All campus events and meetings of more than 25
are suspended at this time.
No new campus events or large meetings should be scheduled at
will share information related to alternate
plans for end-of-year events such as Honors Day Convocation and
Commencement as soon as possible.
Resources for the
entire Hendrix community
The Office for Diversity and Inclusion and
the Office of the Chaplain are both
committed to working with students dealing with extenuating circumstances. If
you need assistance addressing a challenge, please contact either Kesha Baoua (501-505-2951;
email@example.com) or J.J. Whitney (501-450-1263;
Students with limited internet access: Students with
smartphones should be able to access online coursework using those devices. For
those with concerns about exceeding data plan limits, most phone carriers are
waiving data overage fees at this time. If you need assistance arranging
internet access, please contact one of the offices listed above.
The Odyssey Office has developed temporary completion
measures in effect until May 15.
Student Employment concerns: Student workers should
consult campus supervisors about remote work options. Timecards and payment
will continue as scheduled for the time being. The College is awaiting further
guidance from the government on implications related to student workers.
Counseling Services will remain open for the remainder of the
semester. Please keep the following points in mind:
strongly encourage students who are returning home to find mental health care
providers in their home communities.
- Counseling Services is exploring options for tele-therapy, but
unfortunately, does not currently have the ability to conduct video counseling
at this time. However, we are available
for phone consults for students who have returned home during this time of
transition until they find providers in their home communities. In addition,
students who have never seen a campus counselor are also able to have phone
consults. If you would like a phone consult with a counselor, please
call Counseling Services at 501-450-1448 and schedule a time for that
you are a patient of our psychiatrist, Dr. James Davis, and have questions
about your medications, please call us at 501-450-1448. You may also reach Dr.
Davis at his Little Rock office, Arkansas Psychiatric Clinic, at 501-448-0060.
Please tell the receptionist that you are a Hendrix student who has previously
seen Dr. Davis on campus. We will work with follow-up students to ensure that
you get prescription refills. If you had a “new” appointment scheduled with Dr.
Davis after Spring Break, your counselor will be contacting you with
you are in a crisis situation, please familiarize yourself with the local
resources in your area, such as hospital emergency rooms and psychiatric
hospitals. In addition to calling 911, other resources include:
(TALK), National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
(1-888-CRISIS2), Arkansas Lifeline
“TALK” to 741741 to test with a counselor
sexual assault, 1-800-656-4673 (HOPE), RAINN national hotline or 1-866-358-2265,
domestic violence, 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE), local hotline
Resources for those who
are still in Conway
Longer-term residence requests: The College is continuing
to review student requests to stay in campus housing beyond March 21. Requests
to remain on campus are being reviewed individually, with priority given to
international and out-of-state students. Students
who are able to return home safely should do so. If returning to where you
live when school is not in session presents a higher risk, please notify the
Dean of Students or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dining Services: All Hendrix students are
invited to dine in The Caf this week between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m., regardless of
meal plan status. We will continue to share adjustments to schedules and
WAC hours and availability:
Aquatics Center and pool are closed.
- UPDATED March 17, 12 p.m.: The
Wellness and Athletics Center (WAC) is open today to members only (note: all currently enrolled students are WAC members). Beginning Wednesday, March 18, the WAC will be closed until further notice.
testing is covered by Hendrix employee health care plans as a preventive
claim. No cost sharing will apply for
covered employees and dependents.
work accommodations for staff are at the discretion of departments. Employees
should ask their supervisors about remote work and other accommodations.