Virtual Resources

& Opportunities

Upcoming Events:

-Yoga Where You're At: The Quarantine Recordings w/Eric Burri

Register here to receive.

- Daily Burn subscription: free for 6 months. Register your interest here.

As COVID-19 requires us to stay home and engage in social distancing, we offer the following list of resources and opportunities to stay sane, avoid isolation, support local health & wellness providers and build for the future. Please note the info below reflects the available information to date and should always be double-checked for accuracy as things are changing rapidly. Additionally, this information does not constitute a recommendation or endorsement of any of the content below--please use your own judgement on what is right for you during this time. If there's something you think we should add to this list, let us know!
Information sharing: we've set up Slack channels to answer basic questions and share resources. You'll get a link via email if you'd like to join. Do not share any private, protected health information on Slack--if you need answers to specific questions related to your private information, call us at (413) 345-2156 or email us at and request a secure email to reply to.

Your HealtH

  • Health Insurance: The Trust Fund does not provide your student health plan. It is provided by UMass and administered by Wellfleet Insurance. See their site for information on COVID-19. As of 3/17/20, Wellfleet Insurance states "Wellfleet’s fully-insured Student Health plans will cover member costs for COVID-19 testing. We’ll waive all co-pays, deductibles and co-insurance. Like a preventive visit, members will have no out-of-pocket costs for testing."
  • If you're concerned about potential exposure to COVID-19 because you believe a coworker has tested positive, is presumptive positive, or you've been in contact with someone you think has been infected by the coronavirus (COVID-19), should contact the COVID-19 HR Response Team at 413-687-2283 or
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) online resources are available here.

online teaching resources

UMass's Center for Teaching & Learning is offering phone and Zoom teaching consultations and other support.

Professional Skills Development

  • Duolingo is a free app that will help you learn a new language--over 20 languages to choose from.

Other supports (Food security & Finances)

Just Because...

  • Try the game GeoGuessr, which drops you in a random spot on Google Maps street view and you have to figure out where in the work you are using clues from street view images.


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