All campus buildings will be open to the public beginning August 19
Please wear a mask, try to keep 6 feet apart and do not come to campus if you are sick.
Get updates at NWC COVID-19.

Emergency Preparedness


The Orendorff Building is now open to the public; Please use the 6th street entrance. All other buildings remain closed until further notice.

If you have specific questions about the NWC Pandemic Response for COVID-19, please email us at

Please visit these websites to arm yourself with the latest information on the spread of this virus:

Wyoming Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Park County COVID-19 Resource Guide

Park County Health info lines:
307-527-1870 or


Trapper Alerts

Trapper Alerts

In an emergency or crisis situation, Northwest College immediately notifies students and employees.

  • Alerts are sent as texts, emails and voice messages to every individual enrolled in the Emergency Notification System.*
  • The campus public address system broadcasts situation statements and directions.

Additional measures will be taken if the situation warrants.

  • An emergency message or notification will appear on your MyNWC portal.
  • The NWC home page ( may be replaced with an emergency statement about the situation and a continuous feed of updates.

Timely Warnings

Trapper Alerts may also be used to warn students about events/situations on or off campus that can pose an ongoing or continuing threat to individuals or property. Timely warnings will be issued when information is received by the college about pertinent infractions in the community involving —

  • Arson
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Aggravated assault
  • Criminal homicide
  • Sex offenses
  • Any other emergency as deemed necessary

*When you enroll in classes, you are automatically enrolled in the NWC Emergency Notification System. However, you should check your MyNWC periodically to make sure your phone number is up-to-date.


Each day before beginning work, employees must go through the screening questions and follow the directives for your own safety and the safety of others. At this time, the College does not require this form to be submitted and is working on an honor system for screening:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert Feed

7/6/2020 11:56 AM
Northwest College
The Orendorff Building is now open to the public; please use the 6th street entrance. Please wear a mask when you enter the building and maintain proper social distancing while inside. All other campus buildings remain closed until further notice.

5/21/2020 9:40 AM
Northwest College
Northwest College is extending the closure of our campus buildings until further notice, to minimize the risk to our community and do our part to avert potential clusters of new COVID cases.

List of all alerts to-date