Call our telephone hotline to ask your questions about District operations during the COVID-19 crisis.
Working During COVID-19
SMCCCD Human Resources has gathered information you may need during this time of new challenges.
Do you need to take leave during the COVID-19 crisis? The U.S. Department of Labor has updated Emergency Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).
Employee Rights under FFCRA
Paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave under the families first coronavirus response act.
Emergency Paid Sick Leave Form
If you cannot work (or work remotely) due to a COVID-19-related reason, please complete this form.
Extended Family & Medical Leave Form
If you cannot work (or work remotely) because you are caring for a child whose school or place of care is closed (or childcare provider is unavailable) due to a COVID-19 related reason, please complete this form.
SMCCCD Leave of Absence Policy (not COVID-19 related)
Mental Health Resources
Webinars & Wellness Videos
Learn strategies for staying calm and focused, how to plan an estate, facts about COVID-19, and how to stay healthy at home.
This e-book lists 101 ideas for occupying restless families during the shelter in place order. You might find a few new ideas here! Download the e-book (1.7MB)
The District’s goal is to ensure that all essential District operations are maintained during COVID-19 with most employees working remotely and a limited number on-site. Realizing that under these new operating parameters employees working remotely will have questions and needs regarding their new remote worksites, the District has prepared these guidelines. Download this document as […]
To All SMCCCD Employees: San Mateo County Health has ordered employers, including the San Mateo County Community College District, to distribute formal social distancing protocols to all employees. These protocols apply to any employee on District property, including the three college campuses and the District Office. This applies to all District employees currently required to […]
Accessing Your Work Remotely
The following tools and resources may be helpful as we transition to remote work:
Host online meetings using Zoom, a video conferencing tool that works on computers, smart phones or tablets.
Use Office365 to access your email online.
Request a Laptop
Please ask your Dean, Director, or VP to submit a request if you need a laptop to work from home.
Forward your phone
Contact the ITS Helpcenter to have your office phone line manually forwarded to your cell phone.
Get additional information on accessing voicemail.
You can share files and collaborate using tools like Dropbox.
Working remotely can be challenging – the resources below can help with the transition as we work together to continue the operations of the district and ensure continuity for students.
Tutorials and Support
ITS Support Hours (Zoom)
Our Web Services team are here to assist you get up and running with working from home. We can answer questions about Zoom and Formstack. To get 1-on-1 help, please book an appointment with a member of the ITS Team.
What else do I need to know?
Below are online resources being used across the District to keep people informed and enable the transition to online learning and remote work.