The return will come with noticeable changes to campus life,
including social distancing protocols and health monitoring to
safeguard students, faculty, staff and the community.
The majority of fall courses, however, will take place online —
a decision that allows most Tri-C students to limit their
potential exposure to the coronavirus while continuing to work
“Our goal is for students to progress in their studies safely
and without disruption,” Tri-C President Alex Johnson
said. “With this mix of in-person and online courses, we’ve
tried to balance an on-campus college experience with necessary
The College shifted all classes online for the final months of
spring semester as Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine declared a State of
Emergency. Tri-C followed that by moving summer
classes online to build upon efforts to halt the COVID-19
The College expanded its technological infrastructure to meet
those online academic demands, creating more robust platforms
that will enhance future e-learning.
Fall semester online courses will be offered in a variety of
Online classes with set meeting times.
Days and times will be posted in the course registration system
and will appear on the schedule. Attendance and participation in
these virtual sessions is important and required.
Online classes with no set meeting times.
These classes do not require virtual sessions with the
instructor. This option is the most flexible, allowing students
to complete coursework within deadlines based upon their
schedules and availability.
Online classes with some on-site components. These classes take place primarily
online but require some on-campus sessions in order to use
specialized equipment or lab facilities.
Registration is open for Tri-C’s Fall 2020 semester. Such
classes begin Aug. 24, 2020. Visit tri-c.edu or call the
Enrollment Center at 216-987-6000 for more information.
More details on the phased reopening of College campuses and
sites will be made available to students and the community later
this summer. Adjustments may be made if deemed appropriate by
public health officials.