SUNY New Paltz Daily Digest 03.30.20

SUNY New Paltz Student Union Building, Location: New Paltz NY, Architect: Ikon 5 Architects
Resources for remote teaching and learning
Faculty Checklist for the Remote Learning Launch
The two most important things to help students succeed: Communicate regularly, and respond quickly
Students can get free online tutoring through the Center for Student Success
STAR-NY program connects SUNY students with trained tutors in a variety of subjects
News from around campus
3D printing face shields to support local response to COVID-19
HVAMC producing much-needed gear for those on the front lines of the pandemic
Provost Lyman’s letter to faculty on the eve of remote teaching launch
“You inspire me with your intentions to make the best of unimagined educational challenges “
Action required from federal work study supervisors
College leadership is committed to keeping students employed and paid; supervisors are asked to inform the Payroll Office which work study employees will be working remotely
List of computer labs open effective March 30
As the College continues to serve students unable to leave their on-campus residences, an update about academic facilities that remain operational
Updates from government and media
Governor Cuomo Announces NYS on Pause Functions Extended for the Next Two Weeks
State nonessential workforce directed to work from home for additional two weeks through April 15 Use this link to read guidance from the Office of Human Resources, Diversity & Inclusion on how this new executive order affects SUNY New Paltz employees
FAQ of the Day
Are resources available to students who have limited access to textbooks?
Yes. The campus bookstore is now able to offer free ebooks thanks to a partnership between Follett and RedShelf.Students must use their “.edu” email address to access this program, and there is a limit of seven ebook units that can be borrowed per student.To learn more about this program and borrow the free ebooks, visit
Have more questions? We’re updating our Coronavirus Frequently Asked Questions webpage daily. 

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