The funds would be granted to Hocking Athens Perry Community Action for distribution as seen fit.
Most students will begin classes remotely on Aug. 24 through at least Sept. 27.
The policy is effective immediately and applies to all OU campuses.
This comes after the OU chapter of the NAACP wrote a letter to the administration, asking for two incoming students to not be admitted to the university.
There have been nearly 150 new cases in Athens County in the last two weeks.
The mask order is applicable to everyone within Athens, and those found in violation of the order can be charged with a misdemeanor and fined up to $100.
Several restaurants, including Bagel Street Deli, have decided to temporarily close.
Council agreed on the importance of an ordinance mandating face masks in Athens.
Several plans on how to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 were discussed and passed.
Some protesters acknowledged the other side while others exhibited frustration.
Carlo DeNiro is still eligible to run for Senate president amid sexual assault allegations.
The suit asserts charging students for mandatory fees when services became unavailable is a breach of contract.
The positions are part of a string of cuts that began in May.
Additional single rooms have been offered.
Former Sigma Pi president, Elijah Wahib, pleaded guilty to multiple charges connected to Collin Wiant’s death.
Athens is joining the list of cities that have declared racism a public health crisis.
All on-campus activities will be paused on November 20.
The building will house OhioHealth Physician Group Heritage College primary care practices.
Parklets will allow for businesses to use parking spaces as additional outdoor seating space during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Parklets can provide additional seating space for businesses in the Uptown area to help enforce the social distancing rule.