COVID-19 and the Campus Community

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Stay safe over the Thanksgiving Break – Information and Updates

CLC Students, Wednesday, November 25 No classes (in-service day for faculty). Campuses will be closed, but all services will be available virtually 8 am - 4:30 pm. Thursday and Friday, November 26-27 The college will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. No classes. Offices closed. Monday, November 30 (just three weeks left in fall semester!) Fall semester classes resume with a few changes in building and service hours. With just three weeks...

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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...

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Fall Semester – we are open and ready for students!

By Dr. Hara Charlier, President of Central Lakes College It’s remarkable that only a few short months ago we took the initial steps to deal with COVID-19. Since then, the pandemic has dramatically altered our lives in ways we will always remember. Although there are still unknowns about the future, this much is certain: Central Lakes College will be open in the fall and ready to welcome students, and we are doing so with great...

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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