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COVID-19 Information for WGST Students

Dear Students,

We are looking towards Inter-Summer Session and are here to help you get ready.  We remain in off-campus mode for the Inter-Summer term.  Please see important academic dates at https://www.uwindsor.ca/registrar/events-listing

Q1: Is the semester cancelled? 

A1: No. Intersession and 12-Week Session courses will begin on May 19. 

Q2: Are final exams cancelled? 

A2: No. All final exams/papers and graded assignments will be laid out in your course syllabus.

Q3: Can I come to WGST Office

A3: No.  We ask that contact the office by email at wgst@uwindsor.ca.  

Q4: Do I have access to my faculty members or other staff, to answers my questions and needs? 

A4: Yes, via email, but please be patient for a response. We recommend that all in person meetings are cancelled to establish ‘social distancing’ and reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19.  We can facilitate discussions via live video through Microsoft Teams if you would like to speak to someone one-on-one.  Please email us to make a request for a meeting time.

Q5: I was planning on graduating this Spring. Can I still graduate? 

A5: All students that have applied to graduate for Spring 2020 are the top priority in ensuring your academics continue as uninterrupted as possible. See this message from the Office of the Presiden re convocation from March 24, 2020 [pdf].

Q6: I live in residence. Will they close? 

A6: Residences continue to operate. Please see your residence advisor for any updates on protocols in-residence. 

Q7: I am feeling anxious and stressed. Where can I go for help? 

A7: This is a common feeling. You are not alone. UWindsor Student Health Services website for numerous free in-person and online support links, through the University and in the community: http://www.uwindsor.ca/studenthealthservices/

Q8: Where can I continue to get information on what is happening with COVID-19? 

A8: Here is the link to our UWindsor update page:  http://www.uwindsor.ca/coronavirus/

FAHSS has created a COVID-19 Updates page on the FAHSS app. The page answers students frequently asked questions and new announcements regarding important changes for students.

To access the COVID-19 Updates screen from the app homepage, simply swipe left.

Information on downloading the app here http://uwindsor-fahss.campusapp.com/

The UWin FAHSS app is available for FREE download on both the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Please see https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus#section-14 for updates on provincial news & supports and https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/economic-response-plan.html#individual & https://pm.gc.ca/en/news/news-releases/2020/03/18/prime-minister-announces-more-support-workers-and-businesses-through for national economic supports.  Additionally, for news from the Ontario Energy Board (if you are concerned about pricing and time of use rates), please visit https://www.oeb.ca/newsroom/2020/oeb-covid-19-update.

 

Virtual Cultural Experiences During Self-isolation

A list of free online concerts: https://www.npr.org/2020/03/17/816504058/a-list-of-live-virtual-concerts-to-watch-during-the-coronavirus-shutdown

Windsor Public Library has two streaming services: Kanopy (Indie and classic films), and Hoopla (ebooks, T.V., Movies) - get library card online

10 Museums to visit from home:

Pinacoteca di Brera - Milano https://pinacotecabrera.org/

Galleria degli Uffizi - Firenze https://www.uffizi.it/mostre-virtuali

Musei Vaticani - Roma http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/it/collezioni/catalogo-online.html

Museo Archeologico - Atene https://www.namuseum.gr/en/collections/

Prado - Madrid https://www.museodelprado.es/en/the-collection/art-works

Louvre - Parigi https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

British Museum - Londra https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection

Metropolitan Museum - New York https://artsandculture.google.com/explore

Hermitage - San Pietroburgo https://bit.ly/3cJHdnj

National Gallery of art - Washington https://www.nga.gov/index.html

Closer to home: Royal Ontario Museum https://collections.rom.on.ca/?_ga=2.242753153.2030962534.1584974368-1677992985.1584974368