Coronavirus Response

No cases of coronavirus have been identified on Edgecombe Community College campuses. The College will continue to assess and provide updates as the situation progresses. Students and employees should check the College website, social media channels, and their ECC-issued email for updates.


Posted Friday, March 27, 2020

Advising and registration for summer and fall semesters are postponed until further notice.

The Graduation Ceremony, originally scheduled for May 9, has been rescheduled for Friday, August 7, at 10 a.m.

Online instruction and limited face-to-face instruction resumed March 23. The Student Resource Center in the library in Building C on the Tarboro campus is available to assist students who do not have reliable internet access. Hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call (252) 618-6564 or contact Ask A Librarian. Computers, resource materials, and tutoring services are available in the Student Resource Center. Social distancing and a rigorous cleaning schedule have been implemented.

Edgecombe Community College is closed to the public until further notice.


Posted Friday, March 20, 2020

Edgecombe Community College is closed to the public until further notice. All campus activities are cancelled through April 30.

Online instruction resumes Monday, March 23. Limited face-to-face instruction in some programs resumes Monday, March 23, per instructor notification.

Some face-to-face classes, such as welding, are not suitable for online delivery. These classes are suspended and will not resume until the risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic have subsided. Students will be contacted by their instructors with specific information and instructions regarding their classes. Students should check their @myedge.cc email frequently for updates.

To assist ECC students who do not have reliable internet access, the College has established the Student Resource Center in the library in Building C on the Tarboro campus. The Student Resource Center will be available Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday-Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Call (252) 618-6564 or contact Ask-A-Librarian. Computers and other resource materials will be available in the Student Resource Center. Social distancing as well as a rigorous and regular cleaning schedule will be enforced.

Aside from the Student Resource Center on the Tarboro campus, College facilities will be accessible only to employees whose presence is required to perform essential functions related to the operations and business of the College. Other employees will telework.


Posted Sunday, March 15, 2020

ALL Edgecombe Community College classes – on campus, off site, and online – are cancelled March 16-22, unless otherwise notified.


Posted Friday, March 13, 2020

As a precaution during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Edgecombe Community College is taking proactive measures to limit gatherings on campus, including shifting most face-to-face classes online.

For the week of March 16-22, unless approved otherwise by the Vice President of Instruction, all face-to-face curriculum and continuing education classes scheduled to meet on the Tarboro and Rocky Mount campuses are cancelled. Online classes will continue without interruption.

During the week of March 16-22, faculty will transition face-to-face classes to an online format. These classes will begin in their new format on Monday, March 23.

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Some face-to-face classes, such as welding, are not suitable for online delivery. Beginning Monday, March 23, these classes will resume meeting in their face-to-face format, with frequent cleanings and social distancing strategies implemented.

We realize that many students do not have reliable internet access. To assist these students, the college will provide access to libraries and designated computer labs with frequent cleanings and social distancing strategies implemented.

In addition, all campus activities are cancelled through April 30. The college has cancelled all business-related travel outside of Edgecombe County for employees through April 30.

No cases of coronavirus have been identified on Edgecombe Community College campuses. Our goal with these strategies is to mitigate the spread of germs, especially the coronavirus.

Edgecombe Community College will remain open, and college personnel will be on campus during regular business hours. We ask that students and employees who feel sick not come to campus.


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