COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Cases at Spoon River College

These numbers reflect positive cases* of COVID-19 for individuals associated with Spoon River College.
*Confirmed case count only reflects those who have been on campus.  Students enrolled fully online and who have not visited campus will not be counted on this table. 
Updated: January 6, 2021

Campus or Site # of Confirmed Active Cases # of Recovered Cases* Total Cases since March 2020

*Recovered- Release letter from the Illinois Department of Public Health

Below are three links to offer guidance related to COVID-19:  


COVID-19 Positive or Suspected Case Report Form

Return to School/Work Flowchart Following a COVID-19 Related Absence

For details about our services and operations, please click on the green boxes below

Updated: Monday, November 9, 2020
Campus hours of operation: Mondays through Fridays, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm​

• 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. 
• The Learning Resource Center will continue to offer virtual services, and some limited face-to-face services will be also offered with an appointment.
• Academic and student support services are available for virtual or in-person appointments to provide assistance for student access.
• Computer labs will be available. Computing space is limited in each area, and occupancy of the LRC may also be limited.

• Student Support Services will provide an in-person option to access specific student support services on a limited basis.
• 1:1 student services (i.e., Advising, Career Services, etc.) will continue to be delivered remotely and an in person appointments will be available upon request during regular service hours.
• Testing Center reopens with appointment only approach and social distancing/sanitization.
• Admission, Enrollment, and Financial Aid Services service counters open for student document drop-off, signing paperwork, and general assistance. Virtual services will remain available, and are encouraged.
• Bookstore and Student Accounts: tuition payment and book sales/rentals will continue through in-person and virtual services.
• Computing Help Desk support will continue through virtual services.

• Students should monitor their Canvas accounts for up-to-date information about their sections for fall 2020 classes.
• Students who are on campus during scheduled class time to work with faculty will be required to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and social distancing protocols.         
• Classes are available in 3 formats -- blended course delivery and on-campus services that allow a mix of face-to-face classes but with reduced enrollment, hybrid courses that involve both online and classroom work, and courses that are online only. Registration is now open for 2021 Spring and Summer semester classes. To register, contact your advisor. If you aren't sure who your advisor is, email or call 309-649-6400 (Canton Campus) or 309-833-6069 (Macomb Campus).

• Face Coverings - Students and visitors are required to wear face coverings while on campus.
• Social Distancing - Six feet of social distancing is required on campus at all times. All meetings should continue to be held in a virtual format.
• If you are having any COVID Symptoms, please do not enter the building.
• Please read and adhere to all guidance as posted on signs around campus. 

• Frequent hand washing is required. Additionally, we are making efforts to obtain adequate hand sanitizer around campus.
• When the Canton Campus Cafeteria opens, adjustments will be made to the service and dining area. Vending machines will be available.
• Occupancy will be limited in certain areas.
• High-touch areas will be disinfected nightly.
• As of November 4, 2020, no gatherings of more than 25 people will be allowed and everyone must maintain a social distance of 6 feet.

• As of November 4, 2020, Macomb Outreach Center allows rentals of 25 or fewer including presenter/instructor per classroom.
• As of November 4, 2020, Engle Conference Center in Canton will allow rentals of 25 or fewer including presenter/instructor per classroom.