Updated Coronoavirus (COVID-19) Information

Updated information and resources from Lake Superior College/Minnesota State regarding concerns over Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As Lake Superior College continues to receive updated information from the Minnesota State system office and other government and healthcare partners, we will continue to provide updates here, www.lsc.edu/coronavirus, via email and through other official LSC communication channels including LSC’s official social media. If you have questions about COVID-19 that are not addressed here, please send them to info@lsc.edu and they will be routed to the appropriate contact. This situation is evolving rapidly and new information is constantly being updated. Please be sure to refer to this site and other forms of official communication from Lake Superior College and/or Minnesota State, www.minnstate.edu/coronavirus, to ensure information is accurate, verified and current. The top priority of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and Lake Superior College is protecting the health and safety of all students, employees and community members while also enabling students to progress their educational goals.

Latest Updates as of September 14, 2020

  • Lake Superior College is open and safely serving students this fall semester, with instruction and services delivered both online and in person (within the limitations established by Executive Order 20-73 and consistent with Minnesota OSHA Standards and MDH and CDC health, safety, and operational guidelines). We are enforcing social distancing and masks are required. Effective August 10, all students, faculty, staff and visitors who plan on being on campus for more than 15 minutes must complete the Minnesota State COVID-19 self-assessment screening available at lsc.edu/covid19selfassessment. More about this screening tool and other health and safety precautions are available in Lake Superior College’s Fall Semester COVID-19 Back-to-Campus Preparedness Plan, as well as https://www.minnstate.edu/coronavirus.
  • Minnesota State has developed a dashboard for reporting the COVID-19 case data that is impacting the colleges, universities, and the system office. The dashboard is updated weekly and serves as a tool to inform campus communities about changes in COVID-19 cases and community spread and aid campus leadership decision making.
  • Fall semester course delivery methods include a combination of on-campus, online and blend/hybrid options. Students please be sure to check D2L and your email for the latest updates from your instructors and/or advisors on specific courses, and/or contact your instructor(s) and/or advisor (lsc.edu/advising) with any questions directly related to a specific course or program.
  • Building and service hours have returned to regular Fall Semester hours/days, however are subject to change.
  • Student Services and the LSC Student Payment offices are available in person Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and/or by phone or virtual meetings.
  • We are enforcing social distancing so while there will not be any in-office meetings, however we can arrange meetings in an available conference room or in the LSC Welcome Room.
  • To contact Student Services via phone, please call (218) 733-7601 and use the following options below:
  • Campus tours are available and are generally limited to groups of ten or less, using social distancing and other safety precautions. Tour guests will undergo a brief health screening and are required to wear face masks/coverings while on campus. Virtual meetings with an admissions representative are also available. Please schedule a virtual meeting and/or contact Admissions at enroll@lsc.edu if you have any questions about applying to LSC or the admissions process or to schedule a tour.
  • The LSC Bookstore hours are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) bus stop has resumed service to LSC. Effective Monday, August 24, DTA will now be picking up and unloading at the Circle Drive entrance located in Lot #2. The DTA is still offering free fares to all riders.