SEAS COVID-19 Quick Link Resource Guide
Resources for all:
- Key issues page - The university’s key issues page is the go-to place for the latest U-M guidance on this evolving situation. This page includes information on travel restrictions, event cancellations, policies, FAQs, and tips on how to self quarantine, stay healthy, etc. It is updated by the university on a rolling basis.
- SEAS Self- reporting sickness form: If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you have been exposed to COVID-19:
- Contact your healthcare provider and self-isolate.
- Students: Communicate with your instructors if you are not feeling well enough to participate in class remotely.
- Complete this voluntary SEAS COVID-19 self-reporting form to help us track illnesses centrally.
- Anonymous question & feedback form: All SEAS Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to share questions, concerns, or suggestions with SEAS leadership and staff here.
- Campus guide for learning, teaching, and working remotely: This ITS resource serves as a helpful guide for all audiences.
- BlueJeans download link: If you have not already done so, please download the bluejeans app from here to be able to use the university’s online tool used by the majority of instructors.
- Zoom download link: Visit the Zoom page on the ITS website and access the tool immediately at zoom.umich.edu.
- Google Meet for smaller office meetings: For smaller office meetings, or quick meetings, Google Meet is recommended rather than BlueJeans. This will help preserve BlueJeans bandwidth for courses. Google Meet is integrated into Google Calendar and therefore easier to set-up and run than Blue Jeans. This video has a quick guide on how to start using Google Meet. More resources are available here.
- Tips and tricks for synchronous and videoconferencing sessions
- OAP is working remotely, you can find their email contact information here.
- Student resource and needs planning form: We are asking students to complete this form to help us better understand your circumstances, and to prepare for remote-learning challenges ahead in light of the current situation. While completing this form is entirely voluntary, it will help us ensure the most seamless transition to a remote learning and mentoring environment.
- Support for students with disabilities: What if a student has a disability that makes it challenging to learn online?
- Instructional Accessibility Tips
- Accessibility Resources
- COVID-19 info on SSD homepage
- Online Instruction and Accommodations: Novel Coronavirus COVID-19
- Support for students with mental health challenges:
- CAPS counselor: For students who are facing mental health challenges, the SEAS embedded CAPS counselor, Jaime Yang (firstname.lastname@example.org) is also available should you wish to make a remote appointment with her.
- CAPS Services Regarding COVID-19
- CAPS resource: Your Mental Health and COVID-19
- 10 Things You Can Do If You Are Feeling Helpless
- Tips For Staying Productive While At Home
- Guide for adjusting your study habits: The Center for Academic Innovation recently launched this helpful resource with tips on how to adjust your study style for the online environment.
- Maize and Blue Cupboard remains open at this time to serve students food needs.
- Support for International Students:
- International Center: COVID-19 Update: Leaving Ann Arbor Before the End of Winter Term 2020
- Emergency Funding:
- Continuity planning form for SEAS faculty: We urge SEAS faculty to complete this form to help us better understand the needs of SEAS’ faculty members, and to prepare for challenges ahead in light of current circumstances. While completing this form is entirely voluntary, it will help us ensure the most seamless transition to a remote teaching, mentoring, and learning environment.
- SEAS researcher guidelines: Please see this document for guidance specific to UM-SEAS Principal Investigators (PIs) and Research Group Leads.
- SEAS guide for remote teaching: We have compiled this document which includes a wide range of resources and SEAS-specific information about online teaching. It also includes information about Academic Innovation’s office hours to support online teaching.
- Other resources:
- HR COVID-19 FAQ: See this webpage for information about HR policies, reporting time under university’s new temporary emergency COVID-19 one-time bank for PTO, etc.
- Continuity planning form for SEAS staff: We are asking staff to complete this form in coordination with your supervisor to help us better understand the needs of SEAS’ staff members, and to prepare for any challenges ahead in light of current circumstances. While completing this form is entirely voluntary, it will help us ensure the most seamless transition to a very different operational structure for the coming weeks.
The chart below can help you assess your risk of COVID-19 and recommended next steps.
** If you develop fever, cough, or difficulty breathing, contact your healthcare provider and self-isolate.