Emergency Response Overview

Capitol Technology University's Emergency Response Team (ERT) meets during or prior to an emergency to initiate the university's response.  This page is used to maintain information about active situations the ERT is monitoring or addressing. 

The ERT first met on February 28, 2020 and continues to meet periodically to review local, state, and federal guidance and implement actions which are intended to slow the spread of novel coronavirus and COVID-19.  The ERT continues to regularly meet and correspond with local and federal health officials.  For additional information about the university's response please see the documents below. 

Last Updated: March 31, 2020

2020 Novel Coronavirus and COVID-19

Capitol Tech's official document describing the measures taken to safely securing the future of our students, faculty, and staff during the upcoming fall semester.

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Capitol Tech's official Absentee Policy for the upcoming fall semester.

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Capitol Tech's official Cleaning Policy for the upcoming fall semester.

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Capitol Tech's official Lab and Computer Room Policy for the upcoming fall semester.

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Capitol Tech's official Quarantine Policy for the upcoming fall semester.

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Capitol Tech's official Safety Policy for the upcoming fall semester.

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Capitol Tech's official Submission and Grade Policy for the upcoming fall semester.

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Capitol Tech's official Travel and Visitation Policy for the upcoming fall semester.

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A letter from President Sims to the campus community on moving forward.

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A message to the campus community from President Sims.

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An update from President Sims on April 15, 2020.

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A letter from President Brad Sims to the campus community.

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A letter from President Brad Sims to the campus community.

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A COVID-19 Update from the Emergency Response Team posted on March 31, 2020

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Message from Dr. Bradford Sims, President of Capitol Technology University.

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A message to the broader Capitol Technology University Community.  Posted Tuesday, March 23, 2020. 

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A message to the broader Capitol Technology University Community.  Posted Wednesday, March 11, 2020. 

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A message to the broader Capitol Technology University Community.  Posted Tuesday, March 10, 2020. 

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A message to the broader Capitol Technology University Community.  Posted Friday, March 6, 2020. 

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These flyers are posted prominently on campus.

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These flyers are posted prominently on campus.

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Tips for taking care of your behavioral health during the COVID-19 Outbreak. 

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2020 Novel Coronavirus and COVID-19

CARES Act

Through the federal CARES Act, Capitol Technology University has received funds to assist the university as a result of COVID-19.  At least 50% of these funds will provide grants directly to students facing challenges due to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.  

  • Capitol Technology University signed and returned to the Department the Certification and Agreement and the assurance that the institution has used, or intends to use, no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
  • Total funds available to students, $144,333
  •  Estimated students eligible to participate (per Section 484 in Title IV of HEA Act of 1965, Section 18004(a)(1) of CARES Act), 326 students. 
  •  All eligible students received emails informing them of available CARES Act grants with application information
  •  Students requesting funds submitted application by deadline of May 8, 2020
  •  Applications for funds were reviewed by committee and all $144,333 was disbursed in one-time grant to students.
    • 326 students were eligible for CARES Act funds
    • 38 students applied, but five were determined ineligible
    • 33 students received CARES Act funds