SWTCC will return to in-person learning Fall 2021, officials say

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Southwest Tennessee Community College officials have announced a full return to campus for the Fall 2021 semester.

After 13 months of primarily virtual learning, officials said the College’s Back to Campus Plan – Phase IV will focus on getting students and staff back to in-person learning safely, according to a release from SWTCC.

SWTCC will continue to accommodate students’ needs

SWTCC’s senior leadership and COVID-19 Task Force have worked diligently to enhance safety protocols already in place and, with coronavirus vaccination rates increasing and students asking for in-person classes, administrators are confident in the college’s reopening, the release said.

Online and hybrid courses will continue to be offered along with in-person classes.

Student support services will return to campus operations April 19.

Staff will provide face-to-face services by appointment only, the release said.

On-campus tours will resume April 23 at the Macon Cove and Union Avenue campuses.

The Gill Center vaccine site will open April 20 in Frayser. It will be operated in partnership with the City of Memphis and Shelby County Health Department.

SWTCC is celebrating this year’s graduates with an in-person commencement ceremony May 1 at the Libery Bowl Memorial Stadium.