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How Chapman Students Can Stay Social While Social Distancing

It’s a tough time for the world, but Panthers know how to stick together, even while social distancing. Maintaining the connections we have with others is essential. That is why Student Engagement at Chapman University has put together this helpful list of resources to help Panthers everywhere stay engaged and connected as we focus on keeping our families, friends and communities safe. Online engagement opportunities will continue to be added; be sure to check back frequently. 

Wherever you may be, please know that Chapman University is committed to helping you navigate the transition to, and use of, the interim online environment – including staying as active and engaged as possible.

Break a Sweat!  

Want high-quality on-demand fitness classes streamed to your phone? Looking for ideas for beginner workouts you can do with limited equipment? Check out Rec Portal “At Home Workout Resources” today! Fitness & Recreation will continue updating new information weekly. Navigate to the Rec Portal for more information.

Cross-Cultural Center Virtual Drop-in Hours 

Starting on Monday, March 23 through Monday, June 1 keep the conversations going and stay connected with the Cross-Cultural Center team in a casual, online setting via Google Hang Out

  • Monday noon-1 p.m. (PST)
  • Tuesday 1 p.m. -2 p.m. (PST)
  • Wednesday 2 p.m.-3 p.m. (PST) 
  • Thursday 3 p.m.-4 p.m. (PST) 
  • Friday  noon-1 p.m. (PST) 

Celebrate APIDA Heritage Month  

The Cross-Cultural Center has coordinated a virtual community engagement mixer to celebrate Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month on Wednesday, April 8, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. (PST). Please reach out to for the Zoom meeting link.

Stay Civically Engaged

Stay updated on the election and voter registration deadlines via Instagram and TikTok. Civic Engagement Initiatives will stream virtual tabling on Wednesday, March 25 at 10 a.m. (PST), Thursday, March 26, at 4 p.m. (PST) and Friday, March 27, 10 a.m. (PST). 

Global Citizens Wall 

Now available virtually, leave your thoughts on Engage or respond on @lifeatcu’s Instagram story. Last week’s responses are also posted on Engage

Be Counted 2020 United States Census

Have your voice be heard! The 2020 United States Census is here and now is your opportunity to be counted. This data is imperative in helping shape the country from community funding, House of Representative seats, and so much more. To get counted in this year’s census, visit the U.S. Census website before Wednesday, April 1. If you have any questions or are looking to learn more, please reach out to Civic Engagement Initiatives at  

Join Our Interfaith Discussion 

The presidents of religious/spiritual clubs and other student representatives will continue to meet on Fridays at 11 a.m. to discuss interfaith issues. Please reach out to for the Zoom meeting link.

Concerts at Home 

Global Citizen and the World Health Organization (WHO) have launched a virtual concert series to promote unity amid the COVID-19 pandemic’s social distancing protocols called “Together, at Home.” View concerts here. Stay tuned for “Together, in the Union” featuring Chapman University student performances.

Netflix Party 

Every Thursday night the Argyros Forum Student Union will host a digital movie night via Netflix Party Follow us on @lifeatcu for the movie of the week. 

Look Forward: Apply For An On-Campus Job

Student Engagement is actively recruiting students for various employment opportunities for the 20-21 academic year. Positions include programming assistants for Civic Engagement Initiatives, Cross-Cultural Center, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Fitness and Recreation, and more. With over 100 positions in six different functional areas, there are job opportunities that fit a variety student interest. Applications close on Wednesday, April 1.

Health And Counseling Services

Student Health and Counseling services are continuing as essential campus functions, with most of the staff working remotely.

Student Psychological Counseling Services

Case Manager (Community Referrals, Food Insecurity, Housing Insecurity) 

Interfaith Center (Grief, Spirituality, Mindfulness)

  • (Dr. Gail Stearns, Rev. Nancy Brink, Rev. Cisa Payuyo, Shaykh Jibreel Speight, Rabbi Corie Yutkin)

PEER Health and Education (Sexual Assault, AOD)

Wellness Promotion (Sleep Hygiene, Roommate Issues, Nutrition, Physical Activity, Stress Management, Engagement (homesick))

Residence Life (Housing Accommodations)

Tutoring, Learning and Testing (Academic Mentor, Tutoring, Writing Center)

Disability Services (Accommodations, Assessments)

Dean of Students (Title 9, No Contact Contracts, Late Withdrawal, Academic Departments)

Public Safety (Assault, Safety Issues)

  • (714-997-6763)