Aims Community College is continuously updating its information and guidance to address changing local and global conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic. These pages provide information about COVID-19 and how it impacts Aims, precautions that are being taken and prevention measures you can take. We encourage all students and employees to get vaccinated. You can visit our COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic page to sign up for an appointment. Please note, Aims is encouraging, but not requiring, everyone to get vaccinated. We realize this is a personal and private medical decision.
Aims is utilizing a phased approach to return to fully operational campuses for Fall 2021.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Aims Community College activated an emergency operations team focused on coordinating the College’s response in accordance with guidance provided by:
We encourage you to use the following table to understand what restrictions will continue to be in place and what restrictions will be lifted as we enter into new re-entry phases.
Thank you for continuing to look out for one another to make our campuses a safe place to learn and work!
As you may be aware, Colorado has removed statewide COVID-19 restrictions and is encouraging local communities to establish their own protocols. While Weld County is lifting COVID-19 restrictions beginning today, we want to let you know that Aims will continue to stay the course with our current safety protocols. As a Community of Care, we want to do everything we can to protect the health and safety of our students, employees and everyone who visits our campuses. This is also the best measure to ensure a full opening for the fall semester.
As a reminder, Aims’ current safety protocols require that all who come to our campuses:
The following is an excerpt from the full letter written by Aims CEO/President Dr. Leah L. Bornstein. The included information reflects what you can expect in the upcoming college re-entry phases.
Below is an outline of the upcoming re-entry phases and highlights, and linked is a table with more details about what each phase means for safety protocols, meetings, events, and more. Since the pandemic began, we have been in various numbered phases of re-entry, and currently we are in Phase 4. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, here’s what you can expect in the next phases:
Phase 5 – May 24
Phase 6 – August 2
While we’re excited to see everyone back in person, we do know that this past year has taught us that teleworking is possible in some circumstances. Employees who wish to be considered for telework need to discuss it with their supervisor and cabinet member to determine if their position requirements allow for telework.
Questions and Concerns
There’s a lot of information here to digest, and we realize you may still have questions. Please reach out to your supervisor to discuss any questions or concerns. You may also email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions about the College’s COVID-19 protocols.
Aims Community College is committed to ensuring that all students are able to study and learn in an environment that is healthy, safe, and free from bias or discrimination.
Stigma can result from a lack of knowledge about COVID-19. Fear and anxiety can lead to social stigma — including discrimination against a group of people, a place, or a nation. Everyone can help stop stigma related to COVID-19 by knowing the facts and sharing them with others in your community.
Aims Community College encourages the prompt reporting of any incident of discrimination and/or harassment. Reports related to incidents of discrimination, harassment or retaliation can be made by: