Four students study physically distanced in the libary

Guidelines remind us it's OK to gather in person

The guidance doesn't replace or conflict with any university COVID-19 policies or guidelines. It simply clarifies and highlights the fact that informal interactions are possible. 

What to know before benefits enrollment begins next week

Employees have three weeks to make benefits choices for the upcoming year when open enrollment launches on Nov. 2. 

Self-care is vital to be able to help others

Faculty and staff not only are learning new teaching strategies, they also are helping students cope during a difficult time. It is important they remember self-care in support of others.

Symptom checker: A reminder to self-assess

The one-question daily survey is designed to assist with pillar four in the Cyclones Care behaviors campaign: Stay home if you are ill.

Draft policy on renaming is ready for public comment

A public comment period will run Nov. 1-23 for a draft policy on considering the removal of names from university property. The draft will be available in the policy library.

At a crucial time, demonstration safety team looks to expand

A team of faculty and staff trained to respond to campus demonstrations is looking to expand, both in size and scope. The demonstration safety team is recruiting employees to grow its ranks and planning more training for members and student groups. 

Finance and planning info moves to a new portal

The new finance and planning portal, managed through the ServiceNow platform, is the last of three that converted job aids to a searchable articles format, joining IT services (April) and human resources (August).

FMLA 12-month period to be set on rolling basis starting Jan. 1

A policy change approved in June and going into effect Jan. 1 will adjust the time period used to determine the amount of leave available to an employee under the Family Medical Leave Act.