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News and Updates

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CLC will be better than ever this fall

CLC will be better than ever this fall Central Lakes College is excited to be returning this fall to the rich array of experiences for which CLC is known, including in-person learning, athletics an many other on-campus student activities. “While we will always prioritize the health and safety of the college community, we are confident in our decision to return to a better than normal fall semester,” said Dr. Hara Charlier, President of Central Lakes...

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February 1st Update

February 1st Update Greetings students, We hope that your semester is off to a good start. While we know things continue to be challenging, we want to remind you that we are here to help and are happy to announce new ways to connect with CLC staff. COVID-19 cases continue to trend down on our campuses, as well as throughout our area counties and state. Because of this downward trend, we are expanding service hours...

Updates for Spring Semester 2021

Updates for Spring Semester 2021 We are so excited to begin spring semester classes as scheduled – with plenty of flexibility – on January 11, 2021. First Week of Classes All courses utilizing the HyFlex delivery option will meet virtually the first week of spring semester. Your instructors will be communicating further with you through the class announcements page on D2L, which opens early on Friday, January 8 at 12:01 am. Please make sure to...

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Face Coverings Required On Campus

Central Lakes College will require face coverings in compliance with the Governor 's recent executive order. As of July 25, 2020, per the Governor's Executive Order 20-81, people in Minnesota are required to wear a face covering in all public indoor spaces and indoor businesses, unless you are alone. Additionally, workers are required to wear a face covering when working outdoors in situations where social distancing cannot be maintained. Research has shown that use of...

Important Information about COVID-19

The College is committed to taking all necessary steps to protect the health and safety of our faculty, staff and students.

This is a rapidly evolving situation; the most up-to-date information can be found through the Minnesota Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

This page is intended to provide information about COVID-19, precautions that are being taken and prevention measures you can take. It is not all-encompassing and should not be considered to be providing medical or legal advice. Please consult with a relevant expert for more thorough answers to specific concerns or questions.

CLC contact Kari Christiansen, Vice President of Administrative Services at or (218) 855-8060

COVID-19 Notice

Central Lakes College holds as paramount the health, safety and welfare of every member of its community. Central Lakes College however, cannot guarantee a COVID-19-free environment. Unfortunately, the risk of COVID-19 exposure exists in all public places where people are present. Central Lakes College is taking all recommended steps to mitigate this risk, but we cannot categorically guarantee you will not get sick. Minimizing the risk of COVID-19 infections (or any other spread of disease) at Central Lakes College is a shared responsibility. As outlined below, every member of our community – including you – must do their part. Understand that if you return to the physical campus of Central Lakes College, there is a risk you may contract COVID-19 and that illness, injury or death is a possible result.

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