How long will the interim remote work policy be used?

The “Fall 2021 Process for Return to On-Site Work for Staff” developed by the Return to Work Taskforce supports a phased return to a full on-campus environment by fall 2021, under the assumption that health and safety guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pennsylvania Department of Health, and other organizations support such a return. This interim strategy will give staff and supervisors sufficient time to consider longer term workplace adjustments consistent with the new long-term remote work strategy. For both faculty and staff, remote arrangements made for fall 2021 should not be expected to extend automatically beyond the fall and remote arrangements for spring 2022 and beyond will need to be established according to the process outlined in the soon to-be-announced long-term remote work strategy.