Updated 7 a.m. April 10, 2020
Spring semester classes are being delivered online or via alternative instruction through the end of the semester. Summer courses will be offered online only.
CEHD is closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and aligning our actions with the University of Minnesota, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), CDC, and WHO recommendations.
Below you will find resources for University of Minnesota students, faculty, and staff, as well as CEHD-specific information.
The best up-to-date resource for UMN system-wide information on COVID-19 infections and action is Safe Campus website.
There you will find:
- University FAQs on the outbreak
- Messages from UMN leadership
- Links to more information
Other Helpful University Resources
- Campus and Building Closing Policy
- Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy
- Employee Travel Costs
- Global Programs Alliance/Travel
- Pay Provision During Emergency Closing for Reduced Operation
- Provost Academic Planning FAQ
- Research Guidance
- Undergraduate Resources
- Workplace Guidance
- Graduate Education Resources and Contacts
- S/N Grade Options for Graduate and Professional Students [PDF]
- CEHD Teaching Online Resources
- CEHD Working from Home Resources
CEHD Cancelled Events
University Wellbeing Resources
University Health and Safety put together an ergonomics fact sheet to offer guidance on home office arrangements.
Many of the University Wellbeing Program offerings are online. Online RedBrick Journeys take you step-by-step to improved wellbeing on more than 100 topics. Ones that are particularly relevant to our situation include, Keep Stress in Check, Walking Your Way to Fitness, Get Stronger at Home, and Smart Snacking.
For students, Boynton Health is providing telehealth counseling.
For employees, the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides confidential counseling services to address any personal or work concern that may be affecting your wellbeing.
The Aurora Center provides free resources related to sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking and sexual harassment.
The Earl E. Bakken Center for Spiritualty and Healing has created specific resources for students, leaders, health professionals, and members of the community related to wellbeing during the COVID-19 crisis, including tips for managing fear and anxiety and managing isolation.
Free coaching is available for University employees through LSS Financial Counseling.
COVID-19 Public Resources
Can’t find the answer to your questions in any of the above resources?
For CEHD-specific information, we will be frequently updating this webpage as information becomes available.
For questions regarding COVID-19 University-wide planning and actions, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This email account is being centrally managed by University Relations.