Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information


As of August 26, 2022
Cases in our campus community:
    Active (isolation): 0
    Active (quarantine): 0

All college buildings are open to the public; Face coverings are optional. Try to keep socially distanced when possible and do not come to campus if you are sick.

If you have specific questions about the NWC Pandemic Response for COVID-19, please email us at

Please visit these websites to arm yourself with the latest information on the spread of this virus:

Wyoming Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Park County COVID Resource Guide

Powell Valley Healthcare COVID Info

Powell Valley Healthcare COVID hotline: 307-754-1242

COVID-19 Relief Grants:


Institutional HEERF Reporting


In reverse chronological order:



With the change to optional mask wearing, the College is ending the use of the COVID-19 Employee Health Screening form and replacing it with the COVID-19 Employee Reporting and Information Guide. As before, the College continues to encourage employees to follow the Wyoming Department of Health recommendations regarding COVID-19.

Trapper Alerts

Trapper Alerts

In an emergency or crisis situation, Northwest College immediately notifies students and employees.

  • Alerts are sent as texts, emails and voice messages to every individual enrolled in the Emergency Notification System.*
  • The campus public address system broadcasts situation statements and directions.

Additional measures will be taken if the situation warrants.

  • An emergency message or notification will appear on your MyNWC portal.
  • The NWC home page ( may be replaced with an emergency statement about the situation and a continuous feed of updates.

Timely Warnings

Trapper Alerts may also be used to warn students about events/situations on or off campus that can pose an ongoing or continuing threat to individuals or property. Timely warnings will be issued when information is received by the college about pertinent infractions in the community involving —

  • Arson
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Aggravated assault
  • Criminal homicide
  • Sex offenses
  • Any other emergency as deemed necessary

*When you enroll in classes, you are automatically enrolled in the NWC Emergency Notification System. However, you should check your MyNWC periodically to make sure your phone number is up-to-date.