DSU At Home
Welcome to the Nest! Here we will provide you virtual opportunities and resources to stay engaged.
Check back monthly as this page will continue to be updated.
Office of Student Leadership and Activities (OSLA)
Welcome the 2020-2021 Student Government Association
The Integrity Administration
Student Health Services
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! What You Should Know About Breast Cancer!
Now that Flu season is upon us, there are some similarities between COVID-19 and the Flu virus. It’s time to get your Flu shot.
Cleaning and Disinfecting
To help combat against germs that may be living on surfaces, watch below for tips on cleaning and disinfecting your home and personal spaces:
And for information from the CDC on Cleaning and Disinfecting your Home, click here
As always, hand hygiene is one of the best ways to help prevent the spread of infections.
Take Care of You!
It’s important to take care of your Health & Wellness during this time. Below are some tips on keeping yourself on track!
Is it Allergies or COVID-19?
During times of increased stress, some people may self-medicate with substances such as Marijuana to alleviate these feelings. While Marijuana is legal in some states and used for medicinal purposes, Marijuana use comes with real risks that can negatively affect a person’s health and life. Learn more at https://www.samhsa.gov/marijuana and watch this 60-second video:
How to Make a Cloth Face Covering
The CDC recommends that everyone should wear a cloth face covering when going out into public areas, to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Below are links to videos from Nurse Arynn, on how to make a cloth face covering at home by using a Bandana or a T-shirt; and the correct way to wash your hands.
How to make a mask from a bandana.
How to make a mask from a t-shirt.
Proper hand hygiene
October is what I would like to call the meat and potatoes of Mental Health. October focuses is on Depression with a side dish of Anxiety. Below are some short, deep, make you want to hear what the Rock is cooking videos that I think the mature can understand and the young can relate too. Attached, you will find one-sheets with good information relating to depression and anxiety. On Thursday-October 8th the Counseling Dept. will be hosting National Depression Screening Day.
Week one- October 4th - 10th
Week Two - October 11th - 17th
Week three - Ocotber 18th - 24th
End of the Month video October 25th - 31st - Ends the month on a positive note.
Hello hornets, we’re still here
Grief with Ralph Robinson
Wellness & Recreation
Fall 2020 Fitness
Registration link: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=FWxXGqfLFU-u1bhRMjcw…
WRC During COVID – It Takes a Team Effort
Twitter - https://twitter.com/RecDsu
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/dsuteamwrc
We Are all in this together!
Congratulations to the Class of 2020
This is US. We Stand Together.
2020 National Recreation Movement
Delaware State University just joined the 2020 National Recreation Movement!
This movement was created to help the community of students, alumni, university staff and faculty remain positive and healthy. Staying active together, even when we’re apart.
Create an account HERE using your .edu email address and instantly access live and prerecorded workout, fitness and movement classes. After each class, log your total number of active minutes and watch as your school’s total minutes stack up against other participating schools.
As you log your minutes and don’t forget to check the leaderboard! Each week five participating students are rewarded for their engagement in the program with Amazon gift cards.
So take a class, complete a daily challenge, move in your own way and show everyone how you #RecAtHome on TikTok during these unprecedented times!
The Chew with Chaplain Pam
DSU FOOD PANTRY
Please be advised that the DSU Food Pantry will be open every Wednesday between the hours of Noon and 2pm this summer for your food needs. We are located in the Price Building Room 104. As we continue to practice social distancing and for your safety and ours please email dsufoodpantry [at] desu.edu to schedule what time you will arrive to pick up your food items. If you need to coordinate a different day or time please also email the Food Pantry at dsufoodpantry [at] desu.edu to schedule your food pick up.
Food Pantry Update
As we fall into a new season, be safe in our community
- Steps to take after a sexual assault has occurred: https://rainn.org/articles/steps-you-can-take-after-sexual-assault
- Warning Signs for College-age-adults - https://rainn.org/articles/warning-signs-college-age-adults
- CEO and Survivor Finding Meaning and Strength after Trauma https://rainn.org/news/ceo-and-survivor-finding-meaning-and-strength-aft…
- The Pain of Survivors Sharing: https://youtu.be/HU_w55iEmRw
After Sexual Assault has occurred, the RAINN organization is the largest support of sexual assault in the country. They offer support to sexual assault victims.
Tips from the Nine (Title IX)
- Sexual Misconduct such as, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault sexual exploitation and inappropriate touching will be adjudicated during this time, through electronic submission.
- Please be reminded of social distancing, now is not the time to start intimate relationships involving physical touch.
- If you are involved in a sexual misconduct incident, please notify the police department in your local county. If you are currently on campus, please contact our police immediately.
- Residential Life is another valuable trained resource for sexual assault incidents reporting while on campus.
- File your complaint
- Alcohol is considered the number one rape drug.
- Consent must be given in word or actions in order to engage in sexual activity. Which is strongly discouraged during this time of social distancing.
- Healthy Choices while socially distancing yourself will present a challenge. Learn how to create a virtual relationship that is respectful and mutually agreed upon.
- Always, Always, Ask before you Act.
Keep our communities free from Sexual Misconduct and COVID-19. Remember to keep washing your hands.
If you have any questions you may contact csanders [at] desu.edu, be safe!!!
To locate on campus employment please visit https://desu.studentemployment.ngwebsolutions.com/Cmx_Content.aspx?cpId=6
For any questions pertaining to on campus employment please contact through email at aclarke [at] desu.edu
A note from the Office of career services
Let’s Get Ready…2020 – 2021 Internship Season
Here are 3 steps you want to take to prepare for our 2020 – 2021 Internship Season:
#1 – Schedule your appt with your Career Coach to have your resume reviewed
#2 – Update your Handshake Profile to include adding your updated resume and headshot - https://app.joinhandshake.com/login
#3 – Schedule your appointment with Ms. Craig, Internship Coordinator to discuss strategy and next steps to obtaining your future internship.
To schedule your appointments with the Office of Career Services, email JHendy [at] desu.edu TODAY!
*FYI– Earliest deadlines to submit internship applications are scheduled in September, so now is the time to start the process!
Top 10 Interviewing Tips
Student Employment - Self Care
Office of Career Services Virtual Office
Housing & Residential Education
Hornets Make it Through:
DHRE - Black Lives Matter
DHRE Don’t Rush Challenge:
Congrats c/o 2020 from DHRE:
The Housing Process - view video that explains everything YOU NEED to know.
Retuning Students - How to Apply
OPENING DAY FOR VILLAGE, COURTYARD - APRIL 7
OPENING DAY FOR TUBMAN-LAWS AND LLCOMMONS = APRIL 15
NEW AND TRANSFER STUDENTS - How to Apply
HOUSING APPLICATION OPENED FEBRUARY 25, 2020
For questions, please call 302.857.6326, or email housing [at] desu.edu
Let’s talk about social justice and what we can do to improve
One of many social Justice issues to we all can change Voting rights. Exercising the right to vote is one of the social justice issues prioritized by the National Association of Social Workers. …
- COVID-19 & Our Communities. …
- Racial Justice is Education Justice. …
- Support Ethnic Studies Programs. …
- Black Lives Matter @ School. …
- Ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline. …
- Families Belong Together. …
- Dreamers. …
- School Safe Zones.
Every Day Social Injustice: For College Students
Implicit Bias in Social Justice
Moments of Kindness and Solidarity Shine During George Floyd Protests | TODAY
Make wise Choices - A Note from Judicial Affairs
From the Office of Student Judicial Affairs, stay safe and be kind to one another
Warm weather and irritability, ways to be stress free during our quarantine and social distancing: Click Here
How the coronavirus pandemic is impacting mental health
REAL COLLEGE (quarantined) morning routine: Tips on surviving online classes
Tips to Stay Safe
Follow us on Instagram: @dsu_judicialaffairs
XFINITY for Off-Campus
TV Go for Live Channels
TV Go also offers a number of live streaming channels outside of the university on computers or mobile devices. This is not available on Roku.
If you log into XFINITY On Campus choose “Watch Now” to be sent to the XFINITY Stream Portal, while off your campus network you’ll still have access to watch live content from a number of popular channels like ESPN, AMC, and FX.
At the top of the XFINITY Stream Portal, choose Live TV then All Listings.
In the upper right corner choose Filters then select “TV Go” or “Available Out of Home” and choose Done. You will now see a list of all available live channels for streaming both on AND off your campus network. You can recognize TV Go Channels from regular Live TV by the lighter grey background. Additionally, you can just scroll all the way to the bottom of all the TV listings to see them.
Xfinity On Campus TV Go Channels
- Animal Planet HD
- BBC America HD
- Comedy Central
- Discovery Channel
- Disney Channel
- Food Network
- Fox Business
- Fox News
- Free Form HD
- FX HD
- FXX HD
- GSN HD
- Hallmark Channel
- Hallmark Movies
- and Mysteries
- History Channel
- Lifetime Movie
- MTV Live
- Music Choice (all
- National Geographic
- The Weather
- TNT HD
- Travel Channel
- Universal HD
- USA HD
- VH1 HD