COVID-19, University of Oregon: 1 million for students with serious financial disruptions

The University of Oregon President announced that $1 million is now available for the Students in Crisis Fund to help students who are dealing with serious financial disruptions.

The University of Oregon in the US is growing in support and resources level and resources for its students. In order to promote social distancing and limit the spread of COVID-19, many students are now studying from home. However, many of them could probably suffer a financial crisis because of COVID-19 effects. That’s why, if they are in financial crisis, they can draw the Students in Crisis Fund.

The Office of the Dean of Students (DOS) of the University of Oregon is currently operating with reduced staffing levels and has transitioned to offering most services remotely. All the staff thanked you for the understanding and patience as together it is possible to work to sustain the health and well-being of our campus community.

COVID-19, what’s up with the University of Oregon project?

The “Help Duck Students in Crisis Due to COVID-19” initiative has many and different options and any of these permit to help a student in crisis conditions. Donating, you can:

  • help an in-state student buy a tank of gas to drive home from campus;
  • help an out-of-work student pay their WiFi bill for a month, ensuring they can access classes online;
  • help an out-of-state student purchase a plane ticket home;
  • help a student who lost their job due to COVID-19 buy groceries for a month;
  • help to purchase spring term textbooks for a student who used their savings to travel home;
  • cover the rent of a student who lost their job due to COVID-19.

You want to know more about this initiative? Please, visit the official website of the University of Oregon and if you wish to donate, you can do it by following THIS LINK.

 

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