There are a lot of things changing right now. Below are some resources that can help during this time.
Create a flexible plan for success that offers stability in the days moving forward.
- Computer Labs - locations and hours
- Tips for Online Course Success
- Online Tutoring
- Academic Advisement
- Library Off-Campus Access
- The Writing Center
- Continuing Education
- Zoom 101 Sign Up & Download Meeting Client
- Tips for Studying for Exams
- 10 Tips for Online Learning
Public Illinois Drive-Up Wi-Fi Hotspots
Students residing in Carbondale can utilize free wi-fi. To connect, select the "City of Carbondale Free Wi-Fi" option. No password required.
Need help with a Zoom meeting?
Carroll Walker, IT Specialist, will be available with Virtual Office Hours at : zoom.us/j/920389983
He can also be reached by email at email@example.com or available in MS Teams.
Focusing on school is tough when you’re feeling unwell. Put your physical, mental and emotional health first so you’re able to do well in your courses.
- Suicide hotline, 800-273-8255
- Domestic violence hotline, 800-799-7233
- Alcohol and other drugs hotline, 877-726-4727
- Student Rec Center virtual workouts
- 10 Ways to Stay Active
- Think Outside the Gym
Combat feelings of loneliness by connecting virtually with friends, family and classmates
- Daily Check-ins with Friends and Family
- Support Local Restaurants
- Netflix Party -Google Chrome-exclusive extension
- Kast - Formally Rabbit
- Facebook Watch Parties
Get the Facts
The resources listed below are likely to be more accurate sources of information than what friends post on social media. Be informed but not consumed. Don’t spend all day scrolling through social media, watching the news, arguing with people or trying to persuade them. Over-concentration on stressful situations can contribute to depression, feelings of helplessness and anxiety.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- World Health Organization
- Illinois Department of Public Health
Stay up to date on campus information regarding Covid-19 at siu.edu/coronavirus
Academics and Advisement
Students who still need to register for spring classes should make a virtual appointment with their academic advisor before registering for classes on Salukinet.
Students should check the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar for updates such as Spring Break cancellation, Finals week schedule, and more.
Find strategies that help you work online. If you need help or guidance, please reach out to your instructor or department.
Saluki Food Pantry
The Saluki Food Pantry will be open every Tuesday and Wednesday, through December 10, 2020, from 10am – 1pm. After December 10, students can email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for securing emergency food bags. The pantry will reopen on January 12, 2021 with normal hours.
Donations welcomed for the Student Emergency Fund
We're in this together!
Itʼs important to remember that our current circumstances are temporary. With these tips and others youʼll pick up along the way, weʼll learn we are resilient and can overcome any challenges we have ahead.
If there are questions you can't find on our FAQ, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or reach out to us on social media.