Return to Campus Manager Toolkit

Support your team as they transition back onto campus and lead in an on-site or hybrid scenario.

Re-Entry to the Workplace for Leaders

As you and your employees return to the workplace, are you prepared to meet them where they are and lead them through the change? Learn to understand and empathize with the concerns and fears of returning employees while embracing opportunity.

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 Team 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.

Leveraging Virtual and Hybrid Teams for Improved Effectiveness

Teams - whether fully virtual or hybrid (remote and on location) are being reinvented—and the good news is physical distance doesn't mean lower performance. In this course, best-selling author, Keith Ferrazzi, shares his hard-won knowledge with you, spelling out how to develop agile and resilient virtual teams that genuinely care about each other's success.

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.

Set Up a Meeting Room with Zoom Web Conferencing

Find answers to common questions on the Cal Poly ITS Knowledge Base. Equip a conference room to support Zoom video conferencing, allowing multiple individuals to meet in person and connect with online participants.

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.


How to Reboard Your Employees After COVID-19

No matter what the future of your workplace looks like, our “new normal” is shifting once again. Watch this video to discover what leaders need to know about reboarding employees to transition back to campus successfully.

Planning for your hybrid organization

Chances are that some type of hybrid work model is in your future—but what will it look like and how will you get there? In this course, instructor Kevin Eikenberry outlines six different hybrid work models and shows you how to determine which type of remote work model will be best for you.

Reinventing work in the new normal

There's no set instruction manual on how to navigate our complicated new normal. In this course, join LinkedIn Learning instructors as they address these critical issues and provide strategies and real-life current examples that can help you adapt to the new world of work.

CSU Managers: Transitioning to Remote Work During COVID-19

This course walks managers through the essentials of transitioning to remote work, explaining how to adjust and more importantly, how to thrive in this new world of virtual work - as both a manager and an employee!


Prioritizing The Wellbeing of Your Workforce in a Hybrid Workplace

As workplaces adopt a hybrid model, in which they combine remote and onsite working, employers again need to face the challenge of how to care for the mental health and wellbeing of their workforce – this time in a hybrid model.

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.