UWindsor Together: Student Mental Health and Remote Learning Services

COVID-19 Information for WGST Students

Dear Students,

We remain in off-campus mode for the foreseeable future.  Please see important academic dates at https://www.uwindsor.ca/registrar/events-listing

Q1: Is the semester cancelled? 

A1: No. Classes continue to run. 

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: Can I still graduate? 

A5: All students that have applied to graduate are the top priority in ensuring your academics continue as uninterrupted as possible.  Please visit https://www.uwindsor.ca/graduation-convocation/ for more information about graduation/convocation.

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/ and for those wishing to visit campus, please see https://www.uwindsor.ca/returntocampus/

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