The following resources have been compiled with the intention of providing easy access to information of relevance and specific interest to graduate students during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Welcome Back Resources Stay up to date with the latest news and resources for students on the reopening of
Student Re-Opening FAQs View a list of responses to the most frequently ask questions about campus reopening for students
Fall 2020 for International Students View a list of responses to the most frequently ask questions about campus reopening for international students.
University Libraries To stay up to date with most current news for University Libraries this Fall.
Graduate Student Emergency Fund providing funds up to $500 for students who are experiencing financial emergencies
CARES Act Augusta University received $3,072,671 through the CARES Act to support students who are financially struggling due to the global pandemic. Opportunities for funding include: CARES Act Grants and the COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund (funded by the CARES Act)
Technological Needs survey to apply for help with computer, internet and related technological needs
Student Counseling and Psychological Services 706-737-1471 For after-hour emergencies, call the Georgia Crisis and Access Line at 1-800-715-4225
COVID-19 HOTLINE 706-721-1852
Student Health Services 706-721-3448
Student Health Insurance FAQs United Health Care Student Resource
What Health Resources Are Available to Me — Whether I Have Student Health Insurance
All students still have access to Augusta University’s Student Health Services and Student Counseling and Psychological Services.Please contact these offices if you are in need of care. All students at University System of Georgia institutions are now eligible to consult with Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) doctors, nurses and mental health specialists as they work through issues related to COVID-19. These consultations are no cost for students enrolled in USG SHIP and are $40 for non-enrolled students. There is a 24/7 help line available for all students at no charge. All students can download the HealthiestYou mobile app, call 855-870-5858 or go online for telehealth services.
To support students who may be experiencing anxiety or stress following the recent developments around COVID-19, an Emotional Support Help Line at 866-342-6892 provides access to specially trained mental health specialists 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for as long as necessary. The service is free of charge to all students. From https://jagwire.augusta.edu/faq-for-students-during-covid-19-outbreak/
Tips and Tools For Online Learning - AU answers and tips for student online learning including information on D2L, TEAMS,
IT Service Portal - This AU portal has many has the answers and support resources to many commonly asked questions related to IT. It also offers you the ability submit a support ticket to resolve any IT issues you may be encountering.
IT Help Desk 706-721-4000
Virtual AU - Online Student Support Hub
USG Tips to keep you learning online
https://coronavirus.jhu.edu Johns Hopkins’ experts track global cases and trends of COVID-19 with daily updates. Check out their interactive maps for visualization of data tracking and trends.
CDC - Coronavirus (COVID-19) The latest facts and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
COVID-19 & Fall 2020 for International Students Frequently asked questions for international students.
The Augusta University College of Education has compiled a list of tips and resources to help with the transition to homeschooling children.jagwire. augusta.edu/surprise-youre-homeschooling-now- what/