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Campus Updates Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Current Risk Level: LOWER RISK

Risk Level Descriptions

Green: Lower Risk

What does it mean for campus?
Cases are non-existent and transmission controlled.
What to expect:

  • Practice health and safety measures: physical distancing, daily health check, hand washing. Students and employees should remain at their place of residence if COVID-19 symptoms are exhibited.

  • Masks are not required for vaccinated persons. Masks are strongly advised for non-vaccinated persons. Some areas on campus such as classrooms and/or meeting areas may require mask usage.

  • Classes meet in person.

  • Visitors are allowed on campus.
  • Students and staff are required to adhere to all campus and State of Alaska guidelines.

Yellow: Medium Risk
What does it mean for campus?
Incidence of the virus remains low, but indicators show increased or potential for increase in transmission, and may include high levels Central Peninsula risk.
What to expect:

  • Practice health and safety measures: physical distancing, daily health check, hand washing.
  • Combination of in-person/hybrid and online learning.
  • Some areas on campus such as classrooms and/or meeting areas will require mask usage.
  • Additional steps will be taken on all or parts of campus to mitigate the potential for increased transmission and may include, for example:
    • Quarantine for groups or individuals arriving to campus.
    • Targeted quarantine for campus locations with clusters of infection.
    • Targeted restriction of on-campus access.
    • Students and staff are required to adhere to all campus and State of Alaska guidelines, including testing.

Red: Higher Risk
What does it mean for campus?
Significant increase in incidence and/or concerns related to available quarantine and isolation
What to expect:

    • Practice health and safety measures: physical distancing, daily health check, hand washing.
    • Frequency of testing may be increased for some populations.
    • Campus activities will be significantly limited; restrictions may include, for example
    • Classes moved to online only.
    • Campus operations highly restricted.
    • On-campus ACC students must remain in their rooms (except to receive meals or for testing) until such time as it is safe for them to return home. Provision will be made for students who cannot safely return to their homes.
    • Only essential employees and those needed to support residential students and research operations allowed on campus.
    • No gatherings of any size are permitted.
    • Visitors are not allowed on campus.
    • Travel is strongly discouraged and restrictions apply.
    • Government guidance may change and will be followed.

The following information is provided to comply with the Department of Education’s CARES Act Reporting requirements. This information is limited to CARES Act funding and does not include grant programs utilizing institutional funds.

HEERF Reporting as of: July 7, 2021

Alaska Christian College (“ACC”) has signed and returned to the Department of Education the Certification and Agreement that ACC has used, no less than 50% of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.

ACC will receive from the Department pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement [for] Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students $499,940.

The total number of students at ACC eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of the date listed above is: 130.

The total number of students who have received an Emergency Financial Aid Grant to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of January 10, 2021 is 110. ACC continues to award funds.

The methods utilized to determine distribution of emergency funds are as follows: An application process for students to request funds for their expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus, such as food, housing, course materials, technology, health care and child-care expenses under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act has been established. Award amounts are determined by ACC based upon an individualized review of the student emergency grant application in accordance with guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Education. As of April 10, 2021, the average amount awarded to a student is $1,410.

Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report

The following links provide Alaska Christian College’s Quarterly Budget and Expenditure Report under CARES Act Sections 18004(a)(1) Institutional Portion, 18004 (a)(2), and 18004(a)(3), if applicable, covering the quarter ending September 30, 2021.

HEERF Quarterly Reporting – Q3 2021
Jun.-30-2021-ACC-HEERF-quarterly-reporting
Mar.-31-2021-ACC-HEERF-quarterly-reporting
Dec.-31-2020-ACC-HEERF-quarterly-reporting

Sept.-30-2020-ACC-HEERF-quarterly-reporting

Updated October 10, 2021