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April 24, 2020

A summary of university changes related to COVID-19

Submitted by Communications and Marketing

Essential employees on campus are encouraged to wear a face mask.
Environmental Health and Safety has established a safety training for those individuals who are required to come to campus. In addition, there is a new safety and training website on the COVID-19 update page.

Human Capital Services highlights resources to help employees through hard times.
Employees still coming on campus need to follow Human Capital Services guidelines published on April 20. In addition, resources available through ComPsych, an Employee Assistance Program partner include a COVID-19 Toolkit to share information and resources to assist employees and two webinars for employees.

Enrollment Management remains a top priority.
In a letter to the university on April 20, Karen Goos provides an update about enrollment management at Kansas State University. 

Town Halls connect employees and students with university leaders.
President Richard Myers, Provost Charles Taber and other university leaders participated in a Virtual Town Hall for employees on April 21 and a Virtual Town Hall for students on March 31.

Information Technology Services warns of multiple scams.
Read the IT Blog for several articles about different scams including a convincing scam involving a potentially damaging outcome for failing to comply. Don't be fooled, learn to spot the red flags and the most appropriate next action if it shows up in the email inbox.

KPERS is canceling in-person pre-retirement seminars.
While the in-person seminars are canceled, there are still several online sessions available for those people who are planning to retire.

Details about parking permit refunds were published on April 20.
Faculty and staff parking permits that were purchased through pay-deduction will have the last three payments canceled. Student parking permit refunds will be processed on the student's KSIS account. Read the article for more information.

Online orders for Cats' Cupboard are updated and expanded.
All K-Staters who need non-perishable food items are welcome to place an order with Cats' Cupboard. Read more about the resources still available to the university community.