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  CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE – SPRING 2021: Classes are being conducted online, in-person and hybrid. Select (in-person) student services are available by appointment in the Hannelly Center and the Library.  All services are available remote/online. Please view the following links for more information.   Maricopa Coronavirus Website  |  CARES Funding FAQs  |  Need Help?  | Remote Services & Support  | Library Hours

Class Comparison Chart

 
On Campus Learning Option
Virtual Learning Option
Online Learning Option
Hybrid Learning Option
Hybrid II Learning Option
 

On Campus
(In-Person)

Virtual
(Live Online)

Online

Hybrid I
(On Campus + Online)

Hybrid II
(Virtual + Online)

 
Regular scheduled class meeting, in an on-campus classroom.
Regularly scheduled class meetings, online, using live video streaming.
Instructors deliver lectures, readings, projects over the internet. Students, likewise, return assignments and participate in discussion forums online.
Mix of schedules, on-campus class meetings, with online lectures and assignments.
Regularly scheduled live stream class sessions, with online lectures and assignments.

Choose This If You...
  • Want a traditional classroom setting structure, in person interaction
  • Can't access required equipment and/or broadband
  • Enjoy real-time lectures and structured participation with faculty/staff2
  • Prefer to distance yourself from public buildings
  • Want the most flexibility in completing coursework, with no required times to meet
  • Prefer complete social distancing
  • Benefit from a traditional classroom setting, but enjoy working online, on your time2
  • Don't mind visiting campus with some regularity
  • Enjoy real-time lectures and participation, but like to work online, on your time2
  • Prefer complete social distancing
Live Interactions with faculty and classmates Green Check Mark Green Check Mark Red X Green Check Mark Green Check Mark
Flexible options for busy schedules Red X Red X Green Check Mark Green Check Mark Green Check Mark
Live support with flexible schedules Red X Red X Red X Green Check Mark Green Check Mark
Access to online library, tutors, and other services Green Check Mark Green Check Mark Green Check Mark Green Check Mark Green Check Mark
Real-time support for questions1 Green Check Mark Green Check Mark Red X Green Check Mark Green Check Mark
Requires technology2 Red X Green Check Mark Green Check Mark Green Check Mark Green Check Mark
Scheduled in-person meetings with your instructor3 Green Check Mark Red X Red X Green Check Mark Red X

1Students can get answers to questions quickly during in-person or virtual meetings.

2You need a standard laptop or desktop computer, a webcam, and a headset microhpone, OR a computer with embedded webcam and microphone. NOTE: tablet, notebook, or phone will NOT meet your needs. You also need high-speed internet to use multimedia and online conferencing tools. If you don't have one, we can loan you a laptop! Call for more details.

3Scheduled meetings between students and lecturers are part of the course. Students in Virtual (Live Online) and Online only courses have the option to arrange remote one-on-one meetings with instructors.

Please note: Check your course syllabus for details on contact, meetings and safety. Not all classes are available in all formats listed.