Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Updates | Western Technical College

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Updates

Effective Thursday, May 7, 2020, Western has implemented a phased return to campus. Please see the Phased Return Plan web page for details. Most of our service areas continue to operate in a virtual format and are not available for walk-ins. For contact information, visit Student Support Services or call our main phone line at 608-785-9200.

Western takes your health and wellness very seriously. Our dedicated COVID-19 Monitoring Team works closely with the La Crosse County Health Department, college leadership, and impacted areas of the college to consider evolving health recommendations and implement procedures that balance safety and student success.

Spring Classes

Plans for Spring 2021 term are in place. Most classes will remain in an online or alternative delivery format. Those classes that require face-to-face training or instruction are being offered with reduced class sizes to allow for social distancing. See Student Information for additional details.

Building Access

Western buildings are locked and are only accessible to students during scheduled in-person class times or by appointment. Students and employees are required to complete a screening process prior to entering any Western facility. See Building Access for more information.

Having COVID-19 Symptoms?

If you are experiencing symptoms or have concerns about already being exposed, please:

  1. Stay home.
  2. Contact your healthcare provider.
  3. Students notify your instructor, employees notify your supervisor.
  4. Fill out the form below and a staff member will contact you within 24 hours to obtain additional information and offer assistance.

For questions or concerns related to Western’s COVID-19 precautions and preventative measures, contact the COVID-19 Monitoring Team at

Our Pledge

Western has joined other La Crosse County businesses in signing the Check the Spread pledge, committing to make our organization and community safer by implementing the guidelines recommended by the La Crosse County Health Department. For more information on the pledge, visit

Contact Us

Have questions or concerns related to Western’s COVID-19 precautions and preventive measures? Contact Western's COVID-19 Monitoring Team: