COVID - 19 FAQs

March 17, 2020

Hibbing Community College and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities are committed to protecting the health of all students, faculty, and staff. Therefore, as of March 30, all classes at Hibbing Community College are being delivered in a distance-only format.

Students should email and/or call student support services with questions/concerns: 218-262-7292.

We remind you to be respectful of all members of our campus community. No actions or language should be directed against anyone based on race, ethnicity, or religion based on the origins of COVID-19

Students who have appointments with advisors/counselors will be contacted via phone to discuss alternate meeting delivery.


Academic Support Center: Tutoring will be made available online through D2L linked Tutor.com. Once you log into D2L with your Star ID and Password, the link to the tutoring service will be at the bottom right of the webpage.

Accessibility Resources: If you have approved accommodations through Disability Services, or if you feel you would benefit from these services, you are encouraged to reach out to Jen Boben at jenniferboben@hibbing.edu.

Athletics: HCC spring sporting events have all been cancelled.

Campus Buildings & Services: For the safety of our campus community, we are limiting access to our academic building exterior doors until further notice. The north and south main entrances will be unlocked during normal business hours, but the rest of the campus remains closed to the public. Only student access will be permitted at this time.

Computer Labs and Internet Access: The computer labs in D110 and D130 will remain open on a limited basis for students only, with appropriate social distancing and frequent cleaning of surfaces There will be a limit of 10 students per lab. We will also attempt to amplify WiFi service to the parking lots outside of Cardinal Hall and the north part of the B Building. Signal strength and bandwidth may vary upon usage and demand.

D2L: To access, visit www.hibbing.edu , Quick Links, D2L Brightspace, sign on with Starid and password.

Email: HCC Email is the official means of communication. To access, visit www.hibbing.edu , Quick Links, Email Login, Starid@go.minnstate.edu, enter password, click on Outlook.

Emergency Alerts: Please make sure your information is current: https://hibbing.edu/index/star-alert

Gym and Fitness Center: The Athletics Building and gym is now closed to visitors.

Cardinal Hall (Housing): Refunds are now available for students that occupied Cardinal Hall this spring. Please check your email for communications regarding move-out details, deadlines, and refunds.

Library: The library building is now closed to visitors. Library services continue to be available virtually via our web page, and there will be a daily drop-in Zoom session from 8am-1pm: https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/758998616, Meeting ID: 758 998 616

Planetarium: HCC Paulucci Planetarium will be closed down for events until further notice.


For additional information, please refer to Minnesota State's Information page on the Covid - 19 Virus.


For specific questions or concerns related to COVID-19 at Hibbing Community College, please contact:

Aaron Reini - Interim Provost, HCC

Email: aaronreini@hibbing.edu

Phone: 218-262-7362

Office: L-110



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