Resources for Oglethorpe students, faculty and staff
- Oglethorpe University is hosting several free walk-up COVID-19 vaccine/booster clinics. View upcoming clinics in OU Connect.
- Please note the address for the Brookhaven COVID-19 vaccination site as of July 29, 2021: 3371 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30319. The vaccine is offered every day of the week EXCEPT for Wednesday. View details.
- On Wednesday only, the Santa Fe Mall off Venture Drive in Gwinnett County is offering the Pfizer vaccine with no appointment and no cost. No insurance is needed. View details.
Find a vaccine near you:
- Use vaccine.gov to locate a vaccination site near you.
- Individuals can order free at-home COVID-19 tests through covidtests.gov.
COVID-19 testing is also available through many sources, including private physician offices and pharmacies (where there may be a charge) and county departments of public health (where they are generally free).
- Schedule a free PCR test through Covid Care Georgia (this site is located 3 miles from campus).
- Drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Perimeter Mall.
- Lenox Mall on the ground floor of the Bloomingdale’s parking garage – request appointment.
- Cumberland Mall in the parking lot across from Planet Fitness – request appointment.
- Find other testing locations throughout Georgia, and schedule a test through county health departments.
- Virtual library services are available for Oglethorpe students.
- Remote one-to-one tutoring available for Oglethorpe students.
- Remote supplemental instruction available for Oglethorpe students.
- Chrome Extensions for Struggling Students and Special Needs
- Oglethorpe Counseling Center
- Virtual Care – Telehealth: As an Oglethorpe student, you have free, unlimited access to doctors, therapists and on-demand crisis counseling through the Virtual Care Group’s telehealth options. This service is in addition to other healthcare and counseling services available.
- ActiveMinds: has posted recordings and summaries of webinars for students regarding emotional wellness during COVID-19 which are now available in this post and in Active Minds’ Remote Resources Hub. Weekly “live” mental health events for students and other audiences will be posted as well.
- Mindfulness and meditation: are practices people can use to remain grounded during times of turmoil. Apps like Headspace, Eternal Sunshine, Calm, and UCLA Mindful are just a few that we’ve tried and found helpful.
- Spirituality: We found this resource overwhelmingly insightful and might be helpful during this time: Harvard Divinity School Spiritual Resources During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Webinars/resources for staying productive and managing stress.
- Check OUConnect for upcoming virtual events and programs.