COVID-19 Resources

From racism to financial strain, COVID-19 is challenging us in myriad ways. Below are information and resources compiled by EMR. Reach out to us at emr@fas.harvard.edu if you have questions!

    Learning Environment Questionnaire -- Due July 13!

    Students preparing for a fall semester online need a reliable internet connection, an updated operating system, a quiet place to work and the freedom to do so undistracted. If you feel that you don't have any of these  necessary conditions for learning or have other needs that will go unmet in a remote learning setting, please fill out the "Learning Environment Questionnaire" by July 13.

     

    Student Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP Lawsuit)

    Information on Harvard and MIT's lawsuit regarding the July 6th ICE directive.

    https://www.harvard.edu/sevp

     

    Undocumented Students 

    Undocumented students are encouraged to connect with Harvard Law School's pro bono  Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program to discuss situations that might arise in relation to COVID as well as plan for contingencies that might follow the upcoming Supreme Court ruling.

    A video of an April 24th Know Your Rights presentation by HIRC to Act on a Dream is available to watch here. Please note that because circumstances change so rapidly it is best to contact HIRC directly with your questions.

     

    Anti-Asian Racism

    A list of resources for Asian and AAPI students experiencing racism and harrassment related to the novel coronavirus. Compiled by the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations.

    Asian American Feminist Antibodies: Care in the Time of COVID is a zine edited by Salonee Bhaman, Rachel Kuo, Matilda Sabal, Vivian Shaw, & Tiffany Diane Tso. Shaw is currently a lecturer at Harvard in the Sociology department!

    Stop AAPI Hate is a multilingual data tracking tool designed by scholars at San Francisco State University. Incident reports are used to gather data on what is occurring across the US.

     

    Spring 2020 Emergency Grading and Secondary Fields

    Course grades of SAT for courses taken in Spring 2020 to fulfill EMR and Latinx Studies requirements *will* allow those courses to count towards secondary fields. This is true even if you have already counted one Sat/Unsat course for the secondary. It can apply to multiple courses taken this semester.