HR COVID-19 Related Materials

The links below reference various programs, policies and procedures that may be of use to you during the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at




Returning to campus presents unique challenges. Many may experience anxiety around the uncertainty of the future and we all have questions about what this new future will look like. HR has curated and created materials and resources to help employees and supervisors navigate this process.

Visit the HR Return to Campus Website for more information.



Supervisor Memo - This memo contains information &  link to streamlined process. 

Remote Work Guidelines - This is PSU’s policy with additional details about telecommuting. Please note that the process for applying during the COVID-19 outbreak has been streamlined and is included in the Supervisor Memo (see previous bullet).

Employee Guide to Working Remotely - Information from OIT about the various tools and resources available for PSU faculty, staff, and student employees to safely and securely work remotely.

Emergency Communication Allowance  - A Program designed to facilitate the ability of our employees to work remotely in cases where they would not otherwise have the necessary cellular or internet capacity at their home to perform their remote work duties.

Emergency University Communication Form

Working Remotely - COVID19 Resources for Managers/Employees - Links & resources to help support you and your teams as you navigate work-related situations from a human-centric perspective during the COVID-19 pandemic (and possibly beyond).


Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

PSU COVID-19 Child Care Leave Program

PSU COVID-19 Sick Leave Program

Leave program resource information during the COVID-19 outbreak including information on:

  • Sick Leave
  • Workers Comp
  • ADA

Sick Leave Policy - PSU’s official policy including additional analysis of the application to the COVID-19 outbreak.

PEBB Healthcare Resources - Through PEBB, you have access to health, life-balance, and financial planning articles, videos, and more.


All employees are eligible to request an advance on pay for hours they have already worked. To do so please use this form. (please note advances will be mailed and not available for pickup in HR) Payroll Advance Request Form.


Sign up for Direct Deposit

There is still time to sign up for direct deposit of your future paychecks! Employees can sign up on Banweb at and receive their funds on payday!  

HR's physical office location is currently closed to visitors. As such, all payday checks will be mailed out to employees instead of being held in HR for in-person pickup. Checks will be mailed to the address on file in Banweb, please double check that your address is correct!


Oregon Employment Department

The PSU Unemployment Filing Information Document provides resources and links to assist with filing claims during the COVID-19 pandemic response.


PSU Coronavirus Response Web Page - Information about the ongoing response at PSU.

PSU WORK SUPPORT PROGRAM - A "central hub" of resources for employees to help with work-life-balance. 

LOA between SEIU and Oregon Universities addressing COVID-19 workplace issues.

updated 6/15/2021