Friday, March 27, 2020

Use online resources for well-being, research, mental health, learning

The University of Minnesota offers a number of online resources to help you take care of yourself and your studies while living and learning off campus during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Use available resources!

The University of Minnesota offers a number of online resources to help you take care of yourself and your studies while living and learning off campus during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Well-being, spirituality, and healing

The University's Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing offers unique resources to the University community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The center offers tools, strategies, and practices for health, stress management, and well-being on topics including fear and anxiety, altruism, isolation, gratitude, self-care, prioritization, positivity, and mindfulness.

Resources including upcoming webinars, stress busters, meditations, online lectures, and more are available on the Center for Spirituality and Healing COVID-19 website.

Mental health

Even though you are learning remotely, Boynton Health services and programs remain ready to help. The Mental Health Crisis Line is available 24/7 for students who need support during these uncertain times at 612-301-4673 (or text "UMN" to 61222 on evenings and weekends).

Recreation and Wellness

Recreation and Wellness facilities may be closed, but RecWell is committed to its mission of enriching the campus experience and encouraging lifelong well-being. RecWell is currently building a library of online resources for faculty, staff, and students to stay healthy and continue the wellness journey through its UMN RecWell blog, website, and social media accounts.

University Libraries essential teaching and research services


Make a virtual appointment with a librarian, suggest an e-book purchase, get copyright assistance, and more. Visit University Libraries online for essential services and resources to help faculty, students, and staff transition from in-person instruction. The list is subject to change, based on the rapidly evolving COVID-19 landscape.

LinkedIn Learning online video tutorials

The University provides students with free access to LinkedIn Learning. LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform that helps you develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led video tutorials. With more than 13,000 courses and personalized recommendations, you can discover, complete, and track courses related to your needs.

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