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Working Through COVID-19


Our employees' safety and well-being is our campus' top priority. We are committed to being available during this time of uncertainty to support you.

Please email your appropriate OHR staff member and they will respond as quickly as possible. In addition, the HR main line (760) 750-4418 and email account ( will continue to be monitored.

4/17/20: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has enacted the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act and the Emergency Family Medical Leave Expansion Act. The Act is effective April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.

3/25/20: Paid Administrative Leave (CPAL)

UPDATE 4/1/20: Effective immediately, the 128 hours granted to employees on March 23 has been increased to 256 hours. We are pleased to announce that the California State University has granted use of temporary paid administrative leave up to 128 hours effective March 23 through December 31, 2020 for CSU (state) employees who are unable to work due to COVID-19.

3/18/20: Temporary Telecommuting Agreement

CSUSM is encouraging temporary telecommuting where management has determined it is appropriate and possible. A Temporary Telecommuting Agreement form must be completed to ensure that all policies and procedures are followed. 


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