Masks. Social distancing. Working remotely. Teaching hybrid classes. No one imagined this is what academic year 2020-21 would look like, but Colorado State University employees are up to the challenge, because we are dedicated to the quality education of our students. From the hard-working crews who keep university facilities clean and healthy to the staff who are on top of everything from constantly evolving class schedules to the technology needs of faculty and students, everyone is working together to see that we get through this pandemic ­– together.

Employee on move in day
Employee helping student at Morgan Library
Dining hall employee helps student order meal
Classroom physically distanced
analyze wastewater samples for the presence of COVID-19

Support Services

Free COVID-19 Testing 

Faculty and staff may access the Employee Assistance Program for free, confidential referrals to a number of resources including COVID-19 specific support. 

The CARE program is a CSU resource that connects employees with a directory and hands-on guidance to social services and health services resources including resources for those with financial insecurity.

International students and scholars Frequently Asked Questions

Keep Engaging resources help you stay connected, take care of your own well-being, and find assistance to help manage a variety of concerns.

Keep Working is resource to support routine work or academic function.

Teaching Resources

The Institute for Learning and Teaching helps students, faculty, and staff use research-based learning and teaching methods to support academic achievement, equity, and post-graduation success for all CSU students. 

Instructors and masks, face coverings and face shields

Keep Teaching has curated tips, resources, and information to help you keep teaching as we all adapt to new circumstances, including designing effective online & hybrid courses.

Process for preparing for a field trip

Script for Academic Faculty Regarding Face Coverings and Students in Class and Student face covering accommodation process

Seating Chart information

Success Guide to Online Classes helps students discover online success strategies, improve academic performance, develop effective academic skills, and find resources.

Teaching checklist for in-person instruction provides guide instructors through CSU’s pandemic protocols.

FAQs for in-person instructors

Resources related to COVID-19​


COVID-19 Case Guidance for Faculty and Staff

Faculty and staff guide to addressing
reports of COVID-19 exposure

Faculty and Staff Training on COVID-19

Human Resources COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

Office of Equal Opportunity COVID-19 Guidance including Face Covering Exemption Forms, Scripts for Supervisors and Academic Faculty around face coverings and students in class and COVID Public Health Behavior Report Form

Parking and Transportation Services

Requests for Temporary Work Adjustments for Faculty and Staff

Return to working in-person on university properties has guidance for in-person, on-campuses guidance, public health requirement, and professional and personal travel for employees.