COVID-19: See our Phoenix Forward page

Employee Workplace Expectations

Employee protection and safety are critical, and measures must be taken to ensure the faculty, staff, students, and campus community have appropriate protective controls, plans, supplies, and guidance to safely work on campus.

To ensure faculty, staff, and students have access to the same basic information, prior to the return to work all employees should review the Phoenix Forward website.


Communication schedules will be developed so that employees are kept updated on any new actions, decisions or changes in procedures related to managing our campuses and reducing exposures throughout the COVID-19 event. Frequent communications should inform the workforce of actions being taken to prevent COVID-19 exposure through routine meetings, postings (including electronic postings), HR Connect, Covid Update emails and 

Employee Compliance with Face Covering Requirements

Consistent with Chancellor Directive on Face Coverings the Chancellor has required that all individuals present on any UW-Green Bay Campus use a face covering as prescribed below. 

All employees are required to adhere to the above stated masking requirements under the following provisions within the UW-Green Bay Workplace Conduct Policy:

Promote a Culture of Compliance

The UW System is committed to meeting legal requirements and to fostering ethical and lawful conduct. Expectations for UW System employees include:
  • Learn and follow all applicable laws, regulations and UW System policies and procedures.
  • Protect the security, integrity and confidentiality of university information and records where appropriate and required by law.
  • Be proactive to prevent and detect any compliance violations.

Proper Personal Conduct

UW-Green Bay employees are expected to comply with the following forms of conduct established to assist the University in attaining its objectives in an orderly and efficient manner.

Symptom Monitoring

Employees must not report to work if they have any COVID-19 symptoms. These employees should contact their supervisor and stay home.  Additional information about what to do if you are experiencing symptoms can be found on the Reporting Faculty & Staff webpage.

Employee Considerations

Employees should be given the following instructions for protecting their health and reducing transmission:
  • Avoid office gatherings, break rooms and unnecessary visitors in the workplace.
  • Stay home (or leave the workplace) and notify the supervisor if symptoms develop.
  • Wear masks or face coverings in all public spaces and spaces used by multiple people.
  • Know where to find local information on COVID-19 and local trends of COVID-19 cases.