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Pandemic community resources

Below are several sites to remain informed about the public health crisis and resources you may be able to utilize.

COVID-19—Coping with stress related to coronavirus outbreak

Daily exposure to news about coronavirus may result in a range of responses. Reactions can be emotional, somatic, and/or behavioral, and can impact mental and physical health. It is important to be aware of your reactions to the outbreak and know strategies to cope with distress. Click here to read more.

 

Employment Security Department of Washington State

  • esd.wa.gov/newsroom/covid-19
    • Information for employers and employees affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. You may be eligible for unemployment benefits.

 

Veterans Affairs

 

WSU Resources

  • Cougar Food Pantry Remains Open
  • Career Services available virtually
    • Interested in resume reviews? Mock interviews? Tips to be successful in an online class? Please email anna.mcleod2@wsu.edu to set-up a time to meet virtually.
  • Testing Center is closed along with campus, by proclamation of Governor Jay Inslee. Please call 425-405-1600 with any questions.
  • Academic Success and Career Center tutoring is via ZOOM and is accessible to all WSU students. Students can find a tutor, their hours and the tutors zoom link: tutoring.wsu.edu.
  • Computer Loan Program: The Office of the Provost is partnering with Information Technology Services to introduce a computer loan program, making a number of Acer Chromebooks available to students for personal educational use. If you are interested in the computer loan program, please complete and submit the form at this link. Further information will be provided upon submission of the form.

 

ASWSUE Grocery Reimbursement

In response to COVID-19, ASWSU Everett is offering a temporary grocery reimbursement to help offset costs during the Spring semester. Under this program, students can be reimbursed up to $50 for out of pocket costs (before tax) for eligible items. Funds are limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

Undergraduate pass/fail option, spring 2020

Recognizing that COVID‑19 has upended all our lives, and that some students face challenges that could impact their grades, WSU has developed an emergency adjustment to grading deadlines and policies for undergraduate students in the spring 2020 term. Most students will have the option for pass/fail grades in a wider variety of courses. Read more details from the Office of the Provost here.

Here is a Pass/Fail guide from the Registrar’s office.

 

Distance learning tips

 

Adobe Creative Suite access

As a result of the shift to remote coursework during the COVID-19 containment effort, students are not able to access needed Adobe Creative Cloud in labs and classrooms. Thanks to a tremendous joint effort across multiple WSU colleges and business areas, Adobe is providing temporary at-home access for students, so they can continue their important studies and work remotely. Click here to learn more.

 

 

Covid-19 CDC website:

 

Local and State Resources

 

United States Department of Labor: Occupational Safety and Health Administration