COVID19 Update for Thurs March 26


"Stay at home" orders for the state of Colorado, as well as Boulder, Jefferson, Arapahoe, Adams, and Douglas Counties added to External Resources

A wealth of new resources and articles to Managing Stress

New FAQ on Educause IT training available to staff to Information Technology

Updated FAQ about in-person IT support to Information Technology

New FAQ on accessing Marshall Field Site to Facilities and Logistics

New FAQ on using surge protectors to Information Technology



As a reminder, the centralized COVID19 website includes up-to-date information and FAQs on these topics:

  • CRISIS MANAGEMENT TEAM - responsibilities, team roster, and working groups


  • IF I GET SICK - guidance for staff, supervisors, and background on COVID19


  • TELEWORK GUIDANCE - includes FAQs and how to access the Telework Tips archive in Staff Notes


  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY - getting support, teleworking securely, Google Suite tools, voicemail access/settings, and more


  • HUMAN RESOURCES- charging your time, leave policies, donating leave to colleagues, new hires & recruiting, performance evaluation questions, and more


  • MANAGING STRESS - employee assistance program and other UCAR resources, plus a compilation of helpful external articles and guidance


  • FACILITIES AND LOGISTICS - updates on all the services provided by the Facilities Management, Safety & Sustainability team (FMS&S), plus Library and Archives services


  • FINANCE AND CONTRACTS - guidance for labs, programs, and departments


  • EVENTS AND MEETINGS - FAQs and the status of major planned events


  • TRAVEL GUIDANCE - continually updated guidance and FAQs


  • EXTERNAL RESOURCES - links to information from local, national, and international authorities, Boulder-area school districts, and UCAR’s health insurance providers



If you have questions that are not answered on the website, please reach out through

Announcement Timing: 
Thursday, March 26, 2020 to Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Posted by Bob Wiley at ext. 8554,

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