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Fall 2021 Learning - Students

Learning

Your success as a Butler student is important to us. Classes will begin on August 16 and go through December 10. There are some things you can expect on campus and in your classrooms.

 

GENERAL CAMPUS GUIDELINES

  • Self-screening questionnaire.
    • Prior to coming to campus, review the self-screening questionnaire at www.butlercc.edu/self-screening. If you answer yes to any of the questions, please stay home and notify your instructorsThis does not need to be filled out or submitted but reviewing these questions each day before coming to campus will help ensure the safety and health of all students, faculty, and staff.
  • Face masks are recommended.
    • Butler Community College recommends all students, faculty, staff and visitors to wear a mask in accordance with CDC recommendations. It is the goal of Butler Community College to keep all stakeholders safe by reducing the risk of the spread of COVID-19.
    These guidelines are subject to change.
    • As you know, COVID-19 data and recommendations are released regularly. As we look to local, state, and national officials for recommendations, our guidelines will be adjusted accordingly. We encourage you to refer to www.butlercc.edu/coronavirus for the latest updates.
  • Stay connected.
    • Butler faculty and staff will communicate critical information throughout the semester. Pay close attention to your Butler email, Canvas, and www.butlercc.edu/coronavirus.
  • Check Canvas prior to the start of classes.
    • Your instructors will release specific instructions for your classes prior to the start of the semester. Be sure to review this information and reach out to your instructors with any questions.

 

FAQs

  • What if I become ill, am exposed to someone with COVID-19, or travel to locations listed on the quarantine list?
    • You should complete the self-screening questionnaire before coming to campus each day (www.butlercc.edu/self-screening). If you answer yes to any of the questions (including travel to locations on the quarantine list) or are made aware that you have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please do not come to campus. Notify your instructors and contact the Butler College Health office at 316.322.3371.
  • What if I am in a high-risk category or live with/take care of someone in a high-risk category?
    • Butler offers a wide variety of online courses so we strongly encouraged students to enroll in an online option.
    What if I cannot come to campus and miss a class?
    • If you are unable to attend a class meeting, you should notify your instructor and check Canvas for any assignments that are due. Instructors may have recorded lectures and/or lecture notes posted in Canvas with information you will need to stay caught up; however, it is important to stay in communication with your instructor.
  • What if I am unable to start classes on August 16?
    • The schedule has been adjusted with your safety in mind, but you still have options. With our 12 and 8 week classes, you can start at a time that works for you.

 

FACE-TO-FACE COURSES

Butler will continue face-to-face meetings this fall under specific protocols and guidelines. Contact Academic Advising at 316.218.6259 or 316.322.3163 to get enrolled.

  • Face masks are recommended.
    • Butler Community College recommends all students, faculty, staff and visitors to wear a mask in accordance with CDC recommendations. We recognize that there may be instances in which you do not feel comfortable in a face-to-face setting; you are encouraged to enroll in an online section. It is the goal of Butler Community College to keep all stakeholders safe by reducing the risk of the spread of COVID-19.
  • Social distancing.
    • Social distancing has been adjusted to 3 feet in classroom and office settings.Social distancing has been adjusted to 3 feet in classroom and office settings.
  • Missed class meetings.
    • If you are unable to attend a class meeting, you should notify your instructor and check Canvas for any assignments that are due. Instructors may have recorded lectures and/or lecture notes posted in Canvas with information you will need to stay caught up; however, it is important to stay in communication with your instructor.

ONLINE COURSES

Students who prefer online learning or do not feel comfortable returning to face-to-face instruction this fall can enroll in online courses. Contact Academic Advising at 316.218.6259 or 316.322.3163 to get enrolled.

 

SETTING YOURSELF UP FOR SUCCESS

  • Check your Butler email frequently.
    • Butler faculty and staff will send important information to you via your Butler email address.
  • Check Canvas prior to your first class for specific instructions.
    • Your instructors will release specific instructions for your classes prior to the start of the semester. Be sure to review this information and reach out to your instructors with any questions.
  • Bookmark our Coronavirus webpage.
  • GrizzlySAFE App.
    • Be sure to download the Grizzly Safe app on your mobile device and enable push notifications. Updates on COVID-19 and other critical information are sent directly to your mobile device through our app. Free download for Apple and Android devices: www.butlercc.edu/grizzlysafe