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Covid-19 Back-to-Campus Preparedness Plan

Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for students, faculty, staff and all members of our college community. HTC’s COVID-19 Back-to-Campus Preparedness Plan has been developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic utilizing guidance offered in Emergency Executive Order 20-40, Allowing Workers in Certain Non-Critical Sectors to Return to Safe Workplaces, April 23, 2020.

Everyone across the college is responsible for implementing this plan to help mitigate the potential for transmission of COVID-19. This requires full cooperation among students, faculty, staff and all other members of the college community. College leaders, supervisors, employees and students are responsible for implementing and complying with all aspects of this plan.


Faculty and Student Resources:

Student Basic Needs and Resources

Faculty Resources



The safety and health of students and employees are the guiding principles for this plan. Guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and federal OSHA standards related to COVID-19 are being followed and will address:

· Hygiene and respiratory etiquette

· Engineering and administrative controls for social distancing

· Housekeeping – cleaning, disinfecting and decontamination

· Prompt identification and isolation of sick persons

· Communications and training that will be provided for employees

· Management and supervision necessary to ensure effective implementation of the plan