Academics and Classes

March 25, 2020

Based on the direction of Governor Tony Evers and the Department of Health Services Safer at Home order, all Gateway Technical College facilities will now remain closed through April 23, 2020. Academic coursework will continue in an online delivery format for the remainder of the semester.

A small number of courses may require a hands-on lab experience as part of the curriculum. At this time, courses that require hands-on lab experience will postpone face-to-face labs until April 27 and may extend their course through May 15. Students will be notified through their Gateway student email or Blackboard of their specific course requirements by their program faculty. 

Students involved in a Gateway-sponsored clinical or internship experience should monitor their Gateway student email and Blackboard for any updates from clinical faculty. We are continuing to monitor the situation and working with clinical sites to ensure the safety of our students. 

Registration for Summer semester is in progress. Gateway’s Summer semester courses will now begin May 26 and go through August 15 in a consolidated 12-week semester. At this time, we anticipate summer classes will resume on campus.


March 17, 2020 

In an effort to address the ever-changing coronavirus (COVD-19) pandemic, Gateway Technical College has decided to close its facilities March 18 through April 5, move staff work to an online basis and shift classes to an online delivery model.

The college will still be operational while facilities are closed starting March 18. All services will be offered online unless otherwise noted. 

All Gateway students will receive communication from their instructors or academic dean by the end of the day Wednesday, March 18 detailing how they should proceed in their coursework for the remainder of the Spring 2020 semester. Students should monitor their Gateway student email and Blackboard for updates from their dean and instructors.

Coursework will continue online beginning Thursday, March 19. Students should continue in their coursework as directed by their instructors.

Gateway instructors have been making every effort to move coursework online and provide the best possible scenario for students to succeed in their studies. They have also worked hard to determine which courses may need hands-on lab experience on a course-by-course basis.

Courses that require hands-on lab experience will postpone face-to-face labs until April 6 and may extend their course through April 25. Students will be notified of their specific course requirements by their program faculty. 

Program deans and faculty will reach out to students regarding their classes. Students should check their Gateway student email and Blackboard for updates. Students should follow direction from their dean and faculty in regards to the next steps for their courses. 


March 13, 2020

Your health and safety are important to us. In light of changing situation around the coronavirus (COVID-19), Gateway Technical College remains open but all classes will be cancelled Monday, March 16 through Wednesday, March 18. This time will allow faculty to prepare to transition to alternate delivery methods, ensuring continuity of instruction and education for our students.

Classes and coursework will resume on Thursday, March 19. Coursework will be delivered through alternative delivery methods including online or blended for the remainder of the semester.

Program deans and faculty will reach out to students regarding their classes. Students should check their Gateway student email and Blackboard for updates.

Students are responsible for participating in alternative delivery methods of instruction and alternate assessment of learning as determined by their instructors to ensure successful completion of their coursework. Instructors will provide students with details on course requirements and expectations.

We encourage students to use their judgement regarding their health. If you are not feeling well or are experiencing coronavirus symptoms, please contact your instructors regarding your coursework and class attendance. 

If you experience coronavirus symptoms, contact and/or see your healthcare provider who will advise you regarding the nature of your symptoms, required medication and/or care, and the time necessary to recover before returning to work or class.