Return to Campus Employee Toolkit

Whether transitioning back onto campus in a full-time or hybrid scenario, ensure you have the skills needed to succeed in navigating this transition.

Re-Entry to the Workplace for Employees

Human Resources has partnered with LifeMatters to provide sessions about navigating the thoughts and tensions involved with returning to working on campus. Learn practical strategies for managing emotions and preparing for re-entry.

Return to Workplace Collection

A collection of resources to support your transition back to working on campus whether it's full time or hybrid.

Hybrid Teams Learning Bundle

Learn and review tools to lead a hybrid team, contribute as a hybrid team member, have a meeting that works for everyone and stay visible while some are on campus and some are working from home.

Health & Safety

Roadmap for a Healthy Campus

The efforts of our campus and our Central Coast community have been crucial in limiting the spread of COVID-19 locally, but it is clear the pandemic isn't over. This website provides the most updated information on campus health and safety guidelines.

Return to Campus Protocols for COVID-19

Cal Poly’s policies and protocols for responding to the COVID-19 pandemic are rooted in the California’s Roadmap to Resilience and in maintaining the safety of our students, employees and community.

Coronavirus Information

Visit this official Cal Poly coronavirus website often for critical updates and advisories.

COVID-19 Reporting Form for Cal Poly Faculty and Staff

To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the university provides support and resources to faculty and staff, the university requests that employees (or a designee) who have tested positive or are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and have been on campus in the past 14 days complete the confidential COVID-19 Online Reporting Form or call Human Resources at ext. 6-2236 to report.

EHS Covid Prevention Plan

This COVID Prevention Plan is designed to control exposures to the SARS-CoV-2 virus that may occur in our workplace and fulfil requirements of Cal-OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19, CCR, Title 8, section 3205.

Productivity & Meetings

ITS Return to Campus Tech Tips

Follow these tech tips for a smooth transition back to teaching and working on campus.

Enhance Productivity in a Hybrid Work Environment

In this course, productivity author and Emmy-winning producer Paula Rizzo shows you how to revamp your productivity style to help you stay on task when switching between locations.

Can You Hear Me? How to Connect with People in a Virtual World

In this CSU’s Got Talent recorded webinar, Dr. Nick Morgan's research reveals five major problems with the virtual world and the way we communicate in it - and dozens of common-sense ways to make that communication better.

Leading Virtual Meetings

Leading virtual meetings is a critical competency for leaders who manage a remote or blended team. Join leadership and management expert Kevin Eikenberry as he identifies the challenges to holding a productive meeting online, and shares tactics for making these meetings successful.

Working Virtually (Team Members) Learning Bundle

Learn and review tools to contribute as a virtual team member, work ergonomically, manage stress and stay balanced while working from home.


Wellbeing Toolkit

Workplace wellbeing relates to all aspects of working life; from the quality and safety of the physical environment, to how workers feel about their work and working environment. This toolkit includes resources across six areas of wellbeing: Community, Financial, Physical, Social, Emotional, and Career.

Upcoming Benefit Events

Take a glance at the upcoming Benefits Events Webpage to keep up to date on their latest offerings, including workshops offered by Employee Assistance Program, CalPERS, and the CSU Student Success Network.

LifeMatters Employee Assistance Program

Empathia LifeMatters Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides Cal Poly faculty and staff (and their household members) with a breadth of support on personal and workplace challenges. (company password: calpoly)

Tips for Weathering Times of Transition in the Workplace

While we have already seen such unprecedented change, many workplaces are continuing to experience a new wave of change as they re-populate. Check out these tips by Kaycee Crisp for weathering times of transitions in the workplace with grace.

Campus Navigation

Cal Poly Parking Map

View a PDF map with information on various parking zones on campus

Cal Poly Mobile App

The Cal Poly Mobile App conveniently connects students, faulty and staff to campus information and resources. Helpful features include a campus map, campus safety resources, and the ability to register for fitness classes at the Cal Poly Recreation Center.

Campus Dining

Campus community members will be greeted with numerous new and improved dining experiences. For more information about what’s new, Campus Dining has created a flyer.