COVID-19 | Faculty/Staff Resources
We know that fear around this public health emergency has already resulted in increased acts of bigotry and discrimination against Chinese and Asian Americans. Racism and Xenophobia are never acceptable responses to fear. Our campus community is stronger, and safer when we support each other. Below are some community-based resources if you are experiencing, or witnessing, anti-Asian racism:
CCD Incident Report
If you are subject to discrimination or discriminatory harassment associated with CCD, please report the incident by filling out a report form here.
American Friends Service Committee has put together this resource on bystander intervention.
Asian Pacific Development Center (Aurora) | 303.923.2920
Serves and supports all immigrant, and refugee communities with a whole health, community-based engagement approach through health, education, and advocacy. Visit apdc.org to learn more.
OCA - Asian Pacific American Advocates
Dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). Learn more at ocanational.org
Showing Up for Racial Justice
A national network of groups and individuals working to undermine white supremacy and to work toward racial justice. Visit showingupforracialjustice.org
Census 2020 Support
Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau undertakes a mammoth task: counting all the people residing in the United States. This count affects the allocation of funding for our community’s public resources (e.g., roads, hospitals, schools). Learn more 2020census.gov
Not sure how to fill out your Census form? Have questions about the Census? Tune into this Virtual Meeting held every Wednesday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (MST) to get your questions answered. #AurariaCounts
CCD Counseling Center | 303.352.6436
Counseling Services are available to registered CCD students from Auraria, Lowry, and the Advanced Manufacturing Center. Each student is eligible for 4-8 sessions each academic year. Services include stress management, grief support, crisis intervention, and self-care support.
Student Conduct & Care Office | 303.352.3205
The Care team can help connect you with different campus and community resources and provide overall support for any campus community member experiencing significant stress. If you are concerned about yourself or another campus community member, you can file a care report here or visit CCD.edu/Care to learn more.
CCD Human Services | 303.352.3202 or email Charlie.Fredrick@ccd.edu
For non-urgent requests. If you’re feeling stressed, need help answering school-related questions, or would like support in finding community-based resources, call or email to schedule a 30 minute (phone or video) meeting with one of our peer mentors. We will get back to you as soon as possible. Please include the following in your message:
- Your full name & S# (if leaving a voicemail, speak slowly and spell your last name)
- A good phone number we can call you back at. Please also let us know if it’s safe for us to leave a message at this number
- A brief summary of the support you could use
Auraria Campus Crisis Line | 303.615.9911
If someone is in crisis, call the Auraria Campus Crisis Line at 303-615-9911.
Phoenix Center at Auraria (PCA) | 303.556.2255
The Phoenix Center provides free and confidential resources and assistance to survivors of interpersonal violence and their friends and families. The PCA provides victim advocacy and support that includes academic advocacy, assistance reporting to your school, and/or police, safety planning, and a listening ear. ThePCA.org
Colorado State Employees Assistance Program (C-SEAP)
C-SEAP is a professional assessment, referral and short-term counseling service offered to state employees with work-related or personal concerns, as well as a resource for supervisors and managers.
303.866.4314 or 800.821.8154 | Office Hours: Monday - Friday | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Colorado Crisis Line | If you need to talk right now, text TALK to 38255
This free and confidential crisis phone line is available 24/7 to help in all mental health situations ranging from anxiety and depression to suicide and self-harm. This resource is also available to consult with those supporting individuals going through a crisis. Mobile units and walk-in clinics are available. Learn more here.
We found this really great news story collected resources listed in the Metro area: Way to Keep Your Pantry Full Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
CCD Food Pantry | 303.352.3202
Starting Tuesday, March 24, a Mobile Food Pantry will be distributing pre-made boxes of supplies from the Walnut Lot, West 4th Street. Walnut Lot is next to the Auraria West station by lightrail and close to Auraria Parkway & 7th by bus.
Students, Staff and Faculty (with campus ID) can drive up or walk up! Social distancing measures will be in place.
The Mobile Food Pantry will be at this same time, the same place every two weeks until this service is no longer needed.
Auraria Mobile Food Pantry
Tuesday, March 24 | 9 – 11 a.m. (or until supplies last)
Walnut Lot, West 4th Street Denver
Download Campus Map
Denver Area Food Resources
- Denver Public Schools extended spring break food distribution locations for breakfast, lunch, and dinner: http://bit.ly/2vqKtmJ
- Denver Area Food Pantries
- Food Bank of the Rockies | To respond safely and as effectively as possible, Food Bank of the Rockies has created an Emergency Support Team, prepared to assist people in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This list will be updated daily or more often as we receive input from our team. Please check the list before you plan to go to a location in the event hours, locations or days have changed.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a Food Assistance program in Colorado, formerly known as Food Stamps. SNAP provides food assistance benefits as part of a federal nutrition program to help low-income households purchase food.
Community Food Resources
Health Center at Auraria | 303.615.9999
If you are experiencing undue stress, anxiety or sense any type of discrimination to your presence on campus, but do not have any symptoms associated with the Coronavirus, we encourage you to call the Health Center at Auraria to talk to a medical professional or counselor. Simply call us and indicate that you would like to schedule a “Coronavirus Consultation”. There will be no charge for this visit.
CO-Help | 303.389.1687
Colorado’s call line for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). People who have general questions about COVID-19 can call for answers in many languages, or email them at COHELP@RMPDC.org for answers in English.
Have Symptoms? - Colorado Department of Health
If you have a fever, cough, or shortness of breath, but have not been around anyone you know has COVID-19, read here on how to help prevent your illness from spreading to people in your home and community. Learn more here
Housing & Utility Resources
On April 30, 2020 Colorado Governor Jared Polis issued an executive order limiting evictions, foreclosures, and public utility disconnections.
Denver Temporary Rental and Utility Assistance Program
The Temporary Rental and Utility Assistance program (TRUA) offers resources to Denver residents who are facing a housing crisis or hardship to help prevent eviction or displacement. Learn more.
Online Teaching Resources
The Teaching Learning Center (TLC) supports faculty in transitioning appropriate courses from in-person to remote instruction and exams. You can check on video and online tutorials and/or request an appointment for assistance. The TLC can support you with:
Constructivist & Experiential Learning
iPad Use & Capabilities
Learner Centered Teaching
Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, & Outlook)
Online & Hybrid Teaching
Windows Movie Maker & iMovie
Visit Teaching Learning Center
Messages from CCD President
Information Technology is working to help Faculty / Instructors and Staff with remote access options. The IT Help Desk will continue to function as normal because we are all in this together! Visit CCD.edu/IT-Resources to learn more.
Important Support Information While Working Remotely:
- IT HelpDesk: Email HelpDesk@ccd.edu or call 303.352.3030
- Teaching Learning Center is here to support our instructional team. Reach out via email to firstname.lastname@example.org for specific support requests.
- Accessibility Center is available to help with your needs. Please reach out to your Specialist first, and/or email@example.com
- Mental Health Services — Counselors will be on duty working remotely to support our community. They can be reached at 303.352.3205. If you are in crisis, please call the Auraria Campus Crisis Line 303.615.9911