Wild for our Health
July 31, 2020
Dear students and families,
Linfield University remains committed to providing a full residential, liberal arts experience on campus for fall 2020. New safety and health protocols have been put into place, and dining, housing and student services will remain open and available for students. The Linfield Experience will continue, even if it is modified for these challenging times. Classes will be offered in a mix of formats, including in-person, online and, in some cases, a (hybrid) combination of online and in-person.
We are asking all students to sign a Wild for our Health Commitment prior to coming to campus, agreeing to follow healthy practices for their own sake and the sake of others.
- Commitment for McMinnville students to review and digitally sign
- Commitment for Portland students to review and digitally sign - coming soon
Linfield’s return-to-campus protocols were developed in collaboration with and based on recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oregon Health Authority, local public health officials in Yamhill and Multnomah counties and the State of Oregon’s Higher Education Coordinating Commission.
As the new year approaches, there are a variety of offices on campus to help:
- Questions about housing and dining should be directed to email@example.com for McMinnville students and firstname.lastname@example.org for Portland students.
- Questions about health protocols on campus should be sent to Linfield Student Health, Wellness and Counseling Center at email@example.com.
- Academic or course-offering questions should be directed to Academic Advising at firstname.lastname@example.org or your academic adviser.
- Questions about student life should be directed to the Dean of Students at email@example.com on the McMinnville campus and firstname.lastname@example.org on the Portland campus.
- Sports-related questions should go to Assistant Director of Athletics Jane Samuels at email@example.com.
Thank you for your cooperation, and your hope for better days ahead. None of this is easy, but we remain committed to providing students with the best Linfield Experience possible.
Vice President for Student Affairs
Mental Health Resources
- Linfield Student Wellness, Health and Counseling Center: 503-883-2535
Open for phone and video counseling 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday
- Self-Care and Health Topics
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: (800) 273-8255 or text 273TALK to 839863
- Alcohol and Drug Helpline: (800) 923-4357 or text RecoveryNow to 839863
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Disaster Distress Hotline: 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – free counseling, referrals and advising
- Self-Care and Health Topics
- Seven tips for working from home during COVID-19
- Coping with isolation during COVID-19
- School is canceled. Now what?
For questions about Linfield University and coronavirus, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.