Here to Support You
As the university continues remote learning for spring, APU faculty and staff are committed to continuing to provide rigorous academics, rich student support, intentional faith integration, and deep connections that are hallmarks of the APU experience. Whether you are studying remotely or are among those approved to be on campus, please review the following guidelines and protocols.
- Health and Safety
- Physical Distancing
- Student Accountability Process
- Housing for On-Campus Residents
- CARES Act Disclosures
Student Training Guide
Azusa Pacific University is committed to educating our community on how to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and demonstrate our care for one another when on campus. Please carefully review the Student Training Guide (PDF) with information on the expectations of returning to campus, and how we as a community share the responsibility in maintaining a safe living and learning environment.
Additional support services are also listed and represent just a few of the university resources available to you. If you need support, university staff are ready to assist you.
Student Health Center
The Student Health Center is open and available to support student health and safety. In-person appointments for COVID-19 testing are available at a reduced cost. Telehealth appointments, as well as regular in-person primary care health appointments, will be available.
All undergraduate students are automatically enrolled in our student health insurance plan, and this coverage will not change as we move to remote learning. If you live out of state, you can still seek services using your student health insurance plan. Students who wish to may request a waiver from the student insurance plan.
Phone: (626) 815-2100
MyCougar Health Patient Portal
Students can easily and confidentially schedule an appointment using the MyCougar Health Patient Portal, a secure online resource that gives APU students convenient 24-hour access to personal health information.
University Counseling Center
Azusa Pacific’s University Counseling Center offers resources to support your emotional health. Ongoing individual, couples, and group sessions are offered through teletherapy appointments, and we offer immediate crisis care over the phone as needed. Please look for an email invitation soon to participate in APU’s Mental Well-Being course to gain tools to better care for yourself and others so that you may thrive during this challenging time.
Phone: (626) 815-2109
Accessibility and Disability Resources
The Office of Accessibility and Disability Resources engages in an interactive process with each student to discuss and determine disability-related accommodations within all learning environments. Students may contact ADR at any time during the year to discuss the need for accommodations or adjustments to current accommodations. View the ADR Student Online Accommodations, Testing, and Services Guide for more information.
Phone: (626) 815-2067
The Spiritual Life team and campus pastors remain available to provide encouragement, support, and prayer. Additionally, visit together.apu.edu for opportunities to engage in weekly virtual workshop events.
SoulQuest for Graduate and Professional Students
SoulQuest is a spiritual care ministry for Azusa Pacific’s graduate, professional, and nontraditional undergraduate students, including those studying at the university’s regional locations. SoulQuest pastors are available to receive calls or visits from students seeking spiritual guidance.
Stay Connected to APU
As we adapt to new ways to stay connected in this season, Student Affairs is dedicated to fostering community by providing virtual engagement opportunities. Together APU is a designated hub for APU students to engage in weekly campus life connections, spiritual formation opportunities, and wellness support. We want to provide you the resources and tools you need to be successful.
Using Canvas for Courses
You have a Canvas site for each of your courses, where materials and assignments will be posted and graded, and you can communicate with your faculty member. Your faculty will also be in touch with you about how they intend to manage courses for the remainder of the semester. For additional assistance with Canvas, see the following resources:
- Canvas Student Guide
- Canvas Student Resources
- Canvas Support Articles
- APU Support Center (24/7): Email email@example.com or call (626) 815-5050, or Ext. 5050.
Academic Success Center
The Academic Success Center is committed to offering comprehensive academic services, programming, and resources that support all students—including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Services include Academic Advising, Accessibility and Disability Resources, Tutoring Services, and more. The center’s staff are available to assist you remotely during this season. Contact the appropriate area for more information.
We want to help you navigate your academic journey. Connect with Academic Advising through the Academic Success Center for personalized Academic Success Coaching. In addition, all first- and second-year students can schedule virtual advising appointments via tutortrac.apu.edu with assigned Academic Success Coaches. We also facilitate junior and senior major meetings to ensure program graduation plans are on track.
Phone: (626) 815-3886
The Tutoring Center continues to offer high-quality peer tutoring through virtual appointments with student tutors. Our tutors have excelled at the courses they support and receive regular training to ensure they have the right tools and resources to best support you. All students can make free appointments at tutortrac.apu.edu.
Phone: (626) 344-2978 (call or text)
Academic Testing Center
The Testing Center offers test proctoring services for accommodated exams, FLATS (Foreign Language credit by examination) exams, and independent study exams through a safe and secure remote proctoring format. Learn more about available services or book an appointment.
Phone: (626) 815-3849
The University Libraries offer access to a wealth of online resources to support your studies, including journals and databases. View the Library Response to COVID-19 and University Libraries’ Going Online Guide for additional information. Subject specialists are also available through online chat and email to help you find resources.
Writing Center and Speaking Center
The Writing Center and Speaking Center provide students with assistance on writing and presentation at any stage of the project development process. Free online appointments are available Monday-Saturday. Video-chat, audio-only, or text-based (chat) options are available. Make an appointment with the Writing Center or Speaking Center. For “How-to” appointment demonstrations, please see our Scheduling FAQs Playlist on our YouTube channel. You can also browse our digital handouts for additional resources and information.
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3142
The APU Career Center will offer a robust suite of consulting appointments, workshops, and job fairs. From résumé and cover letter review, to assessment interpretations, and graduate school decision-making, the Career Center team is here to assist you. If you haven't already, go to apu.joinhandshake.com, activate your profile, and gain access to jobs, internships, and consulting appointments with the Career Center staff.
Phone: (626) 815-2103
Please visit athletics.apu.edu for the most up-to-date information about APU Athletics.