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Virtual Learning Student Support

We are committed to helping you finish this semester successfully! Transitioning to remote learning presents a new set of challenges so we encourage you to tap into the resources below to help you succeed. NTC and many campus partners are committed to working together to ensure the continuity of academic services by moving our support online.

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Academic Learning & Tutoring Center

The ALTC is your partner for academic success. Whether you are looking for a place to study between classes, a tutor for organic chemistry, or a writing coach who understands APA formatting, we can help.

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Success Coaching

Success Coaches assist students in meeting their goals. To do this, coaches provide students with questions, observations, feedback, encouragement, support, and accountability.

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Peer Tutoring

One-on-one meetings with a trained tutor.

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Supplemental Instruction

Regularly scheduled, out-of-class review sessions for all students enrolled in a targeted, traditionally-difficult course.

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Summer School Support

Even virtually, you can utilize Success resources to ensure you're reaching your fullest personal and academic potential this summer.

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Tips for Getting Started and Staying Focused

Stay connected with your professor. Check Canvas and your Tulane email regularly for updates on your course. Professors are offering online office hours - take advantage of them to connect, provide feedback and ask questions about the course material.

Get your study space set up and make it special- you will be spending a lot of time there! Here are some tips on creating an ideal study space for online learning.

Get connected with your friends and classmates. Organize some study sessions or schedule a virtual brunch through Facetime, Zoom or Google Hangout to catch up. We need to stay connected to stay positive and motivated.

Do whatever you do to manage stress. Be prepared to self-isolate and self-monitor. Let go of what you can't control and focus on the positive people and experiences in your life right now. Also, try to laugh!

Plan your time and set goals. Use the success resources available to you such as:

 

Quick Links

Gibson Online
MyTulane & Canvas
Zoom for Tulane
Zoom Help Center
IT Preparedness - Setup VPN, connect to file sharing and more

 

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Campus Health

Campus Health has adjusted their services. If you are still in New Orleans and need medical care check their website. Students in New Orleans who believe they may have been exposed to COVID 19 and have symptoms should self-isolate and immediately call the Student Health Center Nurse Advice Line at 504-862-8121 (during business hours) or 855-487-0290 (after hours) or call TUPD at 504-8654-5911 for an emergency medical care provider, as appropriate.

Accessibility

Contact the Goldman Center(goldman@tulane.edu or 504-862-8433) if you receive accommodations and think you may need help accessing your courses remotely.

The Goldman Center staff will work with Technology Services to help you access your online class materials. The means of access will depend on the design and content of your courses and on your individual needs. They could include, but are not limited to:

  • ASL interpreting/CART for synchronous online sessions
  • Captioning for pre-recorded course materials
  • Use of a lock-down browser for remote testing
  • Programming extra time for exams into the online testing platform
  • Use of an auxiliary aid, reader, scribe, or delivery of Braille materials
Mental Health

Change can be tough. You may be feeling anxious or emotional during this time. Tulane’s student health plans offer comprehensive coverage for both physical and mental health care. If you'd like to speak with a counselor or a case manager, contact CAPS or the Office of Case Management and Victim Support Services (or (504) 314-2160). For support 24/7, you can contact a Student Resources and Support Services Professional On-Call at (504) 920-9900.

Library

All Tulane libraries are closed but you can access the digital resources from anywhere. These include millions of articles from more than 66,000 online journals, more than 1.3 million eBooks, hundreds of research databases, and substantial collections of streaming media.

Check out Research Anywhere for information about how to access these resources remotely.

Academic Code of Conduct

Students are still required to abide by the Academic Code of Conduct and should receive information from their instructors about due dates, assignment requirements and testing procedures.

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