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Keeping Bobcats informed, November 18, 2020

Published: November 18, 2020 Author: Staff reports

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK

Celebrating Global Connections
Explore all that the 2020 virtual International Education Week has to offer, including video stories, lectures and presentations, food, film, and more. Consider recognizing a deserving scholar with kudos and share your experiences on social media using #OHIOIEW2020.

COUNSELING & PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

Free, Anonymous Mental Health Services 
OHIO will now provide all students free access to Togetherall, a 24/7, online, peer-to-peer mental health community that is not contingent upon residence in the state of Ohio. Students can access the service anytime with an OHIO email address.   

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

New Presidential Health Directive
Prior to being permitted to access campus each semester and on a recurring basis throughout spring, all students with a presence on campus will be contacted to schedule a COVID-19 test. Read the complete directive and review all six together.

UNIVERSITY COMMUNICATION & MARKETING

Call for Website Feedback
OHIO has established panels for user testing university websites. It is an opportunity for a wide range of Bobcats to offer feedback, and participants earn $10 for each session.
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STATEWIDE COLLEGE STUDENTS UNITE

Why Will You Stay Safe?
Students from around the state share why they are choosing to follow public health directives this season.
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How Will You Stay Safe?
Learn about the ways students are adapting their travel plans and activities to keep themselves and their loved ones safe.
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HEALTH & SAFETY

OhioHealth Hotline and Testing On Campus
Governor DeWine has specifically asked college students to test before going home to minimize spread, and OHIO is offering easy access to testing resources and a new line-up of available appointments. Please note Holiday Hours for the COVID-19 Hotline, and email covidoperations@ohio.edu to schedule a free test.

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

Graduating During a Pandemic: Finding a Job in Uncertain Times
Join this alumni panel on Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. to hear from a panel of recent OHIO graduates about how they found new jobs and careers in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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SCRIPPS COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION

OHIO Talks: Diversity and Inclusion in the 21st Century
OHIO alumnus Eric Peterson will share insights from his career as vice president for diversity dealer relations at General Motors U.S. during a TedTalk-style presentation on Nov. 19 at noon.
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11/20 - 12/22 MARK YOUR CALENDAR 
Review these upcoming dates to stay on top of comings and goings at OHIO.

11/20 In-Person Classes
Last day for in-person instruction.

11/21 Remote Instruction
All courses take virtual format for last three weeks.

11/25 - 11/29 Thanksgiving Break
University closed, no classes in session.

12/1 Job Search Workshop
Prepare for the job market.

12/4 Withdrawal Deadline
Drop courses to receive 'W' on academic record.

12/5 Last Day of Classes
Fall semester courses conclude.

12/7 - 12/11 Finals Week
All final exams and projects will be completed virtually.

12/15 Spring Housing
Assignment details and move-in information.

12/22 Nominations open
Recognize students for leadership awards.

QUICK LINKS

COVID-19 Campus Advisory System
Review new housing color code >

Trans [Plays] of Remembrance Festival
Support final performance Nov. 18 >

First-Year Learning Communities
Apply to be an LC Leader >

Managing Uncertainty and Anxiety
Join a coping clinic >

Tuesday Night Laughs
Enjoy live comedy every week >

Ohio University COVID-19 Dashboard
Review current testing & case counts >