College will offer a range of course delivery options to meet student needs.
New policies and practices are in place to guard against the spread of COVID-19 in DMACC facilities this fall.
DMACC wants students to have a choice in how and where they learn.
Face-to-face and many other learning options will be offered this fall.
administrators and staff are busy preparing the College's 12 campuses
and learning centers across Central Iowa to be open and ready for
students when the fall semester starts on Aug. 26th.
expanding our online programs this fall, including DMACC Rx (Real Time
Virtual), we will also offer a range of face-to-face classes," said Rob
Denson, President of DMACC. “It's important to provide students with
different options in how and where they want to learn. Students will
have greater flexibility this year to choose the learning environment
that's right for them."
Denson said students will have access to
the same high-quality academic and student supports in both environments
throughout the fall term. The College has developed new policies and
protocols to help protect those students, faculty and staff from
contracting COVID-19 while they are in DMACC facilities.
“The safety and well-being of our students is our top priority," Denson said.
of those steps to reduce or eliminate the spread of the coronavirus
include expanding cleaning protocols, creating signage to emphasize
safety, reducing the number of students in classrooms, modifying time
between classes to reduce congestion in buildings and common areas, and
instituting physical distancing and face covering requirements.
those students who may not feel comfortable being in public places, the
College has created DMACC Rx or (R) real (x) time virtual classes that
are offered on a set day and time via computer. They can see and
interact with their professors and fellow classmates in real time. DMACC
will also offer web-blended which is a combination of face-to-face and
online as well as traditional online classes. For a complete list of
learning options, visit www.dmacc.edu/registration/Pages/summer-class-delivery.aspx.
all very excited about welcoming students back this fall, and we want
them to feel comfortable in whatever learning environment they choose,"
Denson said. “We realize it's been a difficult year for many of our
students and their families. Our goal is to make the fall semester as
stress-free, safe and rewarding for them as possible."
For interviews, contact DMACC President Rob Denson, (515) 964-6520, email@example.com