By supplementing the Student Crisis Fund, the SGA finally put the students’ needs first.
They will now meet with the registrar’s office to push for the bill to become university policy.
The body also allocated $100,000 to other student support services.
The town hall comes days after the university announced it would not implement pass/fail grading this fall.
UMD instead extended the deadline for students to withdraw from a class by three weeks.
The event was hosted by this university's Student Government Association.
The panelists encouraged students to maintain schedules that included going outside, taking walks and disengaging from the news.
While some groups have launched committees, others say that change requires action.
Latinx student leaders worked with SGA over the past month to improve their partnership.
Student leaders who are members of this community cheered the group's creation.