Resources for staff 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:

Technology help

Technology questions and support:
Working and Learning Off Campus

Options for Internet access:
Internet Access Off Campus

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

Zoom auto-transcription: 
Zoom: Manage Automatic Live Transcription

Zoom security tips:
Zoom quick guide

UMN and CSE-branded Zoom backgrounds:
Zoom virtual backgrounds

Human resources answers

Office of Human Resources Covid Workplace Guidance: 

Work-study and COVID-19 (external link)
Federal Student Aid - IFAP

Campus closure policies:
Campus and Building Closing

Parking & Transportation issues: 
COVID-19 FAQ Page

Disability resources during Covid-19:
Disability Resource Center

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

Helping in the time of Covid

Get or offer help across the University: 
Talent Share Program

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

Diversity and inclusivity

Virtual resources and trainings:
Office of Equity and Diversity Resources

Community of diversity advocates:
CSE Diversity and Inclusivity Alliance

Stay up to date

University Covid-19 news: 
Covid-19: Stories, insights, expertise

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

Virtual events for the CSE Community:
CSE Events Calendar

Health and wellness

Virtual Healthcare: 
Virtual Care

On-campus clinics:
Boynton Health COVID-19 updates

Stay safe:

Wellbeing resources:

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.


Did we miss any resources? Contact us at csecomm@umn.edu.