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The statue of Charles Leaming Tutt, Jr., wears a protective mask on May 11, outside the library on Colorado College that bears his name. Tutt, 1889-1961, was the president of The Broadmoor and The El Pomar Foundation as well as a trustee of the college. He donated money in 1962 to build the new library and the El Pomar Sports Center.

Here are the latest COVID-19 protocols and mask rules for schools in the Colorado Springs area. 

Colleges and universities

Colorado College - CC is requiring masks and vaccinations on campus. Unvaccinated or partially vaccinated students, as well as a percentage of fully vaccinated students, will be required to participate in weekly testing. The college will continue to test wastewater to detect emerging cases of COVID-19.

Pikes Peak Community College - Masks required in all indoor spaces. More info here.

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs - Masks required in all indoor spaces and students are required to be vaccinated. More info here.

Colorado State University-Pueblo -  Masks required indoors for everyone, regardless of vaccination status. More info here.


Cripple Creek-Victor RE-1 – No mask requirement.

Harrison District 2 – Masks required. 

Widefield District 3 – Masks required. 

Colorado Springs District 11 – Masks required.  

Cheyenne Mountain District 12 – Masks required.

Manitou Springs District 14 – Masks required.

Academy District 20 – Masks required. 

Fountain-Fort Carson District 8 – Only schools on Fort Carson will have mask requirements because of Department of Defense policy. Those schools include: Abrams, Mountainside, Weikel, and Patriot elementary schools, as well as Carson Middle School. 

Ellicott District 22 – No mask requirement.

Peyton District JT-23 – No mask requirement.

Hanover District 28 – No mask requirement.

Lewis-Palmer District 38 – Masks encouraged, but not required. 

School District 49 – No mask requirement. D-49 will not report positive COVID-19 cases to public health agencies and will not cooperate with requests for contact tracing, according to a recent communication from the district. More info here.

Edison School District 54-JT – No mask requirement.

Woodland Park District RE-2 - Masks not currently required within school and district buildings for those that have been vaccinated. Strongly encouraged for those who are unvaccinated. 

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