There is no fee for this service. How can I access my payroll check for student employment? For all accounts in good standing/without restriction, checks will be mailed. I've been de-registered for non-payment. How do I re-enroll? You can re-enroll by contacting the Enrollment Center, or by contacting your advisor by phone or through your Lewis and Clark email account. If I register for a class, how can I pay? Payments can be made in person or online at www.lc.edu/blazernet. After logging into BlazerNet and accessing the Students menu, you will find a Billing and Payments section. From there, options exist to Make a Payment, View Account Activity, or Create an Installment Plan. Tuition, fees and fines can be paid by MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or American Express. There is no fee for this service. How can I access my 1098-T tax form?Instructions to access your 1098-T electronically as well as other information regarding this IRS form can be found at https://www.lc.edu/bursar-1098t/. If you have additional questions, please direct them to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (618)468-3444 and leave a message. You can expect to receive a response within 24 hours. Campus Events Is the Godfrey campus open for events? Since our state has moved into Phase 4, the college has started to open campus for events, including gatherings of 50 or fewer people. According to the Public Safety Administrator, this amount includes everyone in the room, including Lewis and Clark staff. What safety precautions are required during an event? All guests are required to wear face coverings both inside and outside the buildings on campus at all times. We continue to ask all guests to social distance by staying six feet apart. As a state-funded college, we have specific guidelines that we must follow compared to other commercial rental facilities. Lewis and Clark will continue to follow all state guidelines, which may include tighter restrictions if health and safety are at risk at any time. Can I book an event this year? We are continuing to book events in 2020 with these restrictions in place. Please reach out to our Campus Events Coordinator, Paige Lemasson, at CampusEvents@lc.edu or (618) 468-3270 with any questions about events. Career and Technical Programs What if my courses are not available online?2020 Spring CTE students who were unable to complete hands-on training during the stay at home order have returned to campus to finish. Fall courses will be offered through one of five modes of instruction with a sixth mode offered in Spring 2021. More information is available in Lewis and Clark Community College's Plan for a Safe Return to Campus. Career Services Is help with resumes, job search, etc. still available? Yes, the L&C Career Resource Center will continue to provide services via email, on the phone and via Zoom. Contact Terri DeWerff, Career Resources Specialist, at email@example.com or (618) 468-5503. Who can help with WIOA questions? Contact Terry Lane, Director of Career and Veteran Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (618) 468-5500. College for Life/Supported College Transition Rosie Ellington, Program Coordinator, Supported College Transition, (618)468-5701, email@example.comKay Werner, Instructor, College for Life, (618)468-5701, firstname.lastname@example.org Are College for Life classes cancelled?No. Classes are available and offered in a virtual format. Will I get a refund? Students have two weeks into the semester to receive a full refund if he/she decides to drop all classes for the fall. A check will be mailed to the address listed on the student's record, or it will be refunded back to your credit card. Please contact Rosie Ellington or Kay Werner to verify the address we have on file if you aren't sure where the refund will be mailed. I miss my friends and teachers. How can I keep in touch? We have a College for Life Facebook group where we can continue to share things. This would also be a good time to learn something new, like using Zoom and have a group chat. We have posted information on using these tools in our Facebook group. Commencement Heidi Plunkett, Registrar, (618) 468-5110 email@example.com Will there be a Commencement ceremony for 2020 graduates?To ensure everyone's safety during the current COVID-19 pandemic, Lewis and Clark Community College's 49th Annual Commencement ceremony will be presented in a virtual format. The ceremony will premiere live at 7 p.m., Sunday, December 20, on the college’s YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/lewisandclarkcc and will celebrate the achievements of those who graduated in Fall 2019, Spring 2020 and Summer 2020. More information is available at www.lc.edu/Graduation/ Do I still need to order a cap and gown? Please contact Registrar Heidi Plunkett at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. What if I already ordered a cap and gown? Your order can be picked up through the Bookstore. Check your student email for instructions. When will I receive my diploma? Diplomas have been mailed by US Postal Service. Graduates will receive a confirmation email from the Registrar when the diplomas are shipped. Community Education/Non-Credit Courses Becky Moore, Division Assistant, Community Education, (618) 468-5701, email@example.com Are my personal enrichment classes/my child's non-credit classes canceled? Most non-credit classes beginning in March or April have been canceled but some non-credit music classes are being taught online. Please contact your instructor for details. Is the pool open? No. The Hatheway Cultural Center, including the pool, is currently closed. If you or your child are taking a swim class, please contact Swim Coordinator Kathy Conlee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Community Resources All current and prospective students facing challenges and seeking resources, contact Alice Bunjan, email@example.com or call 618-468-2730 for information and assistance. Student Resources Madison County Community Resources Local Food Pantries Student Services Hub I have questions or need assistance with housing, health or employment. Who do I contact? If you live in Madison, Bond, Jersey or parts of Calhoun Counties, contact the IL Worknet Center in Wood River at https://www.co.madison.il.us/departments/community_development/index.php If you live in Macoupin, Greene, Morgan, Scott or Montgomery Counties, contact The Carlinville Job Center at http://www.west-central.org/resources.php If you live in St Clair County, contact Southwestern Illinois WorkNet at http://www.mawib.org/Pages/default.aspx Counseling Renee Bauer, Counseling, (618) 468-4125, firstname.lastname@example.org Can I speak to a counselor on campus?Our counselors are not seeing students face to face during this time but will be able to assist you over the phone. Please call (618) 468-4121 to schedule an appointment or email a counselor directly. Renee Bauer can be reached at email@example.com. Terri Austin can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are experiencing a crisis and need emergency help, please visit https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org or call 1-800-273-8255 to reach the National Suicide Prevention Hotline. Dining Services Are the Cafés open?Due to current standards set by the State of Illinois Resurgence Mitigation Plan, both the Commons Café and the Reid Café are closed at this time. The Commons Café Grab and Go is scheduled to reopen January 19, 2021. Disability Support How can I get help with accommodations due to a disability?Please contact your academic advisor, Emily DeGrand, at email@example.com or call or text (618) 468-4128 for help with accommodation support. Family Health Clinic Family Health Clinic, (618) 468-6800 Is the Family Health Clinic open? The Family Health Clinic is open by appointment only with no walk-ins. Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Patients with appointments will be asked to call when they arrive and wait in their car until a nurse calls them to let them know that a room is open. Patients will be asked to wear a mask the entire time that they are on campus and in the clinic. Financial Aid Financial Aid, (618) 468-2223 Are you still processing financial aid? Yes, financial aid processing is continuing and advisors are taking appointments. If a student prefers, the advising session can be conducted through Blackboard Collaborate (please contact the Financial Aid at 468-2223 to set this up). Many financial aid questions can also be answered via email. Students can log into Self Service and see which advisor to contact to submit their questions or concerns. Students are urged to call their advisor or the Financial Aid office to schedule an appointment or if they have any questions. When will I find out if I am eligible for aid? The Financial Aid office will notify you via U.S. Mail and Lewis and Clark email regarding eligibility. Eligibility for the 2020-2021 academic year will be announced in May. When/how will I hear if I am being awarded a scholarship for 2020-2021? Awards will be announced late June and recipients will be notified through their Lewis and Clark email address. What if I need to drop a class? First contact your Financial Aid advisor by phone or through your Lewis and Clark email account prior to dropping a class to ensure the withdrawal will not impact your financial aid. The withdrawal process can then be completed by contacting your academic advisor via phone or through your Lewis and Clark email account. What if my income has significantly changed due to COVID-19? Please schedule an appointment with your Financial Aid Advisor to discuss your 2020 income changes. More Questions?Check out Financial Aid FAQ's at www.lc.edu/financial_aid or contact the Financial Aid office at 468-2223. Information Technology Blackboard (Online Classes)blackboard.lc.edu Student Emailoutlook.com/owa/lc.edu Blazernetwww.lc.edu/blazernet Self-Serviceselfservice.lc.edu L&C Catalogcatalog.lc.edu Academic Calendarwww.lc.edu/degrees-courses Colleaguehttps://colleagueui.lc.edu Faculty/Staff Emailhttps://email.lc.edu SARS Anywherehttps://sars.lc.edu/SARSAnywhere/Login.aspx LC Alert (Make sure your contact info is up to date)www.lc.edu/lcalert Zoom Web conferencing (instructions)https://lewisclark.zoom.us/ What if I don't have internet access? Free WiFi is now available in the parking lot next to Security on L&C's Godfrey Campus and in the parking lot next to the N4 building on L&C's N.O.Nelson Campus for students, faculty and staff who need to access it. The Godfrey Campus network is called "LC-Wireless" and no password is needed. The N.O.Nelson Campus network requires your Blazernet ID and password. Library Services Is the library open? The Reid Memorial Library and the library computer lab will be open Monday - Friday 8 a.m - 4:30 p.m. In accordance with state guidelines, a mask or cloth face covering is required while on campus. (Disposable masks, as available, provided upon request.) Online reference support through chat and Zoom will be available Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. . Please check lc.edu/library for hours and information. How can I access the library's resources?IMPORTANT: You will need to log in to access full-text articles and electronic books using the 14-digit number on your Student ID. If you don't know your number, log into BlazerNet, select "My Library ID Number" and find your number next to "Library Badge ID." If you need help, contact the Library. To access full-text articles from newspapers, magazines and journals: https://www.lc.edu/Article_Databases To access full-text electronic books: http://lcproxy.lc.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=net&defaultdb=nlebk What if I need help with research? You can work with our librarians in the following ways: Zoom meeting: Contact Greg Cash firstname.lastname@example.org, Liz Burns email@example.com or use the library’s online chat - to schedule. Online chat: www.lc.edu/library Text: (618) 565-04LC! Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org What if I still have books I need to return? If you currently have library materials that were checked-out during the spring semester, those items can now be returned to Reid Library. There will be no overdue fines assessed for these items. For items that are not returned, a restriction will be placed on your account for the replacement cost of the item. When the item is returned the restriction will be removed. Online Classes How do I access Blackboard? Blackboard can be accessed at https://blackboard.lc.edu. Use your BlazerNet username and password to log in. How do I get help using Blackboard? For faculty: We offer online office hours at https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/2873e36ba2df44bcbb27f18905ad80f7 for faculty who need one-on-one assistance. For students: All students are enrolled in the Blackboard Student Resources organization which is accessed by logging into Blackboard. Here, there are how-to documents for using Blackboard and a discussion forum where students can get their questions answered asynchronously. We also offer online office hours at https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/2873e36ba2df44bcbb27f18905ad80f7 for students who needs one-on-one assistance. For both: Call or email our Blackboard support at (618) 468-2610 or email@example.com Media & Creative Services Is the Print Shop running?The Print Shop will reopen by appointment only on July 6. If you need assistance, please contact Monica Furlow at firstname.lastname@example.org. Is Media Services still available to help with promotions? We will continue to work virtually, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Contact Laura Inlow at email@example.com. Security On Campus Campus Safety (618) 468-2300 or Dial "2300" from a campus phone Brad Raish, Director, Campus Safety, (618) 468-3160, firstname.lastname@example.org Is Campus Safety on campus? Campus Safety will remain on campus 24 hours a day and available at the Security Building or by calling (618) 468-2300. Student Activities & Engagement Jared Hennings, Coordinator, Student Activities, (618) 468-6400, email@example.com Student Success Center Writing Desk, firstname.lastname@example.orgScience/Math Resource Center and STEM Resource Center, email@example.comCommunications Lab/Trimpe Lab, firstname.lastname@example.orgCareer Resource Lab, email@example.comPsychology Study Center, firstname.lastname@example.orgBusiness, email@example.comOnline Paper Submission, firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Is the Student Success Center open? The Student Success Centers are available virtually. Can I meet with a tutor? We have several ways for you to interact with a tutor virtually: over the phone, email, synchronous sessions via Blackboard Collaborate and online paper submission (OPS). Please visit www.lc.edu/SSC for further information on how to contact a tutor and schedule an appointment. Veterans Services Terry Lane, Director, Career and Veteran Services, (618) 468-5500 , firstname.lastname@example.org. Will I still be able to receive my benefits? If you have questions about VA or State of IL education benefits based on your military service, please email Terry Lane, Director of Career and Veteran Services, at email@example.com. Workforce Education Solutions & Safety Training (WESST) WESST, (618) 468-5787 Dawn Zedolek, Program Coordinator, WESST, (618) 468-5785, firstname.lastname@example.org Are your workforce education and safety programs still running? Some programs of this department will be moving online or rescheduled to a later date. For all questions about safety training or any other workforce certifications and educational programs, please call (618) 468-5787 and leave your name and complete phone number (repeat twice) and someone will return your call. Is the Bethalto Education Center open? The Bethalto Education Center is now open by appointment only. Please call (618) 468-5787 and leave your name and number so we can call you back to make scheduling arrangements. Pre-registration is required for all contractor safety training. Click here for the pre-registration form or call (618) 468-5787.