- Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
- UMBC’s Sexual Misconduct, Sexual Harassment, and Gender Discrimination Policy
- COVID-19 Faculty Support Policy: Plans will be developed during the Fall semester and implemented in Spring 2021.
- UMBCWorks: Faculty/staff can advertise caregiving needs to UMBC students.
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Work-life specialists can research and provide referrals and customized resources for childcare and eldercare.
- EAP Coronavirus Resources
- myUMBC Moms and Parents Group
- Office of Equity and Inclusion Resources for Pregnancy and Parenting
- Women’s Center Caregiver Resource page (coming soon)
- Mental Health Resources: EAP Confidential Counseling Resources for Employees, including free short-term counseling services for employees and their dependents. Counseling Center Resources for Students, including free online counseling appointments and after-hours support for students in crisis.
- Invite faculty and staff of all genders who have caregiving responsibilities to meet individually with you to discuss ways in which their workload might be reduced or redistributed within existing University policies.
- Review how you might reduce the frequency and duration of, and increase the effectiveness of, department, committee, and staff meetings.
- Identify non-essential work, including periodic and other types of reports, that could be discontinued or deferred.
- Talk about how you will work with employees to develop backup support plans for all responsibilities in case of illness or urgent caregiving challenges.
President Freeman Hrabowski
Provost Philip Rous
Faculty Senate President Orianne Smith
Non-Exempt Staff Senate President Melody Wright
Professional Staff Senate President Bobby Lubaszewski