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Return to Campus

Voiland College is under the directive that if you can work effectively from home, then you should work from home.

For those who cannot work effectively from home and who intend on resuming work on campus, there are some important steps to take prior to transitioning.

  1. Notify your supervisor immediately of your intention and your proposed work schedule.
  2. Complete the WSU COVID-19 Safe Return to Work and Disinfecting the Workplace for COVID-19 trainings.
  3. Review the WSU HRS Employee Guide for Returning to a WSU Work Location.
  4. Review Voiland College’s Return to Work Location Distancing and Disinfection Plan.
  5. Complete the VCEA Return to Campus Request Form. Do not return to work at a WSU location until you have received approval from your supervisor.
  6. Faculty, staff, and students must review and implement the Staged Return to On-site Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities guidelines (PDF) and receive written approval from your school director or department head before returning to your campus laboratory.
  7. VCEA personnel teaching face-to-face courses are required to have the course preapproved through the Provost’s Exception Request prior to meeting face to face, and must follow the Provost’s WSU Classrooms and Teaching Labs Distancing and Disinfection Plan for SARS-CoV2 and COVID19 (PDF).
  8. All employees reporting to a WSU work location are to log in to my.WSU and complete the WSU COVID-19 Employee Attestation Form each day the employee is reporting to a WSU work location.

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