Coronavirus (COVID – 19) Campus Response & Messages

Please monitor this webpage for updates as new information is released.

OFTC is currently closed to the public and will provide all services possible through virtual delivery methods (phone and email) with a few limited, on-campus labs. OFTC is committed to providing a safe environment for all students, faculty, and staff. 

  • July 13, 2020: OFTC plans to open in a limited capacity, allowing walk-ins for Office of Admissions and the Registrar’s departments only. Visitors to other areas are by appointment only. Classes remain online with limited labs on campus.
  • August 3, 2020: OFTC plans to fully reopen the college under normal operating hours. Fall classes begin on August 24 & on-campus, online and hybrid options will be available.

OFTC will continue to follow COVID-19 guidance from the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), including maintaining a social distance in classroom space and labs where possible. When social distancing cannot be maintained either in a classroom setting or lab, instructors and students will be asked to wear masks, as outlined in the previous TCSG policy on limited lab instruction. Outside of the classroom or lab environment, wearing masks is strongly encouraged, in conformity with the guidance issued by DPH and CDC.

Additional online resources related to OFTC’s current operations:

Press Releases; Messages from OFTC President Erica G. Harden

Our lives have changed greatly in the last two weeks, but our commitment to one another, to our students, and to our communities remain steadfast. We are transitioning to distance education classes for our credit, non-credit and adult education classes. This will be a new adventure for some, but we will be here to guide you through it. We have to think differently about college and the way we are living our lives right now. However, we must remain committed to each other and our communities.

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