Resources Available for Graduate Students due to COVID-19 (Updated July 15)

Posted on: July 15, 2020

The rapidly-evolving COVID-19 situation is disrupting campus life, and we’re all quickly shifting to teaching and learning remotely. It may feel daunting to learn and teach in new ways. That’s okay. We at JMU Libraries are here to help graduate students, including you.

First, take a deep breath and remember to be kind to yourself and each other. None of us has been in this situation before, but we’ll get through it together.

For research and online learning:

For teaching/graduate assistant positions:

  • Think creatively about how to help students progress on core learning objectives when teaching online.
  • Remember that sometimes, the best options for human connection in online teaching and learning are the most low-tech, accessible, and inclusive options.
  • Don’t miss our Guide to Hybrid & Online Teaching at JMU.

For graduate life in general:

And please, don’t hesitate to ASK FOR HELP. Visit our Ask the Library page to use our live chat or send us a message. Whether you have a question related to an online course or need help with your research, you’re not alone. We are here for you!

Originally published on March 23, 2020. Updated July 15, 2020.

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