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  • Weather Alert: All NOC campuses will be closed October 28th and all activities cancelled due to inclement weather and power outages in our service areas.
  • All NOC campuses will be closed Tuesday, October 27th and all activities cancelled due to inclement weather.
  • All NOC campuses will close early today, Monday, October 26 at 2:30 p.m. and all evening classes and activities will be cancelled due to inclement weather.
FALL INSTRUCTION:While planning continues for a safe return to in-person instruction for the Fall 2020 semester, we have made decisions on changes for the instructional calendar that are intended to support our overall health and safety efforts.The fall semester began August 17 and concludes on December 11.
  • All NOC students, staff, faculty, contractors, vendors, suppliers and visitors must wear a face covering (mask) on campus property.
  • Fall semester began August 17. Students have options for enrolling in sections that are either completely online courses, ITV courses (taught studio to studio for entire class connection), live online courses (taught during scheduled class times but open for students to log in via a personal device), or in-person instruction. Regardless of course structure, course content will be fully covered.  NOC has in place an online learning management system, Blackboard, that supports all students in their classes.
  • If circumstances require, all classes will be moved to a virtual learning environment to ensure student and employee safety. Courses may also adjust at any time by moving specific class days to a virtual setting if needed to maintain safety standards. The number of infections, hospitalizations and guidance from Oklahoma State Department of Health and other health professionals will be considered. Because of all the individual circumstances that must be considered, there is NOT a case number threshold that would trigger the switch.
  • All classes that meet will follow social distancing guidelines with approximately 6’ between each student and assigned seating. In classes where it may be more difficult to social distance with smaller rooms, fixed lab stations, and/or higher enrollment, instructors may rotate groups for physical attendance and virtual attendance and/or have physical lab days and virtual labs.
  • Students, employees and guests must abide by the maximum capacity posted room signs to ensure social distancing.
  • All college-related activities and events, both on-campus and off, will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis based on the current State and CDC recommendations at that time and must be approved by the appropriate Vice President and the President. Application for Campus Activities and Events
  • All non-college events, i.e., civic club meetings, reunions, weddings, camps, luncheons/banquets, on all three campuses are suspended for the Fall 2020 semester through January 11, 2021. 
*Plans for the Operation of Northern Oklahoma College in preparation for, and during the fall 2020 semester are subject to change based on current COVID-19 conditions. NOC protocols are effective until amended in writing. Announcements and updated information will be posted when they are available on this NOC Emergency webpage. Visit the National Weather Service for local watches and warnings.

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    05.27.2020 - NOC’s Comeback Plan - Employee Reminder beginning June 1

    Beginning Monday, June 1 Staff in Enid, Stillwater and Tonkawa will conclude teleworking and return to work on campus. Supervisors will make accommodations for the vulnerable populations on a case-by-case basis through June 30. NOC Stillwater employees with compromised immune systems or who are in the vulnerable populations will conclude teleworking and return to work on campus beginning June 15, in accordance with the City of Stillwater municipal guidelines.Dress attire through June 30 wil...  Read More...

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    05.19.2020 – NOC’s Comeback Plan: Guiding Principles as we Welcome Back the NOC Family

    The safety of the Northern family is NOC’s highest priority. Implementing safety protocols and requirements, and conducting ourselves in responsible manners as we reintegrate into our buildings, offices, classrooms, labs and other spaces to serve our students and community will be key to the success of the plan.Stay home and contact your supervisor if you have symptoms of illness and seek professional medical care if needed.Employees who seek a workplace accommodation due to having a h...  Read More...

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    05.04.2020 (Updated 05.14.2020) - NOC CARES Emergency Relief Fund

    Northern Oklahoma College has established the NOC CARES Emergency Relief Fund to help currently enrolled students who are unable to meet immediate, essential expenses because of temporary hardship related to an unexpected situation with limited emergency financial assistance. The college signed and returned to the U.S. Department the Education the Certification and Agreement on April 17, 2020, which provides the assurance that the institution intends to use no less than 50 percent of the fu...  Read More...

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    05.04.2020 - Coronavirus and NOC Impact: NOC’s Plans to Reopen

    Coronavirus and NOC Impact:  NOC’s Plans to ReopenNorthern Oklahoma College is planning to have in-person classes on all campus locations this fall. The campus leadership is working on a variety of plans to ensure the safety and well-being of our campus community remains the top priority. The college will have detailed plans on what classroom sizes, structures and class schedules will look like later this summer. Additionally, detailed plans on campus housing, activities and events wil...  Read More...

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This Website is your resource for up-to-date information about campus alerts, closures and openings during emergencies or unfavorable weather situations. The updates from this site are available via telephone by calling the college’s general information number at (580) 628.6677.

As a situation progresses, updates will also be available through local news media, the college’s webpage, group emails, text messages and social media updates. In the event of an emergency, the college community may also receive communications via phone, voicemail, the siren system, fire-panel systems and flat-screen televisions in public gathering places.

For emergency information about specific campus services and facilities, check out the campus links or contacts sections of this Website.

Emergency Alert System:

Northern Oklahoma College uses an emergency alert system to help insure the safety of students and employees during an emergency situation (e.g. impending severe weather, intruder on campus, etc.).  The NOC Alert System uses text, voice and email messages to alert the NOC community in these events.  To confirm your number, add numbers, make changes to your account or opt out log-in to myNOC and click on the "NOC Alert" tab from the top navigation bar.

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