Covid Introduction

Gogebic Community College is excited to have you as a student with us this Fall. The world has definitely changed, but your future plans don’t have to. The administration, faculty and staff are here to help you stay on track with flexible scheduling, tutoring and student services. The safety of our GCC community continues to be our number one priority. We are doing everything we can to safeguard our environment by following both the CDC and State of Michigan guidelines while providing a quality education.

Please continue to check your GCC email for any updates. 


Safe Start Plan


Current Status           Orange Level

  • Staffing will be based on local COVID spread and local health department information
  • Physical campus is open. Campus office hours of operation will be 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
  • The Lindquist Center, library, snack bar, and computer labs are restricted to student use only.
  • All CDC PPE requirements are in effect
  • Bookstore operations will limit number of students in store and students are encouraged to purchase textbooks online with flat shipping rate of $5


Student Information               GCC Reopening Plan
  Daily Student Protocol  
Covid-19 FAQs   Meetings and Events


Faculty and Staff Directory

COVID-19 Symptoms:

As a precaution, please follow these recommended guidelines from the CDCMost importantly, if you are feeling ill, please seek medical care right away. 

Informative documents courtesy of the Western Upper Peninsula Health Department: 

Sick with Coronavirus Disease 2019

Stop the Spread of Germs


Healthcare Contact Information

Aspirus COVID-19 Call Center: 1-844-568-0701

To prevent the spread of the virus and provide the most appropriate care to the communities we serve, Aspirus has established a call center for people concerned they might be infected with COVID-19. The dedicated line will be operational and staffed by live operators during the following hours:

  • 7 a.m. – 7 p.m., Monday – Friday
  • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday – Sunday

Additional Contact Information:  

  • Western U.P. Health Department (906-487-5545) - Mon - Fri from 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • Aspirus Grand View in Ironwood (906-932-2525)
  • UP Health System Portage (906-483-1000)
  • Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital (906-337-6500) 
  • Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center-Houghton Clinic (906-483-1860, located in the SDC).

Travel Advisories:

For the most up-to-date travel advisories please visit CDC's Information for Travel and the US Department of State Travel Advisories.