This is information is from March 2020.

For up-to-date information, please visit the WSU Student Coronavirus Information page.

 

 

 

Weber State University suspended all classes from March 13-17 after Utah Governor Gary Herbert asked all higher education schools in Utah to move to virtual course delivery. Beginning March 18th, your classes will be delivered remotely using Canvas and various WSU-supported systems.

Stay up to date on the COVID-19 details and these Frequently Asked Questions through WSU’s website and use the following information to continue your education in the online environment.

Grading Options for Spring Semester 2020

The Office of the Registrar has created several materials to help communicate to students the Spring 2020 grading options being provided in light of COVID-19, along with the important factors that students should consider when making this decision. Please visit the following website for additional information: Spring 2020 Grading Options Website for Students

Instructor Updates

Your instructor is your best resource for understanding how your class will function online. In most cases, istructors will use Canvas. They may not be able to respond immediately to your individual messages, so watch for class announcements. Check your Canvas Announcements, Canvas Inbox, and Wildcat Email to get messages from your instructors about how to proceed in your courses.

Canvas Resources

If you are new to Canvas, here are some videos to watch:

You can also check out the “Passport to Canvas” online training for students if you aren't familiar with how to use the system.

How to Use Zoom as a Student

Some courses will be using a web conferencing solution called Zoom. Here are some quick instructions on how to use it as a student.

Peer Support

If you are nervous about getting started or want to ask someone how to best succeed in your online class, there are students just like you. For any technical support, please contact Canvas Support directly (801)626-6499 or wsuonline@weber.edu. Peer mentors, tutors, lab aides, advocates, and coaches are available to support you online.

Student Success and Study Tips

A key to your success in online courses will be developing good study habits.  Make a study plan and follow it consistently.

Here are some online resources:

Testing Centers and Placement Testing

All testing centers and computer labs were closed on March 17th at 6:00 PM. 

Testing centers have begun virtual administration of placement tests and will begin virtual administration testing for some Summer 2020 courses. Check the following website for more information: weber.edu/testingcenter.

Spring 2020: Due to social distancing mandates, many faculty updated their testing procedures.

If you have questions or concerns about this, your instructor is the best person to contact.

Computer Labs

Computer labs will be closed March 17th at 6:00 PM. Recognizing this decision to close computer labs impacts students who rely on access to these resources. The university is in the process of providing technology to students who lack computer resources. Students who need to check out a computer can complete the form located at Laptop Checkout.

Counseling and Psychological Services

The Counseling and Psychological Services Center will no longer be taking new clients. If you are a current client, your therapist will be contacting you. More information can be found at weber.edu/counselingcenter. The following are helpful links for coping with transition and anxiety.

Weber Cares Pantry

Effective immediately, food from the Weber Cares Pantry has been moved. For more details, consult their website: weber.edu/ccel/pantry.html

Commencement

Commencement has been moved to Saturday, Aug. 29. You can check this website for updated information: weber.edu/commencement.

Student Affairs and Student Support Services

Many services and events are being closed or canceled or moved online. The latest information can be found at weber.edu/studentaffairs.

Go mobile

Download the Canvas Student app on your mobile device for easy access to your course materials.

Contact Technical Support

If you need technical assistance, contact the appropriate technical support desk:

Canvas Help Desk

(801) 626-6499
wsuonline@weber.edu

Monday - Thursday 8 AM to 5 PM
Friday 8 AM to 4:30 PM
Ogden Campus - Lampros Hall 215

Chi Tester Help Desk

(801) 626-6477
chitester@weber.edu

Monday - Thursday 8 AM to 5 PM
Friday 8 AM to 4:30 PM
Ogden Campus - Hurst Center

IT Service Desk

(801) 626-7777
1-800-848-7770 Option 5 then 1
csupport@weber.edu
Phone support open until midnight