Getting You Through COVID-19

As we stay safe, keep our physical distance, and adapt to new ways of daily living, it’s hard to know how to move forward. 

You have questions and we want to help you find the answers.

Use our resources to continue to plan for college or training after high school and explore ways to apply for financial aid to help pay for it. Looking for recorded workshops? See our YouTube playlist for videos on:

  • managing college costs and comparing financial aid offers
  • navigating the college admissions process and strategies for the SAT & ACT
  • funding your certificate or technical training program
  • and more

VSAC has additional helpful information and resources below to guide you through the days ahead as you continue to plan for your education and career goals.

Vermont COVID-19 Resource List — updated collaboratively statewide Vermonters; a great resource for those seeking information or support.  

COVID-19 Resource Guide from Advance Vermont — tips, links & resources for: 

  • Making ends meet
  • Securing food & housing
  • Maintaining your health
  • Learning remotely

Supports for youth experiencing foster care (Vermont DCF)  

Eligible students: Apply for expanded SNAP benefits —  where and how students should apply for federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits if they're enrolled in a school not located in their home state.

Vermont DCF Twitter Feed 

Vermont food resources for students  

Vermont statewide crisis support phone numbers (PDF)

Vermont WiFi hotspots — map of public Wi-fi hot spots that you can access from outside; the color-coded map provides info for each location, as well as a password if needed. 

Virtual Admissions Events — alphabetical list of American colleges & universities; describes each school's virtual admissions events and provides web registration links

College Board SAT Coronavirus Updates

ACT testing FAQ  

Khan Academy — SAT practice, as well as other online learning  

SAT On Demand—One Month Free from Kaplan — a free month of SAT On Demand to support all students with their distance learning 

Free AP Programming from Kaplan — free AP prep sessions on YouTube live for AP US History, AP World History, and AP Biology. These sessions will focus on question review and include time to ask a teacher questions.  

 Student interactive activities & workshops — University of Vermont's weekly online workshops throughout the fall for students of all ages. Learn new skills, and plan and prepare for college, training & careers.

Open Stax — free, open source textbooks and resources 

Free subscriptions due to school closings (updated daily) — online museum tours, e-books, creative tools, and much more

Vermont Arts Online — enter statewide art, history, and science museums and discover at-home activities to share with family or students

Math / STEM Resources

Math resources from Vermont teachers 

Studying from Home 

A Guide to Getting Started with Distance Learning