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AICUP Corporate Affiliate - COVID-19 Resources

AICUP Air & Space Webinar & Blog

On May 22nd, Kimmel Bogrette (longtime Corporate Affiliate & AMP provider) presented the webinar, COVID-19 Preparedness: Planning, Design & Engineering for Health, Safety & Success on Campus & in the Classroom. 

Webinar Recording
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Kimmel Bogrette recently launched an online blog which can be used as a resource for answers and as a repository for your questions on these topics. 

To see this Blog, go here

Aggregated Group Purchasing Program - Omnia Partners

Contact & AICUP Liaison:  
Lisa Sloane at lisa.sloane@omniapartners.com or 770-265-0262. Contact her first as she is best positioned to know who to go to and how they will respond if there are shortages. 

COVID-19 Planning, Preparation & Response - Omnia Partners Resources that Can Help

Other Available Services: 

COVID-19 Disinfection Protocol - Blue Box (Patented technology to clean HVAC coils)
Safeward Covid-19 Pandemic Products
Vizient Update - Medical/Surgery Supply Impact 

Cintas 

Herc-Titan Sprayer - Disinfect & Protect
Helping Your Campus Prepare for COVID-19 Supplies, Products & Services
          Contact for AICUP Member Schools: Tom Best 

BoardEffect Guidelines for Use During a Crisis

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A crisis event that prevents governing bodies from holding live meetings can significantly impact governance continuity. As a company firmly committed to Modern Governance, we understand the substantial disruption that such challenges can present. To help BoardEffect subscribers navigate through the uncharted waters presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to provide some general guidelines for disseminating information and holding remote meetings during a crisis. As a cloud-based service, BoardEffect provides the tools necessary to host your meeting calendar, meeting books and meeting materials, library documents, surveys, for easy consumption by your board members.

Business Continuity & Organizational Readiness

Higher Ed Return to Campus Guide
Building Organizational Resilience in Higher Education
How to Write a Business Continuity Plan
Importance of Business Continuity Planning in Higher Education
Strengthening Institutional Resilience in the Midst of COVID-19

AICUP Webinar on July 16, 2020: Data-Driven Decisions: Campus Reintergration & Emerging Liabilities Due to COVID-19

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Higher Ed Pandemic Resource Center

If any departments at your institution need help planning for the continuing disruption from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kuali Team wants to help by sharing a free tool (seriously, no strings attached; no fine print). Kuali has created a simplified continuity planning form, using best practices from Kuali Ready (higher ed continuity planning suite), designed to focus on needs arising specifically from this situation. This tool may be helpful as it will:

  • Guide departmental users through a series of questions, including questions specific to research and instruction continuity planning.

  • Output all of the information in a readable document that can be shared.

Please know that there is no contract, obligation or expectation to buy or later use our Kuali Ready continuity planning software. None. Kuali created this tool as a small way to help provide immediate relief to our customers during a challenging time. Any data you add to the tool is yours, even if you decide to stop using the form. If you would like to take advantage of this tool, simply click here to learn more and get the process started.

Coalition for College Cost Savings

Paymerang: Make Payments from Anywhere with Paymerang

epayment Solution Supports Business Continuity
Student Refund Payment Automation

Constellation 

Your Energy Use and COVID-19: 

As the leading competitive retail and wholesale supplier of power and energy, Constellation is closely following the COVID-19 situation and evaluating additional measures to support our customers and those we work with. Constellation is monitoring the U.S. energy market, making note of declines in usage, due to business shutdowns or reduced hours, as well as the energy markets, and economies, worldwide. While we are seeing a surge in usage with some areas, overall, usage for power and gas has declined.

As an AICUP member, Constellation, AICUP’s endorsed electricity supplier, is here to work with you. If you have a fixed price full requirements, contract with Constellation through AICUP, your power price will not change nor will you be exposed to supply penalties associated with varying usage. Remember you have access to Constellation energy professionals as part of your AICUP membership, if your organization is experiencing significant changes in response to COVID-19 with impacts to energy usage e.g., suspending operations, campuses closing, or if there is reason to expect increased usage, reach out to your Constellation power representative below. Contact: Blaire Miller 

EH&S Compliance Program 

Contact & AICUP Liaison: 
Adam Waligora at 
awaligora@wastestrategies.com or 443-510-5513

WasteStrategies LLC offers special discount pricing to AICUP Members for the appropriate collection and disposal of Regulated Medical Waste (RMW) as follows: 

Per BOX                           $  35.00
Stop FEE                          $100.00

Multi-Year Planning - Synario

Higher Ed: Pivoting for COVID-19
International Student Enrollment Scenarios 
Modeling COVID-19: Economic Impact Scenarios Infographic
Shift to Online Learning 

Personal Health Advocacy Program - Health Advocate 

Contact & AICUP Liaison: 
Suzanne Starker at sstarker@healthadvocate.com or 610- 397-6967 

Psychological Effects of COVID-19 - Video

Bert Alicea, Licensed Psychologist and Executive Vice President of Health Advocate's EAP+Work/Life division, shares insights on addressing the emotional impact of the current coronavirus outbreak. In this 15-minute webinar recording, you’ll learn tips and strategies to keep your emotions in check during this difficult time. 

Fliers & Posters: COVID-19 flyers and posters in English and Spanish, as well as a flyer on the proper way to wash your hands. We recommend hanging these up in restrooms and common areas, as well as distributing to employees directly when possible.

Coronavirus Poster
Coronavirus Poster - Spanish
Coronavirus Flier
Coronavirus Flier - Spanish
Wash Your Hands the Right Way

RCM&D 

Back to Business: Education

This playbook was compiled as a guide to aide campus leadership in developing a plan to resume operations. These guidelines may evolve throughout the different phases of reopening as more information becomes available. 


Software Programs from JourneyEd- Adobe 

COVID-19 University Distance Learning Support

  • Adobe is providing free 90-day access for Adobe Connect until July 1, 2020 with virtual rooms accommodating up to 25 participants.

  • Adobe is making temporary at-home access to Creative Cloud available until May 31, 2020 for universities who currently have only lab access for students, at no additional cost.

  • Adobe offers a Canvas integration option which surfaces the Creative Cloud (apps catalog and learning resource links) and Adobe Spark functionality within the LMS interface for an enhanced academic experience for faculty and students. We are working on similar functionality for Blackboard to be released later this year.

  • Adobe provides a student asset migration portal that enables graduating students to transfer the assets associated with their assigned school account to a personal account.

  • Find curated resources supporting distance learning on the Adobe Education Exchange to help faculty with their transition to online instruction.

Software Programs from JourneyEd- VMware 

VMware knows campuses are dealing with business disruptions across the board. Unplanned events such as COVID-19 and travel restrictions make it very difficult to continue business as usual. Many across the globe are enabling employees to work remotely, maintain productivity, increase conectivity and provide for continuous secure access to applications regardless of the endpoint, VMware is also seeing many reach out for the ability to scale new users instantly into their clouds. VMware can help our customers meet these increased demands. with the following scenarios:

  • Deliver digital workspaces on organizational or personal endpoints to access critical applications (Workspace One & Horizon)

  • Protect all endpoints that are accessing organizational assets remotely (Carbon Black offerings)

  • Accelerate performance of organization applications on remote connections (VeloCloud offerings)

  • Provide elastic capacity to scale new users instantly and on demand (VMware Cloud)

Additionally, we are documenting some best practices, processes and tools to help our employees remain productive and engaged during this time. Several customers have also reached out to us to help them deploy business continuity solutions for remote workers during this crisis. You can learn more about them here.

We are continuing to update our VMware business continuity plans based on the developing situation. Should the situation change, VMware’s response can be found using the following
link: https://www.vmware.com/company/news/updates/vmware-response-covid-19.html

With any additional questions, send an inquiry to COVID19_Questions@vmware.com

For customer service-related questions or product support please visit Contact Support.

Software Programs from JourneyEd - Zoom

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Student Health Insurance Program  

COVID-19 Update - Important Dates You Should Know (June 3, 2020)

Access to Medical Care, Coverage 

Download AICUP COVID-19 Info 

  • Members who feel like they may have been exposed to COVID-19 are being advised to immediately call their provider. 

  • To find a network provider they should use their UHCSR mobile app. 

  • UnitedHealthcare Student Resources (UHCSR) will continue to monitor for any State regulatory guidance that pertains to coverage 

Additional Support

  • UHCSR is encouraging members to take advantage of our Virtual Visit* capability, available through the HealthiestYou mobile app. UHCSR insureds have access at no charge, when included with their UHCSR medical plan, or at a $40 copay otherwise.

  • Optum is opening its Emotional-Support Help Line, providing access to specially trained mental health specialists to support people who may be experiencing anxiety or stress following the recent developments around COVID-19. Optum’s toll-free help line number, 866-342-6892, will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for as long as necessary. The service is free of charge and open to anyone.

Student Loan Marketplace - Credible

Effects of COVID-19 on Student Lending (Webinar slide deck from 5/5/2020)
College Degree is Best Protection Against Economic Impacts of Coronavirus - April 7th survey of 1,206 US Adults
Six-Month break on Federal Student Loan Payments & Interest

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