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Coronavirus Resources

Resources have been made available to help individuals cope with the impact of COVID-19. Below is a nonexhaustive list of updates and resources being provided during this time.

Academic and Campus Offices/Resources:

Please find updates regarding academic and student resources and their plans for assisting students during COVID-19 at


The Kansas Housing Corp has implemented the Kansas Eviction Prevention Program to help renters behind on their rent payments due to COVID-19 avoid eviction. They assist by providing funding directly to your landlord to help pay past due rent. You must be a Kansas resident to apply, and meet other qualifications. You can find information and the application for the program funding at


Students who need access to Internet service or computer hardware should reach out to KU Information Technology on the Lawrence campus and on the KU Edwards Campus for guidance and assistance.

You are allowed to access university Wi-Fi.

Several internet providers are also offering service at no-cost, low-cost or with waived fees. 

As a last resort, students who need computer access will be allowed access to Watson Library computer lab, which has been reconfigured to support appropriate physcial distancing and frequent cleanings. Please find inforamtion at

Internet Assistance for Low-Income Families and Individuals

Through this link you will find a comprehensive list of financial assistance and Internet Service programs for eligible families and individuals. The guide will allow you to learn about resources available during COVID-19, how to apply for low-income internet service, and how to qualify for free or discounted computers, mobile plans and phones.

Access to Textbooks

Because recent events may have caused you to lose access to your textbooks, please consider the following options:

  • Communicate to your instructor that you do not currently have access to your textbook. Ask if other options are available.
  • If applicable, schedule a time to retrieve your textbook from your residence hall. See


COVID-19 and Your Mental Health 

It’s perfectly human to be concerned about your health and safety during the first major pandemic in recent history.

This resource is for the people coping with the mental and emotional realities of these challenging times. We make sure that all the medical professionals on the front line share advice to help inspire and enable self-care during the pandemic.


Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center

Douglas County Dental Clinic

KU Counseling and Pyschogical Services (CAPS)

Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health

Lawrence Memorial Hospital

Watkins Health Services



Campus Cupboard

Jubilee Cafe

Just Food 

To sign up for Just Food's home delivery option:

  1. Become a client (if you're not already) by filling out the client application at 
  2. Sign up for delivery at

Note: If you haven't been to Just Food in 2020, you will need to re-apply. Deliveries can take a couple of days to arrive at your doorstep. Each family is eligible for a grocery box every two weeks. You will need to re-sign up every two week.

LadyBird Diner Pantry

Lawrence Public Schools Food Program

Sunrise Project


Utility Billing


Black Hills

City of Lawrence


Free & Low Cost Internet Access Options



Financial Assistance

KU Endowment Emergency Loans - KU Endowment is offering emergency loans at a 0% interest rate. Typically $500-$1,000 but vary depending on the situation. Loans must be repaid within three months. For students not able to repay a loan within three months, KU Endowment also offers long term loans. For more information email the KU Endowment Loan Office.

Lawrence Restaurant Association hospitality relief fund - For Lawrence restaurant or hospitality workers who were employed on March 1, 2020, but have since lost their employment due to COVID-19 circumstances. Approved applicants receive up to $250 in aid



City of Lawrence

Douglas County

Kansas Deptartment for Children and Families - Childcare, Cash, and Food Assistance

Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Kansas Department of Labor - Unemployment Benefits

U.S. Department of Labor - Services by state

IRS Updates on taxes and stimulus package

Additonal U.S. Government responses and updates



  • 30 days of free self-storage at U-Haul-owned and -operated facilities to help college students impacted by unforeseen schedule changes at their universities.

Lawrence Transit

Pet Assistance

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