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GSBS: Making the Most of your Time at Home

This guide will highlight some options for how to make the best use of your time away from the lab due to Covid-19.


If you have suggestions to add to this list, let us know! Email your ideas to Let's make this a community effort!

Remember, the Internet Exists Because Cats

Don't forget to take time to relax and take care of yourself as well. Take a lesson from Mittens:

Orange cat sleeping in front of fireplace

Remember, taking care of yourself can mean having someone to talk to - the Student Counseling center is available.


Take some time to listen to these podcasts about graduate school - maybe while you're updating your filing system or citation manager?



                                                                                                                                                                (Image by David Terranova ( )

Watch some Wildlife

View some amazing webcams and tours right from your own home!     Cat and monkey



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Image by Salim Virji (

Take Virtual Field Trips

Visit some of the world's most amazing museums and parks, right from your couch. 


                                                                                                                                                             Image by Glenn Ashton / CC BY-SA