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Marshalltown Community College Delays Classes After Derecho

On Monday, August 10, a devastating storm-ravaged Marshalltown, Grinnell, and other communities in Marshall, Poweshiek, and Tama Counties. Many of our local school district partners, our community neighbors, and employees are still without power and facing home and property damage and cleanup.  As a result, Marshalltown Community College, which includes Iowa Valley Grinnell, the campus made the decision to delay class to accommodate storm recovery efforts.

“So many of our current and incoming students are assisting with storm clean-up efforts. Many are without power and internet access,” said Chancellor Kristie Fisher. “We are making this decision to alleviate their concern, and allow them to focus on the task in front of them.”

Marshalltown Community College, Iowa Valley Grinnell – Important Dates

In Marshalltown and Grinnell, MCC will begin fall classes on Monday, August 31.

In addition, an offering of Late Start classes has been identified by MCC with instruction beginning Tuesday, September 8. These selected classes will allow our high school partners more time to register dual-enrolled students as well as offer some additional flexibility to those impacted by the storm.

Students will receive email communication regarding adjustments to their class schedule. If students have questions regarding their schedule, they should contact their academic advisor.

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