Following President Vaidya’s message this afternoon, we are moving quickly to help you and your departments transition to a virtual campus operation effective Thursday, March 26, 2020.
For the health and safety of our campus community, most in-person activity will cease by the close of business on Wednesday, and we will continue our operations remotely to support our faculty and staff and to meet the needs of our students.
To help ease this transition over the next two days, we are asking supervisors to:
Of course, not all activities can be completed remotely and some functions will require a limited number of staff to be on campus. For these roles, we are asking supervisors to:
Keep in mind that some departments will maintain a daily presence and some will maintain only a periodic presence.
Daily minimal on-campus presence:
Periodic minimal on-campus presence:
Additionally, the following buildings will continue to have some level of daily activity while all other buildings will be closed:
Human Resources is continuing to work to review any impacted policies and procedures as the situation continues to evolve. You can stay up-to-date on the latest information, including FAQs, Resources and other important documents for employees and supervisors by visiting the Coronavirus webpage.
I understand that our staff is dealing with much uncertainty and stress as things continue to change and as we alter our responses to protect the health and safety of our community. I have been inspired and impressed with the work we have done in the face of this challenging situation and I know we will get through these trying times together. If you have any questions, please reach out to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you all for your efforts and be well.
Lori A. Southwood
Chief Human Resources Officer