COVID-19 Tips & Resources for Students for Virtual Learning


Dear Students,

The department office will remain available through remote services. Please see the schedules and contacts at

Please always remember to consult Hunter College updates frequently at

We would like to remind you that it is very important to stay informed using reliable sources. Here are some helpful links that will assist you in staying updated on the current details, protocols, and provisions of COVID-19.


Three ways in which students can get help from Hunter College


  1. You can request laptops for long-term loans from Hunter College at
  2. You can apply for financial help through the Coronovirus Emergency Assistance Fund
  3. The Center for Wellness Services is operating remotely at this time and can help with emotional challenges. Please call their main number at 212.772.4931 to set up an appointment. They are checking voicemail remotely and are responding to students within a business day. Also please email at to schedule a phone meeting, typically within a day of a student's first outreach to them.

Understanding the pandemic


The Nature of the Virus

By World Health Organization (WHO)
Youtube: What is the Coronavirus  
This video explains the virus and although precautions are ever-changing it is helpful for understanding the nature of the virus itself.

CUNY Podcast: What to know, what to do and what to expect
CUNY Podcast on Coronavirus

Harvard Health Publishing: COVID-19 basics

Monitoring COVID-19 around the World

John Hopkins University maintains the most comprehensive database in the nation

The New York Times provides free access to coronavirus coverage
NY Times article on free access

US and NYC Information


How to check if you are sick and what steps to take

How to access Social Benefits and Financial Aid

Online Learning Tips

We know that everyone will be affected by the changes we are facing while adapting to these extraordinary circumstances. Please check out these tips that may help you to make the transition to online learning:

How to Join a ZOOM meeting

Zoom Support: Joining a meeting

Hunter College Laptop Loan Request Form

Other Resources to Engage while at Home

The best way to limit the propagation of the virus is to stay home if you can. If and when you have free time to spare, here are some links on what to watch or listen to:

NY Times article on what to watch
CUNY Podcasts
Free Books from Haymarket


Last updated: July 11, 2022 5:31 PM