Student resources in a time of COVID-19
Updated: Mar 19, 2020
**As of March 18, 2020, the University of Nevada, Reno is following state guidelines to discontinue nonessential services, which may impact the resources listed below. Please visit the University Coronavirus Update page to learn more.
PRSSA Nevada understands how many of you are currently struggling because of the novel coronavirus outbreak and we know this time is difficult for all of us. For anyone experiencing hardship, here are a few resources you might find beneficial.
Job Search Resources
Here are a couple of job posting pages for those in need of employment:
Use other job posting websites like LinkedIn, Handshake, and Indeed. These resources
will be imperative for those in the public relations industry in the coming weeks or
Learn how other PR Firms are responding to COVID-19 at the links below:
Need other professional resources? Find them here:
UNR Student Resources In A Time of COVID-19
Portions of the following text were provided to students by the University of Nevada, Reno.
Currently enrolled students without access to mobile technologies can come on campus to use a University computer. The Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, William N. Pennington Student Achievement Center and Joe Crowley Student Union will be open to students. Please practice social distancing, and personal and public hygiene, when on campus.
The Center Every Student Every Story is committed to offering remote student support through our email email@example.com and we can be reached through our telephone at (775) 784-4936. The Center will remain open as long as we are permitted by campus policies, but we encourage you to connect through email or through telephone.
Health & Safety Resources
Please utilize these resources if you need them. In this time of isolation, there are helpful resources available to all of us.
Follow Mabble Media’s community optimism campaign at https://www.facebook.com/groups/washoehands/?ref=share. A little optimism is something we all need.
UNR Counseling Services will be offering secure, remote teletherapy services in the near future. In the meantime, telephone counseling services are available. Students in need of Counseling Services can call 775-784-4648.
Here are some valuable tips from University Counseling Services about Mental health and coping associated with COVID-19.
Pack Provisions Resources
Arrangements are being made for students who utilize Pack Provisions, the University’s food pantry. Updates can be found online or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emergency Funding Support Resources
Undergraduate students in need of emergency funds are encouraged to reach out to the Dean of Students Office and the University’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.
Graduate students can access need-based services online through the Graduate Student Association.
University Dining Services Resources
University Dining Services will no longer be offering traditional dining options. Starting March 23, 2020, Nevada Dining will move to a “grab and go” food option at Pathways and Bytes Café. The Eatery at the Overlook will provide Hot Food Options for lunch and dinner. Most of the food vendors in the Joe Crowley Student Union will be open during this time. Visit unr.edu/union/hours for hours.
Isolation can be boring. Let’s face it, we’re all going to get bored at some point in the coming weeks. To help combat the lethargy, here are a couple ways to entertain yourself while practicing social distancing:
Free virtual museum tours are available at https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours
Free opera streams available at https://m.facebook.com/MetOpera/