Resources for Oglethorpe students, faculty and staff
Please note the new 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.
COVID-19 testing is 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).
- Faculty and staff can use this link to schedule a free PCR test through Covid Care Georgia (this site is located 3 miles from campus).
- Georgia residents may use this link to schedule a test through county health departments.
- Non-Georgia residents may use this link to find the nearest testing site.
- Virtual library services are available for Oglethorpe students.
- Remote one-to-one tutoring available for Oglethorpe students.
- Remote supplemental instruction is available for Oglethorpe students.
- Ideas to help transition during COVID-19 – Dr. Matthew Wild, Lecturer of Core Studies; A_LAB Faculty Liaison and Service Learning Coordinator
- Five ways to prepare for online learning.
- Chrome Extensions for Struggling Students and Special Needs
- Comcast offering Internet Essentials package free for low-income customers for 60 days.
- Oglethorpe Counseling Center is offering virtual appointments: While in-person sessions are no longer doable, that doesn’t mean the counseling center isn’t there for you. The Counseling Center is still available for virtual appointments. Can’t access a computer or find a private space to chat? Let the counseling team know and they can help navigate other modes of communication. *The Counseling Center is closed during the summer.
- 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.
- The reason Zoom calls drain your energy
- 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
- Physical Wellness: For a quick evening sweat after a full day, Planet Fitness is live streaming free “Work-ins” at 7 p.m. every day on Facebook. Accompanied by trainers and the occasional celebrity guest, visitors can anticipate basic 20-minute workouts to get the blood flowing after a day working from the at-home desk. Other fitness companies/apps like DownDog, Peloton, Nike Training Club, FitOn, YogaWorks, and Les Mills are also offering free services for students and teachers.
- Webinars/resources for staying productive and managing stress.
- Check OUConnect for upcoming virtual events and programs.