Resources for faculty and researchers during COVID-19

Return to campus

Information about Fall Semester classes, academic calendar, FAQ and more:
Return to Campus website

Stop the Spread of COVID-19 initiative:
Download posters and signage

Updated guidance on wearing masks within University grounds and facilities:
June 29 message from the Office of the President

Information and frequently asked questions about face coverings:
Twin Cities Face Coverings FAQs

Information about face shields available for instruction:
June 29 message from the Executive Vice President and Provost

University updates

University of Minnesota COVID-19 updates:

Teaching resources

Resources and real-time help for remote teaching:
UMN Keep Teaching

Personalized support for remote teaching:
Center for Educational Innovation

Online library services and resources to help with alternative instruction:
University Libraries

Information on how you can make your online teaching more accessible for those with disabilities:
Keep Teaching Accessibility

Updates on a variety of academic-related issues from the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost:
COVID-19 Academic Planning FAQ

What instructors need to know regarding accessibility, accommodation, and the Disability Resource Center during COVID-19:
Disability Resource Center

Undergraduate education policy updates and other resources:
Office of Undergraduate Education website

Graduate education updates and resources:
Graduate School

Guidance for community-based and other field-based experiences:
Office for Public Engagement

Technology Help

Personalized technology help with Canvas from the Office of Information Technology:
Academic Technology Support Services

Options for Internet access off campus:
Office of Information Technology

Download and log in to Zoom:

Zoom auto-transcription: 
Zoom: Manage Automatic Live Transcription

Zoom self-help guides:
Teach, Meet, and Learn with Zoom

Zoom security tips:
Zoom quick guide

UMN and CSE-branded Zoom backgrounds:
Zoom virtual backgrounds

Diversity and inclusivity

Virtual resources and trainings:
Office of Equity and Diversity Resources

Community of diversity advocates:
CSE Diversity and Inclusivity Alliance

Research resources

CSE Guidelines for resuming on-site operations:
CSE Sunrise Implementation Google Drive

Guidance about University of Minnesota research activities during COVID-19:
Office of the Vice President for Research COVID-19 Guidance for the Research Community

Ordering protective products and cleaning supplies:
U Market

Best practices for cleaning work spaces:
University Health and Safety website

Zoom meeting recording with information on research re-opening and initial plans as of May 4, 2020:
CSE Town Hall Meeting on Re-Starting On-Site Research Operations

Funding to research related to COVID-19:
Office of the Vice President for Research COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants

Online library services and resources to help with research during the campus closure:
University Libraries

Working from home

Services and technologies for working at home:
Office of Information Technology Working and Learning Off Campus 

Information for supervisors about working remotely:
Office of Human Resources Working Remotely

Human resources

Information regarding Promotion and Tenure, Awards, and Annual Reviews:
Faculty and Academic Affairs

Workplace guidance for COVID-19 including leaves and benefits:
Office of Human Resources

Faculty and staff FAQ:
Safe Campus website

Parking & Transportation issues: 

Get involved

Faculty, staff, and students helping university COVID-19 response: 
University COVID Action Network (U-CAN)

Health and wellness

Physical, mental and financial health resources:
Office of Human Resources Virtual Care

Health and Wellbeing resources and videos:
Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing

Stay up to date

University COVID-19 news: 
University stories, insights, expertise

Virtual events at the university: 
Events Calendar - University of Minnesota

Virtual events for the CSE Community:
CSE Events Calendar

Report racial bias and discrimination

Disease does not discriminate. Racial discrimination and stereotyping is not tolerated at the U of M. If you experience or witness harassment or discrimination related to the COVID-19 outbreak, report it to the Bias Response & Referral Network.

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