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COVID-19: On-Campus Service Availability


Academic AdvisING

  • Brown School Academic Advisors are available for individual appointments and to help you navigate any issues that arise. 
  • Meetings will be held virtually via Zoom or conference call.
  • Contact your advisor directly via email for questions and/or an advising appointment.

Bear Bites/Alternative Food Support

  • Bear Bites will be available this Fall, but will have limited hours and will be by appointment only.  More information about Bear Bites access will be sent to students via email.
  • If you have immediate concerns about your level of food security, please contact Zach Romo at zromo@wustl.edu for support.

Laptops on Loan

  • Laptops are no longer available for check out on campus. If you have an issue with technology needs for summer courses, reach out to Danielle Bristow at Danielle_Bristow@wustl.edu.

COMMUNICATION LAB

  • The Communication Lab at the Brown School will be closed until August 17, 2020.
  • If you need assistance with any writing projects during this period, please take advantage of The Writing Center, which is offering online support for Washington University students this summer.
  • Please note that The Writing Center cannot always guarantee same-day or same-week appointments depending on demand, so check availability and schedule your appointments at least one week in advance of your deadline.
  • If you need assistance that The Writing Center is unable to offer, please contact Zach Romo (zromo@wustl.edu) with a description of your case in order to discuss the potential options available to you this summer.

Career Services

  • Trainings, information sessions and appointments will be held via Zoom. Look for emails from the Career Services staff for specific times/links, etc.

Disability Resources (DR)

Financial Aid

  • Dominique Sandheinrich, the School's new Assistant Director of Financial Services, is available to meet with students virtually via Zoom or Conference Call.
  • Please contact her at dominique.brown@wustl.edu.

Habif Health & Wellness Center

We encourage you to visit habif.wustl.edu to stay current on Habif's hours and services. After-hours, students can call 314-935-6666 and follow the prompts to connect with the Nurse Advice Line.  

Pharmacy: Quadrangle Pharmacy will be open Monday through Friday,  9 am -3 pm. Students needing to transfer prescriptions to home pharmacies can call (314) 935-6662 during business hours.

Mental Health: Habif Health and Wellness is now scheduling Zoom appointments with students that meet their criteria and have completed the telehealth consent form. For emergency mental health consultations and check-ins, call 314-935-6695 (business hours) or 314-935-6666 (after-hours support). Visit the Counseling Center Referral Service website to search for community providers; check to be sure they accept your insurance.

You can follow and connect with Habif digitally in the following ways:

Instagram: @washu_habif
Twitter: @WashU_Habif
Facebook: @WashUHabif
Facebook WashU Recovery Group
CampusWell

Brown School Library

  • Library staff remain available for individual Zoom appointments. You can schedule an appointment here: https://libguides.wustl.edu/BrownSchoolLibrary/About
  • The Brown School Library has created two resource collections specific to COVID-19: 
    • COVID-19 Information Resources is a collection of vetted, evidence-based information resources curated by Public Health Librarians as well as search guidance people can use on their own.
    • Digital Resources includes academic publications that are freely available to students and instructors during this crisis. Also included is St. Louis public library information, which may be of interest during this time. Our public libraries offer a lot of online movies, TV shows, books and magazines of all ages. 

Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center (RSVP)

  • They will continue to serve graduate and professional students who remain in the St. Louis area.
  • Remote appointments can be made via email at rsvpcenter@wustl.edu or by calling 314-935-3445.
  • Visit the RSVP website for more information.

StabLab

  • StatLab will resume appointments after the start of the fall 2020 semester. Check back in mid- to late-August for updates on the schedule. 

Sumers Recreation Center

  • The Sumers Recreation Center and South 40 Fitness Center will remain closed. The Center will add more virtual fitness classes to their current member offerings.
  • Faculty and staff who purchase memberships may request a refund; check your wustl.edu email for specific steps.

Writing Center

  • If you need assistance with any writing projects during this period, please take advantage of The Writing Center, which is offering online support for Washington University students this summer.
  • Please note that The Writing Center cannot always guarantee same-day or same-week appointments depending on demand, so check availability and schedule your appointments at least one week in advance of your deadline.
  • In addition to The Writing Center, Amy Roither (amyroither@wustl.edu) will continue to be available to support international students with writing, presentations, and other communication needs by appointment
  • If you need assistance that The Writing Center is unable to offer, please contact Zach Romo (zromo@wustl.edu) with a description of your case in order to discuss the potential options available to you this summer.

VIRTUAL MEETINGS FOR THOSE IN RECOVERY

  • The Safe Project is offering virtual Zoom meetings three times a week for those in recovery from addiction. Learn more here on their website or Facebook page.