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Virtual Programming & Resources

» Summer 2020 Virtual Programming & Resources

Hello Panthers!  

As we all join our fellow global citizens in navigating the current situation, the focus on health and wellness is paramount. The social distancing we have been asked to practice is designed to be a helpful measure. We also recognize it can come with challengesas the connections we have with others inevitably change.   

Knowing that Panthers around the globe are focusing on keeping family, friends, and communities safe, this website has been created to help you maintain connections and engagement with others. Check back frequently, as online engagement opportunities will continue to be added!  

Wherever you may be, please know that Chapman is committed to helping you navigate the transition to, and use of, this interim online environment – including staying as active and engaged as possible!

For more information about any of the efforts below, contact the Department of Student Engagement or the respective sponsoring department.

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Argyros Forum Student Union

  • Student Union Quarantunes - Stay tuned for weekly work-from-home playlists featuring student-recommended music and podcasts!
  • Virtual Gallery Exhibits - The Argyros Forum Student Union will be curating virtual gallery exhibits throughout summer that highlight student life, experiences, and artwork.  Check back soon or follow @lifeatcu on Instagram for updates!

To suggest other ideas, email

Civic Engagement Initiatives

  • Responding to Recent Deaths and Demonstrations - If you’re wondering "what can I/we do?" in light of the national demonstrations and dialogue following the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd, know there are many ways to be engaged in your local and the national communities. Civic Engagement Initiatives has compiled a few ideas for engaging in anti-racism work!
  • Californians For All! - While the COVID-19 pandemic has placed many Californians into unchartered waters through sheltering place as local business, landmarks, and institutions remain closed, Californians For All allows students to still make a positive impact in their community. Sign up today at the California Governor's website.
  • Global Citizens Wall - Leave your thoughts about the week's question on Engage or @lifeatcu’s Instagram story. All responses are collected and posted on Engage on a weekly basis.
  • Voter Engagement - Stay updated on upcoming election and voter registration deadlines via Instagram and TikTok. Civic Engagement Initiatives will be “tabling” weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays!

To suggest other ideas, email

Cross-Cultural Center

  • Cultural Graduation Ceremonies - The ceremonies have been postponed to coincide with Commencement. Stay tuned!
  • I Am Chapman Campaign - In the new era of remote learning, the I Am Chapman campaign continues!  If you'd like to participate, complete the submission form and be sure to include a clear image of yourself in front of your background of choice.
  • Virtual Workshops - Follow @crosscultural on Instagram for information about upcoming diversity and inclusion workshops you can participate in and complete from home.

To suggest other ideas, email

Fitness and Recreation Services

Fitness & Recreation Services wants you to stay active and healthy no matter where you are! 

  • Fitness On-Demand Flex - Professional Yoga, HIIT, Strength Training, and dance videos are now available on-the-go! Chapman students can stream 100+ Fitness on Demand virtual workouts directly from your phone or computer, wherever you are! Sign Up for Fitness on Demand Flex today on Rec Portal. Registered Users have access until July 31, 2020.  
  • Pilates On-Demand with Callie – Sign up to receive on-demand GroupX Pilates sessions with Chapman Fitness Session Leader, Callie. Get access to this full-body workout anytime, anywhere. All levels are welcome. Register on the Rec Portal 
  • At Home Fitness & Recreation Resources - Looking for fitness, mindfulness, and recreation resources? Check out workout videos, Apps, and other content now on Rec Portal. New content is added weekly!  
  • At Home Wellness Resources – The Wellness Project is offering videos, apps, and other holistic online wellness resources.   
  • 10-Minute Daily Challenge – Over 100 students participated in the Fitness & Recreation Daily Challenge in April and May. Six students won awesome prizes such as workout earbuds and a massage roller set. The Daily Challenge will return in the future, so check Rec Portal for updates.

To suggest other ideas, email

Fraternity and Sorority Life

  • Meet via Zoom - Want to meet online with your executive board or hold a general meeting with under 100 members? Email with your preferred day, time, and time zone for access to a Zoom account created exclusively for Fraternity and Sorority Life.

To suggest other ideas, email

Student Organizations

  • Engage – Chapman has over 175 recognized student organizations. Learn more about them and join at!
  • Resources for Recognized Student Organization
    • Meet via Zoom – Want to meet online with your executive board or hold a general meeting to check in? Email with your preferred day, time, and time zone for access to a Zoom account created exclusively for Student Organizations.
    • Elections – Engage has an elections feature that can be used to facilitate your leadership elections over the next few months. Log on to the Manage view of your Engage page, go to the left and select Elections. The primary contact and any officers with full access within their organization can create an election.

To suggest other ideas, email

Other Chapman Opportunities

  • At Home with Hilbert Museum - The Hilbert Museum of California Art has moved online for the duration of the current coronavirus crisis and is presenting “At Home with the Hilbert Museum” on Facebook and Instagram, posting one work of art per day with a quick-read story about the painting and the artist.
  • Chapman Hope - In an effort to provide calm, care, and compassion during this time, the Fish Interfaith Center has launched Chapman Hope, an initiative to provide resources, meditations, virtual faith services, and other resources.
  • Chapman Zoom Backgrounds - Download photos of Chapman University ready to be used as a background during your Zoom meetings and events!
  • Escalette Collection of Art Digital Exhibitions - The Escalette Collection has several digital exhibitions that allow viewers to explore artists and artwork from the comfort and safety of home. You can also follow the Escalette Collection on Instagram for a daily #museumfromhome post with information about a work of art in the Escalette Collection.
  • Huell Howser Digital Archives - The Huell Howser California’s Gold Archive provides a special collection of Huell Howser’s entire California’s Gold television series.
  • Leatherby Libraries from Home - The Leatherby Libraries is posting on Facebook and Instagram one interesting item or collection per day, with a quick-read story about the item or collection. 
  • Pete the Panther Coloring Pages - Take advantage of the stress-relieving impacts of coloring and share your masterpiece with Chapman on Instagram!
  • Unrestricted Kanopy Streaming Service - The Leatherby Libraries' Kanopy streaming service is available to all students. Titles have full transcripts, and users may create accounts to create clips and playlists.   
  • Virtual Career Events - Career and Professional Development is promoting virtual events on Handshake and

Basic Needs Resources

Resources for food assistance, emergency housing, unemployment, and affordable internet.