Working, Learning, and Leading Remotely

Campus Coronavirus Updates

Visit the University of Iowa coronavirus website for the latest information about COVID-19 and the university’s response.

As the university and the world confront COVID-19, many of us are suddenly working from home. This page offers resources for getting started and engaging in meaningful work, including professional development.
Ideas for staying to connected to teammates while working together from a distance.

Check these related resources, too:

General Tips

Establishing a routine and creating a remote workspace

Communication Routines

Connecting and coordinating work from a distance

Working Remotely Blog

University of Iowa employees offer advice and support for working from home.

Optimizing Technology

Making sure you have what you need to perform your work and stay in touch

At-Home Ergonomics

Improving comfort, boosting efficiency, and preventing injury

Self-Care

Maintaining work-life balance and personal health and well-being

Professional Development

Creating an individual development plan and pursuing training

Online Learning

Guide to online learning resources available to UI employees

Remote Working Survey Results

April 2020 remote-work feedback from faculty and staff

Supervision and Engagement

Managing remote teams, including using stay interviews to build engagement

Working Remotely Blog

Give Me a Break(room)

Where do you congregate when in the office? For some it's the break room. What can we do to mimic the camaraderie gained from those office gatherings? Here's one suggestion.
Cookies on a Ceramic Plate

Physically Distant…Socially Close

Keeping your distance doesn't mean that you lose all bonds that you have with your co-workers. Challenging the use of the term social distancing, Sean Hesler explains how, even during these times, it is possible to build stronger and closer relationships.
Social Distancing Sign

I Think I Need a Snack

Routines are commonplace in all facets of life. Perhaps none more prevalent than in when, how, and what we eat. If your workplace changes, so do your eating habits. Here are some thoughts on how to manage your diet when working remotely.
Healthy Lifestyle Traffic Sign
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