Loyola University Chicago

Wellness Center

Connecting While Disinfecting

The Wellness Center has put together some resources for students during COVID-19. On this page you can find some fun apps and free business resources to help you stay connected and entertained. There is also important information for different populations who are affected by this crisis, and information about nutrition while sheltering at home. This page will be updated periodically with new resources. 

Connecting while Disinfecting

The Wellness Center's Health Promotion team sorted through the plethora of online resources that have popped up during this period of social distancing. We have found some engaging and fun resources for students to stay socially and culturally connected while being physically distant. They are divided into 5 categories: apps and technology, chats and hotlines, free business resources, free entertainment resources, and social media accounts. Please click on the PDF documents below to access information and resources. 

Apps and Technology

Chatlines and Hotlines

Free Business Resources

Free Entertainment Resources 

Social Media Accounts to Follow

The Wellness Society created this helpeful workbook to help people manage their stress and anxiety during COVID-19. This free resource has information on anxiety and activities for students. It can be found at: Coronavirus Anxiety Workbook

Please see below for resources and information for different populations during this crisis. These resources are both national and Loyola specific. 

Trans/LGBQ Populations

Students with Disabilities

Students with Housing/Food Insecurities

Students with Mental Health Concerns

Students in Recovery from Alcohol or Other Substances

Students with Children

BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color)

International Students

Undocumented Students

Students with Eating Disorders

Mental Health Resources 

Loyola's mental health staff put together some helpful infographics and facetsheets for students during COVID-19. check them out at Mental Health Infographics 

 

The Wellness Center's Dietitian, Adrienne Seitz, put together a list of FAQs students may have about nutrition during this time. Please see Nutrition FAQs. Don't see something here that you need? Email aseitz@luc.edu!. 

Craft Ideas for Quarantine

Don't let social distancing stifle your creativity! We put together some ideas of crafts you can do from your home. Check them out here: Craft Ideas for Quarantine