Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates & Information



Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds Update

An update on the emergency financial aid grants to students under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

May 27, 2020

Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("Cares Act") was signed into law by President Trump on March 27, 2020. The Act provides funds to colleges to give to eligible students to assist with costs related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus.

May 11, 2020

Chancellor's Holiday Message to Faculty and Staff

I encourage you to continue following all established guidelines from the CDC and our local and state authorities. Additionally, we will keep you updated as changes are made, so please be sure to monitor your email, our social media accounts and website.

April 09, 2020

Chancellor's Holiday Message to Students

As we proceed into this holiday weekend, I'd like to once again encourage you and thank you for your commitment to Baton Rouge Community College.

April 09, 2020

Emergency Telecommuting Policy Updated

BRCC's Emergency Telecommuting Policy end date has been changed from April 12, 2020, to "until further notice."

April 09, 2020

Summer and Fall Registration Details

BRCC opens registration for summer and fall classes, college transitions to primarily online delivery in response to uncertainty surrounding COVID-19

April 07, 2020

Academic and Student Affairs Grading Policy in Response to COVID-19

For the Spring 2020 semester, the deadline to request withdrawal from a course or a grade of Incomplete "I" has been extended to Friday, May 1, 2020.

April 02, 2020

Magnolia Library offers online student support

The Magnolia Library has moved completely online to help students continue their assignments using the online databases and other electronic resources offered through the Library's website.

March 31, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act)

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

March 31, 2020

Respondus Instructions for Students

Respondus Lockdown Browser and Monitor will be used to record and proctor student exams. Review information and instructions to install the program.

March 30, 2020