COVID-19 Resources

 

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COVID-19 Support

Surviving Social Distancing

Laptops

Are you struggling to get the hardware you need for distance learning? Here are some useful links where you can request a free laptop loan:

Theatre Laptop Loan

Majors can rent a chromebook from our us for the semester.

Hunter Laptop Loan

Hunter students can rent a free laptop from the school.

 

Wifi

Do you need help getting access to wifi for distance learning? Here are a couple of options that can help:

Mobile Hot Spot Loan

Trouble with wifi? Rent a mobile hot spot from Hunter.

Reserve a Study Space

Reserve a space in the Hunter Library to study or attend class.

Software

As a CUNY student, you get free access to various software to get you through your college career.

Microsoft Office

Login with your CUNY first credentials to get access Microsoft software.

Dropbox

As a student you get free access to a 1TB of space on Dropbox.

 
 

Food

Are you or your loved ones struggling with food insecurity? Here are a couple of food pantry options around the city:

Purple Apron Food Pantry

Located in room B103 of the west building, students can pick up one bag of free groceries per scheduled day.

Department of Ed Meal Hubs

The NYC Department of Education is making free meals available daily for any New Yorker. No ID necessary.

Housing

Governor Cuomo signed the COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020, placing a moratorium on residential evictions until May 1, 2021.

Eviction Moratorium

Submit a hardship declaration, or document explaining the source of the hardship, to prevent evictions. 

Tenants Rights Hotline

The hotline is free and open to any tenant living in New York City. English and Spanish speakers available.

 
 

Health

Did you recently lose your health insurance? Not sure where to get a COVID test? Here are some health resources:

Get a COVID-19 Test

Check out NYC's website where you can make an appointment or find walk-in locations.

NYS Insurance Options

Click below to see if you qualify for Medicaid or other low cost health insurance options.

 

Counseling

Having trouble coping? Here are some counseling resources for Hunter students and New Yorkers:

NYC Well

A free and anonymous mental health hotline for New Yorkers. Text, call and chat options available.

Hunter Counseling Services

Make an appointment with a Hunter counselor or join a student support group.

Streaming

As a CUNY student, you get free access to various streaming softwares. Click below to start watching:

Digital Theatre Plus

Sign in with your NetID and get free access to over 900 full productions and theatre education resources.

Kanopy

Sign in with your NetID and get free access to over 30,000 documentaries, classics, independent films and more.

 
 

Wellness

Check out some wellness apps to help get through distance-learning and social isolation.

Nod App

Free resources for students to connect, reduce loneliness, and improve general wellbeing.

Wellness App Library

Apps and online tools to help you manage your health and emotional wellbeing.