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

Habit Science

Building healthy habits is something each of us aspire to do, but how do you do it? Read here to get fast and actionable tips.
Don't make resolutions build habits, written on a small notebook

Thank You Notes

Saying thank you can mean so much. Sarah Lobb shares out a humorous take on thank you's during this COVID-19 world.
Two small Purple and one white mum lying on a counter with a Thank you label threaded through a white ribbon

Living with Uncertainty

Living with a good amount of uncertainty? Check. Finding the path forward challenging in social distancing? For most of us, check. Replete with helpful tips that are inspirational? We hope, check.
Street Sign with Advice, Tips, Support, Assistance, Guidance, and Help

Feelings and Focus

Not sure how you're feeling? Leaning toward overwhelmed? It's understandable. Read more here for tips to consider your feelings first, but to help each of us achieve focus.
Checkbox next to the words written on a chalkboard: happy, unhappy, not sure

Life Finds A Way

How do the phrases "Next Man In" and "Life Finds a Way" have in common? The tie is in this article as shared by Mike Worthington.
Dinosaur with Forest in Background
Contact Information

Learning and Development

Campus Address
121-51 USB
Mailing Address

121 University Services Building, Suite 51
Iowa City, IA 52242-1911
United States