Online Resources Available for English Students

Studying and working at EMU has looked a lot different since March 11, when President James Smith announced that university events and face-to-face instructions would be suspended until April 1.  Face-to-face instruction and university events were soon suspended for the rest of the semester, as a growing number of COVID-19 cases prompted Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to initiate an executive order, also calling on restaurants, gyms, fitness centers, and libraries to close.

President Smith, in one of many daily communications that have been sent to the EMU community during this crisis, urges students to  “continue to follow social distancing guidance, as well as hand washing and other prevention measures.

"Follow University email," he advises,  "go to the University’s COVID-19 website and the University's Frequently Asked Questions for additional information and updates, as well as resources to help keep you safe.” 

For remote resources that may be essential to English Language & Literature students, check out what some EMU organizations are providing below:

  • University Writing Center (UWC)  Expand dropdown
    Throughout EMU's campus closure in Winter 2020, the UWC will support students via virtual consultations. Submit a paper on the Writing Center's home page, or check out the writing resources that have been made available for online learning. Also, follow UWC on Instagram @UWC_EMU. 
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    Although the library is closed, there are still ways to get help remotely! Check out the resources page here.

    Resources available include:

  • Holman Success Center Expand dropdown
    Get online help with navigating online classes at the Holman Success Center. Get personalized help from HSC learning specialists: tutors, SI leaders, peer academic coaches, and success coaches, as well as many tips for success.
  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) 

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    CAPS is dedicated to addressing the mental health needs of Eastern Michigan University students with free, confidential counseling. CAPS offers advice on coping with COVID-19 related stress, as well as self care tips on Instagram (@emucaps)All scheduled face to face appointments will be canceled at this time, including group sessions and outreach programs.  If you  need to speak to a CAPS therapist via phone for support, you can call us at 734-487-1118 or contact our email at [email protected]

  • Disability Resource Center  Expand dropdown
    The EMU Disability Resource Center (DRC) views disabilities as an integral part of the rich diversity of our campus community and society. Students can complete the intake questionnaire here to schedule an appointment or ask a question.