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
The District’s employee assistance provider Claremont EAP has established a COVID-19 Resource Center with links to global news sources as well as materials from Claremont EAP.EAP Benefits Summary →
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.
Human Resources Latest News
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
Other resources may be useful. There are additional tutorials that may help in answering frequently asked questions about tools and resources.
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.