Student Resources

As a Clarkson College student, you are considered part of our family, and we are here to help you navigate any challenges you may be facing during this time. The College is working on a continuously updated list of resources which can be found on this page.


Financial Support

The resources below are compiled as quick links. If you have additional questions regarding your financial situation, contact our Financial Aid Counselors listed below.

Financial Aid Office

Students with questions or concerns related to financial aid or your financial situation, please contact your Financial Aid Counselor.

CARES Act Emergency Grant

CARES Act/HEERF Reporting As of 7/24/20

  • Clarkson College has signed and returned to the U.S. Department of Education the Certification and Agreement form.  The College intends to use no less than 50 percent of the funds received under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students.
  • Clarkson College has received $220,951 from the U.S. Department of Education pursuant to the institution’s Certification and Agreement for Emergency Financial Aid Grants to Students.
  • $189,750 has been distributed to 224 students for the Emergency Financial Aid Grants Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act as of 7/23/2020. 
  • 421 is the estimated total number of students at Clarkson College who are eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 and thus eligible to receive Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students under Section 18004(a)(1) of the CARES Act.
  • Students were required to submit an application to receive an Emergency Financial Aid Grant.  $1,000 was disbursed to Pell Grant recipients and $750 was disbursed to Non-Pell Grant recipients.
  • Students are no longer able to apply for the CARES Act Emergency Grant because all funds have been disbursed.

US Department of Education

Students, borrowers and parents should stay updated on the most recent guidance from the US Department of Education regarding loan repayment. Continue to check the following link: https://studentaid.gov/announcements-events/coronavirus

Campus Parking Refund Option

UNMC Parking is offering students prorated refunds for parking permit holders. The refund may differ slightly depending upon the type of parking permit purchased. Refunds available range based on the number of months left on the permit up to $90.

How do I obtain a prorated refund for my parking permit?

Call UNMC Parking Services for a refund via phone at 402-559-8580.

What do I do with my parking permit once I have canceled the service?

Students must remove it from their vehicle and dispose of the permit once the service has been canceled.

What if I need to park on campus after I have canceled my permit?

UNMC Parking Services monitors the Clarkson College parking lots. If a vehicle is parked on the Clarkson College campus without a valid permit through the month of May there will be no parking fees. After that the vehicle may be towed per UNMC Parking policy. Students will receive notifications through their Clarkson College email account as updates are made to this website.

UNMC Parking Services
PH 402.559.8580
Business Hours: Monday – Thursday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 


Academic Support

Services

As a student, you will be able to take advantage of these services provided by the Success Center throughout your collegiate career. These include:

Contact
Success Center
Kitty Cappellano, Success Center Coordinator
PH 402.552.2694   
successcenter@clarksoncollege.edu

Barnes and Noble College

Through June 15, Barnes and Noble College are offering bartleby learn™ and bartleby write to all students for free.

Through bartleby learn, students can ask 10 free homework help questions per month. Tutors will provide step-by-step explanations in over 20 subjects to help get students back on track and teach them how to solve the problem on their own.

Through bartleby write, students have access to a 24/7 virtual writing center that provides spelling and grammar checks, accidental plagiarism detection and citation assistance.


Health and Wellness

Clarkson College recognizes the additional pressures students may be experiencing as we navigate an unprecedented worldwide pandemic. There are resources available, free to students, to support your health and well-being. Please use the links below for more information on available resources. All Clarkson College students receive free counseling sessions through our on-campus (now online) counselors or our partner, Arbor Family Counseling.  Contact the Success Center for details.

Counseling Services

To schedule an appointment, please contact the Success Center:
402.552.2694
402-552.2693
successcenter@clarksoncollege.edu.

Webpage:
https://www.clarksoncollege.edu/student-life/campus-services/student-success/counseling-services/meet-the-staff/ 

Free Apps to Help Manage Stress:
https://thiswayup.org.au/12-free-apps-to-help-you-beat-stress/

Behavioral Health Resources

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Distress
Hotline: 1-800-985-5990
Messaging: text TalkWithUs to 66746.
More information: https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/disaster-distress-helpline

The Nebraska Family Helpline
Helpline: 1-888-866-8660
More information: http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/Nebraska-Family-Helpline.aspx

Association of Recovery in Higher Education
https://mailchi.mp/ee0734d84224/collegiate-recovery-connection-support-and-resources?e=a01895443e

Sanvello Health App
Sanvello Health, Inc., a leading provider of digital and telemental health solutions to individuals, businesses and payers, recently announced free premium access to its digital care delivery platform. This offer makes Sanvello’s clinically validated techniques, coping tools and peer support free to anyone impacted by COVID-19.

Other Resources

Clarkson College Video- COVID19 information
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXv0bXg5HHU&feature=youtu.be

UNMC Wellbeing Symposium- Handling Stress in Uncertain Times
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIZe9VIw2m8

Virtual Yoga
https://www.whereismyyoga.com/  and BHECN Serenity Project

Music is Medicine
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDKNO3-0Yfg18vs033YlvQQ/videos


Community Resources

Clarkson College has compiled these community resources to connect our students with information and services available that may prove helpful during this unprecedented time. The below information is primarily local to Nebraska and Iowa residents, however, no matter where you are located similar resources are likely available to you by searching online. Scroll down to see the type of information and use keywords along with your location during your search. As we continue to add to this list, please email marketing@clarksoncollege.edu to submit additional resources to offer services back to your fellow students.

Helpful Resources

Free Internet Services:
https://www.highspeedinternet.com/resources/internet-guide-during-coronavirus-outbreak

State & County Resources

Douglas County Health Department COVID-19 Information Line
Se Habla Español
402.444.3400
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.,  Monday - Sunday  

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services COVID-19 Information
http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/Coronavirus.aspx
402.552.6645 
8 a.m. - 8 p.m. CST, 7 days a week

Iowa Department of Health & Human Services:
https://dhs.iowa.gov/COVID19

Nebraska Resource and Referral System:
https://nrrs.ne.gov/usersearch/

Outlook Nebraska:
https://www.outlookne.org/covid-19-resources

Sarpy County Resources:
https://www.sarpycasshealthdepartment.org/novel-coronavirus 

Health Care Resources

Nebraska Medicine
1.800.922.0000
NebraskaMed.com/COVID

OrthoNebraska
Website: https://www.orthonebraska.com/covid-19/
Phone: 402.609.2600
Email: Info@OrthoNebraska.com

CHI Health
Website: www.CHIHealth.com/coronavirus click on “Take Questionnaire”

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center
ChildrensOmaha.org/COVID

Methodist Health System
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hotline: 402-815-SICK (7425)
Website: https://www.bestcare.org/covid-19/

Nebraska/Iowa Resources

Food pantries, utility bills, accessing safe housing…and more.

211- Resources Iowa & Nebraska
If you are looking for assistance in finding a food pantry, paying for a utility bill, accessing safe housing, receiving counseling services and more, call 2-1-1 or text your zip code to 89821. Helpline specialists are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Your call is free and confidential. https://www.211iowa.org/

United Way of the Midlands:
https://www.unitedwaymidlands.org/2-1-1/

Food Pantries and Programs

Nebraska
Foodbank Heartland:
https://foodbankheartland.org/get-food/

Nebraska Foodbank Listing:
https://www.outlookne.org/images/uploads/content/Food_Bank_PDF.pdf

Nebraska Food Pantries:
https://www.outlookne.org/images/uploads/content/April_Mobile_Food_Pantry.pdf

The Salvation Army is providing pantry orders. Anyone in need may pick up a food box at the Burrows Center, 6101 NW Radial Highway, between 9am-11am, and 1pm to 3:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Phone: 402.898.700 (Divisional Headquarters)
Website: https://centralusa.salvationarmy.org/omaha/

Iowa
Iowa Food Pantries & Programs
https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/iowa_food_pantries_and_banks.html