Staff member being vaccinated at a Southwest Tech Vaccination Clinic

COVID-19 – Updates

We are pleased to share Phase 5 of the Return to Campus Plan. Our goal is to create a safe and healthy environment by minimizing the risk of and reducing exposure to the pandemic for our campus community. This plan represents our commitments to world-class learning and high-quality teaching, which positively impact the economy of Southwest Wisconsin by improving the lives of the people in the district we serve.

Phase 5 Effective May 21, 2021

Expanded In-Person Operations

Southwest Tech continues instruction with safety protocols in place and more in-person services.

  • Temperature checks on a program-specific basis
  • Southwest Tech will adopt the CDC’s new guidance regarding the use of face masks and social distancing for fully vaccinated people
  • Occupational skills-based instruction will be face-to-face
  • Lecture-based classes will be delivered in face-to-face and remote capacity
  • Campus services are remote or in-person by appointment

COVID-19 Reporting

Students and Staff: Report contact with someone showing symptoms or tested positive for COVID-19.


Southwest Tech College Communication Updates

Update From President, Jason S. Wood, Ph.D. – July 23, 2021

Greetings, Colleagues!

Go ahead and celebrate…BUCKS IN SIX!!!  Congratulations to our very own Milwaukee Bucks for winning the NBA championship.  As a fan of both basketball and competition, I enjoyed learning more about Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo.  This glimpse into what he has overcome to rise to the very top of his profession, yet still remain grounded and humble, is inspiring. (Delete reference to the Green Bay Packers for obvious reasons)

News from around a super awesome two-year technical college:

  1. COVID Update
    1. We are aware of the highly contagious Delta strain now dominating the new cases.  At this point we are monitoring the local situation, staying updated with recommendations from the Center for Disease Control, watching for state-issued requirements, and consulting with local health officials.  Our COVID Operations Team is considering the best options to keep people safe and continue learning in our programs.
    2. We emphasize the importance of vaccinations while recognizing some people have a medical or non-medical rationale for not getting vaccinated.  We will continue to respect each other despite a variety of philosophical differences guiding our individual choices.

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Contact our Team

If you have thoughts, ideas, feedback, or questions, please send a note to our COVID-19 Response Team by using the link below. Members of our team regularly monitoring this feedback.


As a college, our greatest strength is our faculty and staff who care so much about your students and communities. Please rely on our collective kindness and mutual respect to guide us through uncertain times. Please know we hope you and those close to you remain healthy.