Coronavirus Updates - Tuscarawas

CAMPUS DEPARTMENTS ARE SERVING STUDENTS ON-CAMPUS, WITH VIRTUAL APPOINTMENTS ALSO AVAILABLE.  You may also contact us at infotusc@kent.edu or 330-339-3391 OR USE THE CONTACT INFORMATION BELOW TO CONTACT DEPARTMENT DIRECTLY.


COVID-19 Emergency Resources

TUSC DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION

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Student Services Appointments


Covid-19 Prevention

It is imperative that we continue to take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19:
1.     Please see Facial Covering and Physical Distancing Guidelines, for up-to-date information on facial covering requirements
2.    Wash your hands frequently
3.    Clean and sanitize
4.    Stay at least 3 feet apart
5.    Monitor your health every day - Stay home if you are sick
6.    Have questions? Reach out (Kent State Nurse Line, 330-672-2326)
7.    Flashes Take Care of Flashes
8.    Get Vaccinated

Some courses will meet in person while others will be offered remotely or online. This information is available on your schedule of classes.

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ON CAMPUS WIFI AND COMPUTER ACCESS

Wi-Fi Access
You are welcome to use campus Wi-Fi inside or outside the buildings at any time. Our Wi-Fi range extends to a large portion of the grounds between the buildings and the parking lots, and extends to parking lots A and B and the most of lot C.

  • If you are on the lawn between Founders and Science & Tech and experience internet dropping, you may need to move a few feet so that your device is not trying to connect to both buildings

Computer Access
We have over 100 computers across campus for student use located in

  • Founders Hall
    • Cyber Café (2nd floor) – Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Library/Academic Learning Commons (1st floor) – Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Science & Advanced Technology Building 
    • ST119 (1st floor) – Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you are attending class remotely in a campus building

  • Bring headphones (the computers have cameras if you choose to use them and a microphone, but others may be attending class in the same room so headphones will be needed to reduce distractions)
  • Stay at least 3-feet from others
  • If using a campus computer- clean the keyboard and mouse with the provided cloth and isopropyl alcohol cleaning solution provided. SPRAY THE CLOTH, NOT THE KEYBOARD AND MOUSE.

On Campus with your own laptop or other device
Feel free to use your own device and our Wi-Fi on campus as well. There will be several locations around campus where you can be at least 6 feet from others. There are spaces in the library, the student union, empty classrooms, and other common areas.

  • Bring headphones 
  • Stay at least 6-feet from others
  • Wear your mask

Connect with Trained Counselors 24/7

Ohio toll-free CareLine: 1-800-720-9616

National Disaster Distress Line: 1-800-985-5990 or Text TalkWithUS or Hablanos to 66746, TTY: 1-800-846-8517

Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) and RecoveryOhio

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)


TUSC STUDENTS - KEEP ON LEARNING

Under unusual and difficult circumstances, your instructors and campus staff are working hard to make sure your education has as few interruptions as possible.

During the fall 2021 semester, courses will be offered in the following formats:

  • In-Person: class offered at the campus or other instructional sites.
  • 100% Online-No set meetings: coursework that is fully online. Students will be expected to meet course deadlines, but they are free to work on course material during the time of day that is most convenient for them.
  • Remote-Set Meeting Times/Online-Set meeting times: class is offered through virtual (online) formats with everyone logging into the course at the established class time.
  • Partially In-Person: set meeting dates are on campus while additional meeting dates are delivered virtually.

Information about remote instruction for students, including access instructions and technology resources, is at www.kent.edu/keeponlearning.

TUSC FACULTY - KEEP ON TEACHING

TUSC STAFF - KEEP ON WORKING


TUSC ACADEMIC ADVISING

  • Schedule an academic advising appointment through KSUAdvising. Be sure to include a phone number in the comments so that your advisor can call you at your appointment time.
  • For assistance, email infotusc@kent.edu.

TUSC TUTORING SERVICES & WRITING CENTER


CONTINUE TO TAKE PREVENTATIVE MEASURES

It is imperative that we take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19:

  • Avoid large gatherings and follow physical distancing recommendations of 3-6 feet.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your mouth, nose and eyes.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes with your arm or a tissue.
  • Avoid exposure to others who are sick.
  • Stay home while you are ill (except to visit a healthcare professional) and avoid close contact with others.
  • Get adequate sleep and eat well-balanced meals to ensure a healthy immune system.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
  • Coronavirus FAQS, as addressed by Kent State University in response to university community

Additional information can be found here:

We take all of these steps to ensure the health and safety of our campus community and to be proactive in an effort to prevent illness while continuing the academic mission of the university.

We will continue to monitor the outbreak and will align our recommendations with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization and other city, state and federal agencies.

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