COVID-19 Resources

For Graduate Employment or Studies Questions; please reach out to us through email. This situation is incredibly fluid, and we are receiving new information every day.

Find below some important links that we believe are useful for all of our members:

UMass Boston Updates and FAQ 

COVID-19 Information and Tools

Unemployment Assistance Support and Information

CARES Act Information

Social Services

  • Wifi and Internet ResourcesIn response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Massachusetts Broadband Institute at MassTech and KCST are actively working with local internet service providers (ISPs) to offer new Wifi hotspots to unserved municipalities that lack broadband access.
  • Housing, Food, and Childcare Services – Assistance with housing, food, childcare, and other services in Massachusetts through the United Way (or dial 2-1-1).
  • Mass 211Important Collection of Social Service Resources all in one place
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)Application for food vouchers for those who qualify.  

Food Pantries and Services

  • ABCD Food PantriesABCD is operating five food pantries for Boston residents: Allston/Brighton, East Boston, Mattapan, Parker Hill/Fenway, and Roxbury/North Dorchester.
  • Greater Boston Food Bank – Use the Greater Boston Food Bank’s Partner Agency Locator here to find help in your community.
  • School Meal SitesWith school closures due to COVID-19 outbreak, many schools and community partners are preparing to make meals available to students when school is closed.

Local Support and Mutual Aid

Travel Information