The program took place from Monday, May 4, to Wednesday, May 6, through a series of three one-hour webinars that discussed Academic Advising and Career Exploration, Mental Wellness, Housing and Dining, and Residential Colleges.
In an email addressed to the IIP student cohort on Tuesday, April 28, the organizing team explained that the office was working with existing partners to launch new virtual options. It will be up to the partner organization to determine if the internship can be completed remotely.
Insurance coverage on the University’s Student Health Plan (SHP) has been increased due to COVID-19, expanding both in and out of network coverage, in addition to telemedicine. While students appreciate the change, they feel the University could be more clear regarding the changes and the new policies.
“All colleges and universities across the state of New Jersey, including Princeton, have been asked to consider providing dormitory space to support the state’s COVID-19 response,” noted Deputy Spokesperson Mike Hotchkiss.
“I think, in the face of hatred like this, it's really important to stand together as a community and continue doing what we do best,” said Fawaz Ahmad ’22, Muslim Student Association president and co-host of the meeting.
This interactive graphic shows how many University students have class during typical sleep hours in their local time, defined as 12 a.m. to 8 a.m. The tool also calculates the number of students who now may have evening classes due to the time zone shift.
All clubs, all extracurriculars, have had to adjust not only their meetings and projects to make them possible remotely. And without performances, conferences, and competitions to attend, most student organizations face the same challenges — it seems there’s nothing for which to prepare, no reason to keep working.
“We want to bring our love and enthusiasm for Princeton [to] their computer screens,” Rachel Hazan ’21, Orange Key Co-Chair and Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Treasurer, wrote in an email to The Daily Princetonian.