July 14: COVID-19 Update for Employees

July 14: COVID-19 Update for Employees

Tue Jul 14, 2020 at 12:00 AM

FISCAL 2020 YEAR-END CLOSING SCHEDULE

Below you will find the Fiscal 2020 year-end closing schedule. It is very important that you take a few moments to review all departmental purchase orders that are still open. If a purchase order can be closed please send an email or memo to Accounts Payable at your earliest convenience. Please contact Ginger Wooster at extension 3210 with questions.

Purchasing

  • The final date for processing regular purchase orders (not JP Morgan Chase) will be Thursday, August 20 at 12:00 p.m. Please monitor the progress of approvals for any requisitions that you have entered. You can do this in Empower by selecting “Requisitions By Requestor” under the Purchasing module.
  • JP Morgan Chase procurement card purchases over $500 must be entered as a requisition and approved by Friday, August 28 at 12:00 p.m.

Accounts Payable

The final check run will be Thursday, August 27. Please submit all invoices for processing by Wednesday, August 26 at 12:00 p.m.

Procurement Cards

All items purchased using a procurement card should be received in-house by August 31, 2020. Do not make any procurement card purchases between September 1 and September 7.

Petty Cash

Petty Cash will not be available after Monday, August 24. Outstanding Petty Cash receipts must be submitted prior to Tuesday, August 25.

Bookstore Purchases

The deadline for making any departmental charges in the bookstore is 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 28.

REGISTER FOR FALL 2020 COURSES

After careful consideration, and with guidance from the Center for Disease Control and the Texas Department of State Health Services, Brazosport College will be offering a variety of course formats for Fall 2020.

Fall courses will be delivered in one of the following formats:

  1. Face-to-Face: Traditional on-campus courses with social distancing and other safety precautions in place.
  2. Blended: Courses with both on-campus and online instruction.
  3. Scheduled Live Online: Online courses with scheduled live interaction with instructors. Student will log-in at their designated class time.
  4. Online: Online courses without scheduled live interaction with instructors.

If students have questions about their fall BC courses, want to make a change, or want to talk to someone they may email ecounselor@brazosport.edu. E-counselor services are available from Monday to Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Fridays.

The $40 online course fee will not be charged for Summer II and Fall classes, but please note that all other course fees still apply.

If you need assistance paying for classes, contact BC’s Financial Aid Department by email at finaid@brazosport.edu.

Dual Credit students needing registration assistance can email dualcredit@brazosport.edu or call 979.230.3633 to speak with a dual credit counselor. More information can be found at on the dual credit page.

MyBC access issues? You will need your 6 digit PIN to reset your password at password.brazosport.edu or helpdesk@brazosport.edu or 979.230.3266

GATOR MART DRIVE-THRU DISTRIBUTION TIME

All BC students who are currently enrolled or who have been enrolled in the past year are eligible for food from Gator Mart. The Gator Mart drive-thru food distribution is on Wednesdays from 3 – 5 p.m.

  • Please bring your student ID card and Houston Food Bank card (if available).
  • Distribution will take place in the overhang area of the Sadler Health Sciences Building.
  • To protect the safety of all food recipients and staff, the following guidelines set forth by the CDC and the Houston Food Bank will be followed:
    • Drive under the Sadler Health Sciences Building overhang and stop next to a table placed in that area.
    • Pre-packed boxes and bags of groceries will be on the table.
    • Exit your car, open your trunk, and load the groceries into your trunk. Be careful not to touch the table; just touch the boxes and bags of groceries. If you accidentally touch the table, alert one of the staff and they will clean the table after you leave.
    • All staff and food recipients will maintain a six-foot distance at all times.

We are eager to serve you. Please contact us directly for further information:

EDC VIRTUAL “COFFEE WITH COLLEAGUES” THIS THURSDAY

Join the EDC for a virtual “Coffee with Colleagues” via Zoom. This is a great opportunity to stay connected with campus as we’re all working remotely.

The meetings will begin at 9 a.m.

  • July 16
  • July 23
  • July 30

Meeting information

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.

Weekly: https://zoom.us/meeting/tJMud-6qrTsqGNTKZd_NtDCcTs6nXeDPPT3I/ics?icsToken=98tyKuCvrTstGNeVsBuHRowEA4igKOrztmJfjY1ptyXhPA5HRiD1AvEUPIp6NOjg

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/97307230020?pwd=MVBFQjN4SW5XMVc0NnNZeksxQXZWUT09

Meeting ID: 973 0723 0020

One tap mobile: +13462487799,,97307230020# US (Houston)

Dial by your location: +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)

OFFICE 365 TRAINING OFFERED BY EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT CENTER

The EDC will be offering the following training during the month of July for EGC's:

Office 365 - Delve

Office 365, a strong collaborative tool, helps us manage our files and documents and easily access information.  Learn the many Delve features such as grouping and sharing documents and the features of your personal profile page.  Delve allows users to share videos, PDF, PowerPoint, Excel, or Word documents & work on them simultaneously in real-time.

Office 365 - Teams

Microsoft Teams allows you to communicate and collaborate with your team members. TEAMS provides a mutual workspace for professionals where you can access, share and edit Word docs, PowerPoint, and Excel files in real time and in a centralized location.​

​The training will be available from July 8, 2020 thru July 22, 2020.

Sign up via https://form.jotform.com/BCEDC/Spring2020-registration-form​.

Additional information, including the syllabus for each course is available on the EDC Website.

COVID-19 CONTACT/EXPOSURE REPORT FORM

For individuals needing to notify Brazosport College of COVID-19 incidents involving students, faculty, or staff, or to self-identify as affected by COVID-19 please visit www.brazosport.edu/coronavirus/report/

THE CLARION’S SUMMER CHILDREN’S SERIES

The Clarion at Brazosport College’s popular Summer Children’s Series continues this week with its online, special one-time-only performances.

This season’s lineup of summer show includes:

  • TOM’S FUN BAND – Wed., July 15 — 10 a.m.

The Summer Children’s Series will be streamed for free exclusively on the Clarion’s website, YouTube channel and Facebook page. Each performance will feature a show at its scheduled day and time, and the Clarion will not be open for in-person audiences. All shows are appropriate for children ages 4 to 12.

For more information about this season’s virtual Summer Children’s Series, visit www.brazosport.edu/clarion or call (979) 230-3156.