We are back on campus, but still need to maintain social distance for the health and safety of our community! We have events happening on campus and there are plenty of things you can do on your own! Check out the information below!


Tips for Remote Learning

Having a hard time organizing your classes or sticking to a schedule during remote and in-person learning? We have a solution for you! Click on the image below and download the file for a class organization tool and a weekly schedule that you can personalize! 

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adapted from CLTE remote learning resources

Community Events

Click on the RoyalSync logo below to access our Community Events for students! We are planning on hosting a variety of events throughout our time of remote instruction. Have ideas for a program, please email cse@scranton.edu.

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Art Classes
Always wanted to learn to draw? Why not take some time to dive into your creative side with these art classes!

image of apron with paint on it Animator Mo Willems hosting daily cartooning classes.
Daily drawing classes with Jarrett J. Krosoczka.
The Art Sherpa has paint classes available for free!
The Artyfactory has many art lessons available…all you need is a pencil!


We may not be able to travel now, but that is no excuse to not visit these amazing museums, zoos, and national parks! Check out their virtual tours below: 

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The Louvre
National Gallery of Art
Metropolitan Museum of Art
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Van Gogh Museum
National Museum of Anthropology, Mexico City
British Museum
Google Arts and Culture


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San Diego Zoo
Yellowstone National Park
Great Wall of China
Yosemite Park
Georgia Aquarium
Monterey Bay Aquarium


Fitness Classes
Having a hard time getting a workout in at home? Try these home workouts to reach your fitness goals.

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Get fit with our Peer Health Educators on the CHEW YouTube Channel! 
Yoga With Adriene
Planet Fitness has a variety of “work-in” and are live each day at 7pm.
CorePower Yoga
Hiking in the Scranton Area

Practicing mindfulness reduces anxiety and improves overall wellbeing. Try some of our favorite meditations below.

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Yoga with Adriene
Mindfulness Exercises

CHEW also hosts weekly Mindful Monday classes each Monday at 5pm. To join the class, email CHEW@scranton.edu.


Connecting to Student Life Offices

During this period of remote education, we remain connected through Scranton. Though most Student Life staff are working remotely, they look forward to working with students and offering support in any way that they can. Follow them on social media for the latest! 

Campus Ministries (IG & Twitter: @uofsministries) – Fr. Keller, Fr. Rodgers, and the entire Campus Ministries team remains available to offer support to students. They have added various resources to their website.

Career Development (IG &Twitter: @uofscareers) – The Career Team is ready to work with you! They’ve got ideas on how you can use this time to work on your career development. To schedule a meeting with a career coach, log in to Handshake at scranton.joinhandshake.com and select “Appointments.”  Choose a time that works best for you and a career coach will contact you.   

Center for Student Engagement (IG & Twitter: @uofs_cse) – The Center for Student Engagement staff is eager to work and support USPB and student clubs/organizations in the period of remote instruction as we seek to maintain our sense of community across the miles. More information will be shared with club/organization leaders in the coming days regarding elections, budgeting timelines, etc. If you have questions, please reach out at cse@scranton.edu

Center for Health Education & Wellness (IG: @uofshew): The CHEW team looks forward to continuing to work with our amazing Peer Health Educators to help students prioritize wellness during this difficult time. Follow them on Instagram subscribe to their youtube channel for great ideas and Weekly Wellness Classes!

Counseling Center (IG & Twitter: @uofscc) – The Counseling Center is remotely providing mental health services for the purpose of routine follow-ups, support, consultation, or assistance. Existing scheduled appointments are being conducted by telephone and video-conferencing (Zoom). Most counseling groups have been suspended until further notice. Contact the Counseling Center at (570) 941-7620 Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. For additional information, please visit the Counseling Center’s website

Cross Cultural Centers (IG & Twitter: @janekopas; IG: @scranton_multicultural & Twitter: @ScrantonMC) – The Cross Cultural Centers are open remotely! Maria and Jose are available to connect via e-mail, phone, or Zoom with students for support or to talk through ideas.

Dean of Students (IG @scrantondeanofstudents; Twitter @lscottrivera) – Dean Rivera will host weekly Drop In Hours for Students on Fridays from 12-2pm. Additionally, Dean Rivera, Assistant Dean of Students Shannon Murphy Fennie, and Student Life Coordinator Kim Curran are all available via phone and Zoom for student meetings!

Residence Life (IG: @scrantonreslife and @uofs_occsl) – Residence Life staff remain available to students for support and assistance. If you have a question, please call the Office Monday-Friday between 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at (570)941-6226 to speak with a staff member. Alternatively, staff can be reached via email at res-life@scranton.edu.

Vice President for Student Life (IG: @scranton_vpsl) – Dr. Davis, Vice President for Student Life, continues to be available to students while working with the Division of Student Life to support students during this difficult time. Please do not hesitate to reach out to him via e-mail if you have any questions or concerns.

Student Health Services – Students who have questions regarding health are welcome to call Student Health Services at (570)941-7667 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m). If you are seeking an appointment, please call ahead to speak with a staff member given current COVID-19 concerns. For additional information, please visit Student Health Services’ website.

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