COVID-19 Resources & Webinars
On March 13, 2020, Career Education Colleges and Universities launched an information webpage for institutions responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19). CECU’s Coronavirus webpage includes a multitude of helpful resources to assist higher education leaders understand the various legal and operational implications of temporarily closing a campus or adapting courses to online learning.
View all past webinars, including COVID-19 response webinars in the CECU Member Resource Center. If you need assistance gaining access please email email@example.com.
"Recruiting, Enrolling & Engaging Students When Campus Visits Aren’t an Option"
March 25th | 2:00pm EST
Panel/Presenters: Ken Boutelle, Sr. VP of Enrollment Services, National Education Partners; Dr. Joe Sallustio, COO/EVP, Claremont Lincoln University; Bill Ojile, Partner, Armstrong Teasdale LLP
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Thousands of Liberty students expected to return to campus amid coronavirus outbreak – Richmond Times-Dispatch
As the coronavirus threatens to spread across the Lynchburg region, Liberty University officials are preparing to welcome back up to 5,000 students from spring break this week.
The Great Recession Was Bad for Higher Education. Coronavirus Could Be Worse. – The Chronicle of Higher Education
This article is part of a series on the financial challenges facing colleges and universities amid the coronavirus pandemic and the need for proactive strategies. Please join a virtual discussion Thursday at 2 p.m. Eastern time to hear from experts about what colleges learned from the Great Recession and how those insights will inform decisions today.
Additional Coronavirus Coverage - Updated Daily
How these colleges are marketing to admitted students during COVID-19 – University Business; Will COVID-19 Lead to Another MOOC Moment? – EdSurge; How the coronavirus has upended college admissions – The Hechinger Report; Trump suggests schools will reopen – Politico.
Novel Coronavirus 2019 – The Comprehensive Guide to COVID-19 - Updated
Gurnick Academy has updated their inforgraph. This handy infographic is a quick reference guide to understanding all about the COVID-19 virus including symptoms, how it transmits, how to prevent getting the virus, and what to do should you get it.
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Transitioning to online learning in higher education – eCampus News
Kelly Herman, Vice President, Accessibility, Equity & Inclusion, and Dr. Marc Booker, Associate Provost, University of Phoenix, tackle a number of questions about the transition to online learning and how instructors and students can best adjust to the sudden changes.
NASFAA Members Share Remote Experiences, Best Practices During COVID-19 Outbreak – NASFAA
For those offices that have gone fully — or mostly — remote, they are working each day to find innovative ways and workarounds to best serve students who need extra help.
You’ve moved your course online, but is it impactful? – University Business
Best practices may be secondary to getting a course built, and LMS instruction may be limited. As such, we offer the following guidance for developing an impactful online course. These considerations are informed by established literature, best practices and our own experiences.
Regulatory Agency and Selected Accreditor Resources for Higher Education Institutions Regarding COVID-19 Pandemic – JD Supra
Because of the highly regulated nature of higher education, it is important that institutions remain mindful of the statutory and regulatory constraints that continue to apply at this time.
Privacy and the Online Pivot – Inside Higher Ed
Colleges are scrambling to move courses online. But with those changes come concerns over privacy and surveillance.
Managing COVID-19 Disruption: ED Updates Guidance for Changes and Interruptions of Study – CooleyED
The updated information is included as an attachment to the March 5 guidance, containing 10 frequently asked questions and answers that expand on the information in the original publication. Below is a summary of the expanded guidance.
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Student Debt Forgiveness Not Expected in Stimulus Bill – Inside Higher Ed
Senate leaders were still negotiating a massive stimulus package as of press time Tuesday night. But according to a Democratic Senate aide, the measure was not expected to lower student debt by as much as debt cancellation advocates had hoped.
Senate Likely To Vote On Stimulus Package Later Today; Support For Students And Institutions Still Being Negotiated – ACE
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said last night that they were nearing a deal on a $2 trillion economic aid package to help Americans, U.S. businesses, and specific groups—including college students and higher education institutions—survive the coronavirus pandemic.
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CER Coronavirus (COVID-19) News Coverage
We have put all of our coronavirus coverage regarding higher education on one page. View coverage here.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Web Center - NASFAA
This web center has been created to keep NASFAA members and the financial aid community updated on pertinent news related to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
*NEW* Follow-Up Webinar — COVID-19 and Federal Student Aid: What We Know
Join us Thursday, April 2 at 2:00 p.m. ET for this special follow-up webinar as NASFAA President Justin Draeger and NASFAA staff from the AskRegs and policy teams review some of the most common questions related to Title IV aid and COVID-19.