For faculty and leaders at colleges and universities, resources on protecting and supporting students, continuing education online and managing other challenges resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. Department of Education has compiled a list of resources from federal departments and agencies for higher education institutions.
New legislation allows Veterans Affairs to treat online learning from institutions closed because of COVID19 the same as face-to-face courses so the VA doesn’t reduce student housing allowances and other payments.
Federal COVID-19 Stimulus Package: Funds for K-12 and Postsecondary Education - SREB’s summary of the Education Stabilization Fund portion of this emergency relief package.
Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on
says nearly all SACS colleges have submitted notices of closure and are moving to online instruction.
From the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, quick links to programmatic accreditors and changes to their policies.
Planning for Closures and Continued Learning
How University of Kentucky College of Education students are completing field experiences/student teaching
Beyond the Food Pantry – The Hope Center has created this guide to help colleges support students during this crisis.
The Chronicle of Higher Education has a number of free resources, including:
- a collection of advice for teaching online
- a private Facebook group for campus officials
- a tracker with the latest updates on coronavirus.
Resources From Other Regional Higher Education Compacts
Higher Education News Coverage
Coping With Coronavirus: How faculty members can support students in traumatic times, a special collection of articles from the Chronicle of Higher Education (email form required)
The Chronicle of Higher Education is offering open access to their COVID-19 coverage
Related Articles and Resources
The Campus Closure Divide from Inside Higher Ed
Go Home? For Some Students It’s Not Easy from Inside Higher Ed
How to close colleges without hurting vulnerable students from The Washington Post
Are Any Colleges Insured Against Coronavirus Fallout? from Inside Higher Ed
Spring outbreak: Universities issue strict warnings as coronavirus spreads from The Washington Post
Rules Eased on Colleges Seeking to Close Their Campuses Amid Outbreak from The New York Times