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COVID-19 Workplace Resources

UPDATE January 3, 2022: In response to the current COVID-19 surge, the university temporarily moved class sections to online/remote delivery January 18 through January 30. Texas State campuses and offices will remain open for business, with services offered in-person and/or virtually. University President Denise Trauth encouraged remote work and flexible scheduling for employees when possible. Supervisors will work through their division leadership team for approval of plans. Division Vice Presidents will provide further guidance specific to approvals within each division. Read the full message President Trauth shared with the university community January 3rd.

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed many challenges on our university community. Human Resources is here to help support you as we continue to navigate this new normal together.

This page contains related resources that you may find helpful in adapting to change and staying safe.

Have questions?

Please visit our COVID-19 FAQ website or contact Human Resources at 5.2557 for more information.


Time and Leave

Time and Leave Update

Emergency Leave and FMLA provisions provided through the extension of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) expired on Sep. 30, 2021. Accrued leave balances, other available leave as outlined in UPPS 04.04.30, and/or leave without pay should be used going forward.

Navigating the New Normal

Navigating the New Normal

Explore a curated selection of videos and articles to help support employees in navigating the workforce on TXST campuses including:

  • Being Adaptable During Change
  • Managing Uncertainty During COVID-19
  • Managing Anxiety in the Workplace

Wellness Resources

Wellness Resources

  • Bobcat Balance, an employee assistance program, offers you and members of your household various free and confidential services and resources to help you through life’s challenges.
  • Manage every aspect of your wellness with WellCats, the Texas State Employee Wellness Program.