In-person, hybrid, online options offered for Fall 2021

Nursing students at North Country Community College

SARANAC LAKE –North Country Community College will offer a combination of in-person, hybrid and fully online classes when students begin the Fall 2021 semester.  

Some classes will be provided on-campus at the college’s three locations – Malone, Saranac Lake and Ticonderoga -- others will be taught partially on-campus and partially online, and some will be fully remote and fully online.

“We’re excited to be able to offer a variety of course delivery options for our students this fall,” said college President Joe Keegan. “We believe this range of options will give our students both the flexibility and the structure they need to be successful, while protecting the health and safety of our campus community.”

Capacity limits, social distancing, screening, testing and other protocols will be in place for students who will take in-person classes or access any college facilities, including libraries and Learning Assistance Centers. In addition, New York State has announced that it will require COVID-19 vaccinations for all in-person students this fall for public colleges and universities. The state requirement is contingent on the vaccines receiving full FDA approval, rather than the current emergency use authorization.

North Country is also excited to provide on-campus housing for the fall at its Saranac Lake campus. On-campus housing information and applications are available now at Athletics is also expected return for the Fall 2021 semester.

The college is once again providing in-person campus visits to prospective students and their families, in addition to virtual visits and program presentations. Advance registration is required for campus visits, and each student may bring up to two guests. Mask wearing and social distancing protocols will be followed. To arrange a campus visit, or inquire about a virtual visit or program presentation, go to

For more information on course offerings and delivery options for the Fall 2021 semester, visit