COVID-19 Announcements and Updates

Updated April 24 at 8:51 a.m

For the most current universitywide information on COVID-19, please visit

Universitywide FAQs

How to Take Care of Your Mental Health While Social Distancing

For event patrons and performers

As per the university’s directive, all Mason Gross events scheduled through August 14, 2020, have been canceled. Ticket Office staff will reach out to patrons who purchased tickets. Follow MGSA social media accounts for updates, or access resources for employeses, students, and parents via the universitywide COVID-19 website.

For Faculty

Mason Gross Remote Support Course

Assisting Students in Crisis: Health Outreach, Promotion, and Education (HOPE) and CAPS have partnered to offer this training PowerPoint training to educate faculty and advisers on how to help Rutgers students navigate the impact of COVID-19.

For students

All Rutgers classes are canceled Thursday, March 12, through Sunday, March 22. Beginning on Monday, March 23, course instruction will be delivered remotely through at least August 14, 2020. Please be sure to check your Rutgers email address for official information regarding the university’s response to COVID-19.

Keep Making Art: Art in the Time of Coronavirus

Dean Feiler will be holding virtual drop-in hours for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester. Please see the schedule below.

  • Mondays 1:30-3:30pm
  • Tuesdays 1:30-3:30pm

In order to attend, please complete this brief form. The form confirmation page will include a link. You can click on the link to join the webex queue starting at 1:30pm.

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns.

Student Health

For the most up to date information on CAPS Counseling operating status please visit and follow these social media accounts:

Virtual Workshops

Drop-in virtual workshops are available via Webex and led by CAPS staff. No registration is necessary. These virtual workshops are NOT therapy or psychological treatment. Rutgers students need a phone or internet connection for video. Please email Annmarie Wacha-Montes at in advanced with questions or for accommodations.


Grade Change Polices and Academic Deadlines FAQ: Changes to grading policies and academic deadlines due to COVID-19 disruptions in academic instruction and progress.

Adobe Creative Cloud: Free at-home access to Creative Cloud is available until May 31, 2020 for MGSA Art & Design film students.

Freelance Artist Resource: An aggregated list of free resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines

Springboard for the Arts: List of resources for information, exchange, and support.

Creative Capital Arts Resources: List of resources for artists working in all disciplines, as well as arts philanthropists and arts professionals.