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Human Resources Workplace Updates for COVID-19

In response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have been working to accommodate employees with regard to key updates that deal with common HR processes, procedures, and services.

Please visit Texas State's official COVID-19 website for the latest updates.

Reference the FAQs for Faculty and Staff regarding COVID-19 for up-to-date employee related questions.

Policy and Federal Announcements

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) | Detailed Policy Information

New SAP Reporting Functions | Track the workflow status of COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave requests.


Available to those with security role of supervisor, department head and departmental time administrator.


Remote Work/Telecommuting Request Form

  • Log on to SAP.
  • Use this User Guide to help you navigate completion of this form.
  • Complete and submit the forms most appropriate for your situation
    • Remote Work – occasional or short-term (up to 30 consecutive calendar days) performance of normal work duties at a location away from the employee’s regular work location, most often the employee’s home. (A formal agreement with your supervisor is required.) As an exception to normal policy in UPPS 04.04.01, the 30 consecutive calendar day requirement is waived in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Telecommuting  – long-term performance of some or all of the duties assigned to an employee conducted at an approved non-university worksite. (A formal agreement with vice presidential approval is required.)
  • Once completed, the form will automatically route to your supervisor (supervisors can use this Supervisor's User Guide to approve or deny requests). You may also print a copy of your form, if you choose.

New SAP Reporting Function | Track Remote Working Agreements and Telecommuting Agreements in SAP.

  • SAP transaction is ZRWT3

Available to those with security role of supervisor and department head.


New Employee Welcome Process Updates