Cascadia Temporary online Resources

Cascadia College will be updating this page as needed with temporary resources during this time. We encourage you to check in with faculty and CANVAS for any general updates, and use this page as a resource reference.

11/16 UPDATE: COVID-19 cases are rising

COVID-19 cases are on the rise. If you have been diagnosed with or in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, please email covidreporting@cascadia.edu and isolate. if you develop symptoms, please call your physician, seek testing, and self-quarantine.

Current Quarter: Fall 2020 

Buildings locked effective Thursday, March 19

Cascadia has made the decision to continue current remote modalities, with some lab class exceptions, through Winter Quarter 2021. To learn more about Cascadia Re-Entry for Fall Quarter, please refer to our Campus Readiness page.

 

REGISTRATION FOR WINTER QUARTER 2021 OPEN

Winter Quarter registration is now open and available through your ctcLink www.cascadia.edu/ctcLink.  Questions building your class schedule? Visit with an advisor during drop-in sessions: www.cascadia.edu/virtual

 

Student Services

Kodiak Corner

Virtual Kodiak Corner:
Zoom IDs and contact hours for all services available at www.cascadia.edu/virtual 

Enrollment Services:
General questions, admissions, ORCA cards, placement, email enrollment@cascadia.edu, 425.352.8860

Advising: Please visit the academic advising page to schedule an appointment or visit the Drop-in Zoom Hours.

Disability Support Services:
To schedule an appointment or
for questions,
email disabilities@cascadia.edu or visit the Drop-in Zoom Hours.

Outreach: General questions, getting started, email outreach@cascadia.edu or get Zoom office hours at cascadia.edu/visitcascadia

Running Start: Questions about Running Start & Enrollment
contact Running Start
at runningstart@cascadia.edu.

Winter Running Start Registration Deadline: tbd

International Programs:
Current students, English Language Programs and college programs contact international@cascadia.edu or visit the Drop-in Zoom Hours.

Veterans Services:
To schedule an appointment
or for questions, email veterans@cascadia.edu or visit the Drop-in Zoom Hours for drop-ins beginning October 7.


Online Resources

The Activities and Recreation Center: Currently providing online activities and exercise classes. For more information, email arcinfo@uw.edu

The Bock Learning Center Zoom Tutoring: The Learning Center’s services have moved online. All of the usual offerings are conveniently located in Canvas, including graphing calculator check-out forms, writing, STEM, Japanese, and Spanish tutoring via Zoom, and more. Access the Canvas site here!

CARE Team: If you are in need of support in connecting with college or community resources, please contact the CARE team at careteam@cascadia.edu.

Campus Safety: Campus buildings are locked as of March 19. Please email uwb-safety@uw.edu with any building-related questions. 

Counseling: The Counseling Center provides mental health counseling services to students currently registered for classes at UWB or Cascadia College. Spring Quarter call-in hours are from 1:00p-3:00p, Mon-Fri. To schedule an appointment, please call 425.352.3183

Kodiak Cave: Curbside pick-up & delivery NOW available. Using the current Curbside Pick Up Form, you will now have the option to choose curbside pickup or delivery.

Delivery will be available on Thursdays, 10:00 am-2:00 pm. All delivery orders must be placed by Wednesdays at 12:00 pm. Please note that the student ordering must be present at the pickup location and show valid ID.

Library: While the library building is closed, many services are available online.  Visit the library’s Online Learning Support guide for information about accessing online library materials and services.  24/7 Chat with a Librarian service provides immediate research help. 

Visit COVID-19 Updates for changes to the availability of on-campus library services or information about book returns, due dates, and fines. 

Parking/ORCA:  Permit sales are on pause until further notice.

King County commuter services are currently not charging. If you need to purchase a new card or re-activate your current card, please email enrollment@cascadia.edu.

Student Life: Connect with other students, and participate in weekly challenges and activities on the Student Life Canvas page and social media!

Be sure to follow Student Life on Instagram @cascadia_kodiaks and on Canvas.

Undocumented Students: Please email undocu@cascadia.edu with any questions or for a comprehensive list of resources visit
www.cascadia.edu/undocumented. A few resources listed below:

Basic Education for Adults: For questions or to schedule an appointment, please email, eslabe@cascadia.edu

Workforce Education: For questions or to schedule an appointment, please email, workforce@cascadia.edu.   


Technology Support

 

Internet access

Comcast Low-to-No-Cost Internet: In response to emergency measures associated with Coronavirus (COVID-19), Internet Essentials will increase speeds from 15/2 Mbps to 25/3 Mbps for all customers. This speed increase will happen automatically - no action is required by customers. In addition, new customers will receive two months of free service.

Comcast Offers Free WiFi Hot Spots:Comcast will open up about 65,000 hot spots for free, public use in Washington, McDonald said. There’s a total of about 1.6 million hot spots — public and private — in the state.

Washington State FREE Drive-In Wifi Hotspots:In response to the impacts of COVID-19, Washington State is providing over 300 free temporary, emergency internet access for Washingtonians who do not have broadband service to their homes. Access is available to all residents with specific emphasis on remote learning for students. Additionally, this service can be used for job searches, telehealth, telework, unemployment filing, and census participation.

Temporary Access to Adobe Applications for Home Use: Pending approval from Adobe, Cascadia Information Services should have more information to share at www.cascadia.edu/helpdesk prior to the start of Spring Quarter.

 

GENERAL SUPPORT

 

EQUIPMENT CHECK-IN AND CHECK-OUT SERVICES

For Spring Quarter, students will be able to check out laptops for the entire quarter, free of charge (while supplies last). For more information: Email: helpdesk@cascadia.edu, Chat: https://support.cascadia.edu

 

CANVAS SUPPORT

  • Canvas tickets will be answered within 24 hours. Email elhelp@cascadia.edu

  • Online office hours in Zoom are 8:30 am - 5:00 pm through October 9

 

Printing

Some King County Library System (KCLS) libraries are offering remote printing/curbside pick-up in Burien, Issaquah, Kent, and Woodmont libraries.

Remote printing at Sno-Isle Libraries (must have library card/registered user).


Financial & Community Resources

 


Aroha Compassion Grant - emergency funds

Students who encounter emergency circumstances that present a barrier to attending school or achieving their academic goals may apply for emergency financial assistance through the Cascadia College Foundation. Emergency grants award up to $1,000 for a variety of one-time/short-term expenses. Contact the CARE team online or at careteam@cascadia.edu to discuss your situation and apply.

 

community resources

As you navigate the challenges that come in this unprecedented time, here are some community resources that might help. Cascadia resides in King County, but we know that our students travel in from Snohomish, too. The list below is a starting point, and please feel free to email healthycampus@cascadia.edu if you know of additional services we could add. 

City of Bothell

King County

Snohomish County

 

University Bookstore

Offering free domestic, ground shipping on all orders from ubookstore.com.