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UGA goes virtual with variety of online offerings

(Photo by Dorothy Kozlowski/UGA taken in 2019)

A roundup of what you can find online during the pandemic

From free yoga classes to a telehealth model for clients with autism to online lectures—and everything in between—the schools, colleges and departments at the University of Georgia are moving their programs online to provide information, entertainment and support during the COVID-19, or coronavirus, pandemic. Here’s a current list, categorized by interest group, of online UGA programs and events:

For everyone

Georgia Museum of Art

Visitors Center

Campus tour: Until campus tours resume, take a virtual tour of the University of Georgia at https://visit.uga.edu/tours/.

UGA Libraries

Information about library resources and assistance is at libs.uga.edu.

Admissions Offices

  • Undergraduate Admissions: Terrell Hall is currently closed to the general public. To contact the admissions team, prospective UGA students should visit the Meet the Staff page at https://apply.uga.edu/portal/meet_the_staff to find their admissions counselor or email the main account at apply@uga.edu. The goal is to respond to email communications within two business days.
  • Graduate Admissions: Terrell Hall is currently closed to the general public. To access the Graduate School for business reasons, call 706-542-6300.

Mary Frances Early College of Education

  • Telehealth model: CABER, the education college’s Center for Autism and Behavioral Education Research, has launched an online telehealth model to work with its clients with autism. The model started on March 24 with four to six children from the Clarke County School District.

Pilates/Yoga Classes

Kizmet Adams is offering Pilates/yoga classes from noon – 12:45 p.m. at https://zoom.us/j/745316447.

  • Monday, June 1: Pilates
  • Tuesday, June 2: Pilates
  • Wednesday, June 3: NO CLASS
  • Thursday, June 4: Pilates
  • Friday, June 5: Yoga/Pilates Fusion

For staff

UGA Human Resources

Training and development updates are available at https://hr.uga.edu/_resources/pdf/Distance-Based-Professional-Development.pdf.

Learn more at https://hr.uga.edu/employees/training/.

UGA Finance Division

The finance division will host weekly status calls for HR and business staff at https://onesource.uga.edu/resources/monthly_status_call/

The finance division also will host a town hall for the fiscal year end that’s targeted to HR and business staff. It will be online at https://onesource.uga.edu/news/Fiscal_Year_End_Town_Hall.

For students

UGA Career Center

The Career Center is working to ensure that students and employers still have access to resources. Handshake and hireuga.com are still available, and virtual drop-in hours are available weekdays from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

More info: http://career.uga.edu.

Division of Academic Enhancement

New DAE webpage: All UGA students are enrolled in “Resources for Learning Online | DAE at a Distance,” which is a brand new eLC experience. Additionally, a new webpage, DAE at a Distance, summarizes a variety of resources (e.g. Adjusting for Success) and support available to UGA students.

DAE at a Distance: https://dae.uga.edu/dae_at_a_distance/

Adjusting for Success: https://dae.uga.edu/adjustingforsuccess3.pdf