Campus Status

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.

Additionally, Gateway’s technical diploma, associate degree and Adult High School/Adult Basic Education/GED commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2020 will be moved to a virtual format. Visit the Events and Activities page for details.

During this time, all Gateway college services will continue to be available through online delivery including registration, advising, tutoring, student finance, IT support, student support, career and employment services and academic instruction.

Gateway will continue to operate and provide classes and services in an online delivery format. Employees will continue to work remotely and Gateway services will be delivered online through April 23.

Gateway Spring semester courses resumed online beginning Thursday, March 19 and will continue in an online delivery format for the remainder of the Spring semester.  Please review the Academics and Classes page for additional information.

Additional information and resources for Gateway Technical College employees can be found on the college’s intranet.

March 17, 2020

All Gateway Technical College facilities will be closed Wednesday, March 18 through Sunday, April 5. All Gateway services will be moving to online delivery including such things as student support services, registration, advising, student finance, IT support and academic instruction.

Gateway will continue to operate and provide classes and services in an online delivery format. Employees will continue to work remotely and Gateway services will be delivered online through April 5.

As previously announced, all classes and clinicals are cancelled Monday, March 16 through Wednesday, March 18. Gateway Technical College faculty and leadership continue to prepare to transition to alternate delivery for spring semester classes. Students should continue to check their Gateway student email and Blackboard for information about their specific courses. Classes and coursework will resume on Thursday, March 19. Please review the Academics and Classes page for additional information.

Additional information and resources for Gateway Technical College employees can be found on the college’s intranet.

Apprenticeship, Fast Forward funded coursework, and any other on-campus contract trainings will move online if possible - no classes will be held on campus. Students should contact their instructors for information on their courses. Off-campus business contract training will continue as scheduled unless the host company contacts Business and Workforce Solutions to postpone.


March 14, 2020

As the situation and impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, Gateway Technical College services will now be closed on Monday, March 16. This one day closure will allow all college departments to plan for operations and support of students moving forward. All staff should report to work on Monday, March 16. Gateway facilities will close at 7:00 p.m. on Monday. Campuses will remain open and college services will be available beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020.    

Reminder: All classes (in-person and online) and clinicals are cancelled Monday, March 16 through Wednesday, March 18. Classes and clinicals will resume on Thursday, March 19. Students should check their Gateway student email and Blackboard for updates regarding their classes.

Apprenticeship and Fast Forward grant training will continue as scheduled.

March 13, 2020

Gateway Technical College 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.  During this time and until further notice the college will remain open. Staff will continue their regular work schedules.

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

Program deans and faculty will reach out to students regarding their classes including information on access to labs and other hands-on training spaces. Students should check their Gateway student email and Blackboard for updates.

Travel: A suspension of all college-related international and domestic travel through April 30 has been implemented, and any changes to that status will be reviewed and decided upon by Gateway Technical College Executive President/Provost Zina Haywood.

Campus Services: Students will still have access to the college’s library, computer labs and some key classroom and support areas. Student Services Centers will remain open and Gateway experts such as new student specialists and academic advisors will be available to assist students. In addition, Testing Services and Gateway’s Learning Success Centers will be open to current students including but not limited to Tutoring Services, Disability Support Services and the Adult Basic Education lab.

Events: All college events and activities March 16 through April 13 all have been canceled. This includes large college events like EcoFest Racine (March 21), community events held on Gateway’s campuses, campus tours and student life events and activities.

Community Services: The college’s Barber/Cosmetology salons on the Kenosha Campus, Racine Campus and in Burlington will not be taking clients through April 20. In addition, use of Gateway’s library and computer lab facilities will be limited only to current students.

We continue to monitor the situation with the health and well-being of our students, staff and community visitors in mind.

News releases can be found below:

Gateway to move courses online, blended delivery because of COVID-19 (3/13/2020)

A Note to the Community on Coronavirus (3/6/2020)