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


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

Hula Hoops and Habits

The best kind of habits are those that you organically create and work to maintain. Sean Hesler shares some habits that he's formed since working from home.
New Habits Spelled Out in Letter Blocks

Lessons from Longs Peak

Sometimes it feels like you have a mountain of work to climb and, for some, there is just literally a mountain to climb. Jan Waterhouse shares out her journey in ascending Longs Peak.
Hiking a Trail

Seeing and Change

What is normal? Who knew that the definition would be so difficult to nail down? Finding the good in a challenging situation is what Matsalyn Brown shares today.
A field of orange blooming poppies

I Want to Ride My Bicycle

Freedom is a hot topic nowadays. How you express that freedom varies greatly. Here Cheryl Reardon shares her symbolism for freedom. Can you guess what it is?
Bike on a Bluff
Contact Information

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