Working Through COVID-19

The university has taken a number of steps to limit the risk to our community from the possible spread of coronavirus COVID-19. See IU’s up-to-date news at the IU COVID-19 website and frequently asked questions for the entire university.

IU Human Resources continues to respond to the evolving situation by reviewing and updating related policies and procedures. This site has the latest guidance and frequently asked questions for HR-related topics. This site is updated frequently, so check back soon.



Important Information for Employees

Protecting the IU Community (I Protect U)

  • All academic and staff employees, students, contractors, suppliers, vendors, and visitors are required to wear face masks in all hallways, elevators, public spaces, common areas, cubicles, and when entering all IU buildings. 
  • Staff and faculty who violate COVID-19 health and safety directives are subject to disciplinary action according to policy UA-21.
  • Violations of COVID-19 health and safety directives can be reported online.
  • Staff and faculty are to participate in contact tracing and mitigation testing.
  • COVID-19 related leaves for specified reasons related to COVID-19 are available through Dec. 31, 2020.

Working Through COVID-19


COVID-19 Health Services

If you have symptoms of COVID-19, use this IU Health tool to be screened or tested.

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Well-being resources

Support and resources for personal well-being during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 related pay & absence coding

Learn when to use which COVID-19 codes at this time.

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Return to Campus Guide

Guidance to help departments manage operations throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Virtual Events

Webinars, livestreams, & on-demand presentations from IU Human Resources & IU benefit vendors.

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Professional Development

Tools to help employees keep learning & developing important skills at this time.

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