Resources for Students during COVID-19 Disruption
Dragons, hi. We see you. We know this is an uncertain, upsetting time. And we know you’re looking for information and resources for many areas of your life. We pulled together a few resources to help you manage the stress and anxiety produced by what’s happening around us.
Academic Support from MSUM: The Academic Support Center (ASC) has set up a Zoom Room that is available 9am – 3pm, Monday-Friday and 6 – 8pm Monday-Thursday. You can also look at their tips for successful online learning and their resource for MSUM students’ questions about online learning during the COVID-19 disruption. Tutoring has also moved online, get the details here.
Instructions to submit any forms that you would typically submit to the Registrar’s Office can be found here.
Career Development Center at MSUM: Online appointments and resources are available for MSUM Students and Alumni. Visit the website or check the social media feeds for information, resources, and virtual opportunities (Twitter or Instagram or Facebook)
Resource Database for the Fargo-Moorhead Community from FirstLink: this database has information on resources, services, and is up-to-date on what is open and operational in regards to services. Additional information here.
Learn to Live Online Offerings. All MSUM students can enroll for free in any of the interactive programs: Social Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Substance Use or Stress, Anxiety & Worry. We encourage you to take a quick assessment to find out if any of these challenges are impacting your life. For free access, visit the site learntolive.com/partners and enter the code MSUM.
United Healthcare is offering an EMOTIONAL SUPPORT HELP LINE FOR ALL STUDENTS through one of their subsidiary companies called Optum. Their toll-free help line number, 866-342-6892, will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for as long as necessary and the service is free of charge and open to any MSUM student. Students can have access to specially trained mental health specialists to support them if they feel they are experiencing anxiety or stress related to the recent developments around COVID-19.
- How to Care for Yourself While Practicing Physical Distancing
- How Do I Know Someone is Experiencing Anxiety or Depression?
- How to Help Someone with Anxiety or Depression During COVID-19
- How to Support a Loved One Going Through a Tough Time During COVID-19
Information on Utilities Services in Moorhead: visit this link to learn more about organizations that will not cut off service for overdue bills.
MATBUS Transportation: Visit MATBUS.com for up-to-date information on route changes or other information related to COVID-19.
Other Informational Resources:
Information for Military Veterans and Family Members: information can be found via this link
As always, you can contact our team OSA [at] mnstate.edu with questions or the Dean of Students Office. Here’s to stay safe, sane, and sanitized during this tumultuous time.