We can all contribute to the well-being of our students, colleagues, and entire campus community as we navigate this unprecedented year. Community Connections offers tips and resources for staff and faculty to foster a supportive community for students post-election.
Friday Forum at the International Center
11/6, 11:00am-Noon. Advisors from the International Center will answer questions about a number of topics in the news, including the proposed rule changes to “duration of status” and H-1B status, nonimmigrant visa processing, and OPT.
Self-care Tips for Students, Advocates, and Allies
As Audrey Lorde said, “Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” Self-care and well-being are critical for anyone who is civically engaged, especially during a pressurized election season.
Information to Manage Election-Related Stress
While this election season can present unique stressors, it is also an opportunity to practice important life skills including how to deal with difficult emotions and circumstances. CAPS encourages students (and all community members) to regularly check-in with what you are experiencing and develop a self-care plan that works for you.
Wolverine Support Network (WSN)
The Wolverine Support Network (WSN) is a student-led peer support program developed by Central Student Government leaders in collaboration with Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). WSN is designed to empower students to create a safe community in support of mental well-being and identity development. The peer-facilitated groups meet weekly and provide a place to discuss day-to-day stressors, build trust, and connect with students from across campus