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Looking for something to do from the comfort of your home?
We have got a few ideas to keep you entertained.

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Virtual Classes

  • Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems! Join Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home for a live daily doodle lesson at 11:00am MST. Videos will be available after live on the Kennedy Center YouTube channel. 

  • Join the McHarper Manor weekdays on Facebook for a daily art project tutorial. Art projects will range from watercolor paintings to chalk art to canvas painting and will take place live at 11:00am MST. Videos will be available after the live class on the McHarper Manor Facebook page.  

  • Missing group fitness classes or going to the gym? Check out the Planet Fitness Facebook page for live-streamed daily workouts several times a day. Is Yoga more your thing? Check out CorePower Yoga to keep up your practice from the comfort of your living room. Or join local Colorado fitness professional Alex Vaughan for live dance classes through their YouTube channel Zook Dance Fitness or learn a routine for a specific song from the previously recorded videos. 

  • For an introduction to mindfulness meditation that you can practice on your own, visit UCLA Health for downloadable guided meditations in both English and Spanish.


Virtual Tours and Museums 

Experience the best museums from NYC to France to Seoul in the comfort of your own home. Check out these sites to go on virtual tours of different museums and specific exhibits.

Check out some cool places around the world from National Parks to National Landmarks. 

Animal Webcams 

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Just want a cute and cuddly distraction? Check out several different animal live cam options from watching silly sea otters and curious elephants or just mellow out to the hypnotic drifting jellyfish. 

​Connect Virtually

  • Did you know SOU provides all students, staff, and faculty access to video conferencing with Zoom and google hangouts through your email. This is a great way to “meet up” with your friends, classmates, and student organization members. 
  • Are you a leader of a student organization on campus? Check out our tips for running a virtual meeting with your student organization. 

More Fun Things To Do! 

Coronavirus Updates and Resources

Southern Oregon University is continuously updating its information and guidance for the university community to address the changing status of COVID-19. Please visit the university’s website for more information about COVID-19 and its impacts to SOU, precautions that are being taken, prevention measures you can take and a compilation of frequently asked questions.






**Much gratitutde to our colleagues at CU Boulder for sharing their good work.**