All staff who can work at home should continue to do so. Only with an explicit request from a supervisor should a staff member return to campus. For more information, review COVID-19 Workplace Guidance.
Flexible Work Arrangements
Yale recognizes that flexible work arrangements (FWA) offer creative approaches to meeting the university’s operational needs while promoting balance between work and personal life for its staff. Depending on the needs of the department, flexible work arrangements may be a beneficial alternative to a traditional work schedule. Staff may experience improved morale, attendance, and productivity while departments may have the opportunity to expand their customer service hours and reduce costs.
With flexible work arrangements, Yale staff members are better able to schedule work around their personal obligations and responsibilities. This can lead to an increased sense of personal control and greater workplace satisfaction. The opportunity to vary commuting schedules to avoid rush-hour traffic or to eliminate the daily commute can alleviate stress for staff. It can also help reduce the cost of driving to and from work. The local New Haven community benefits when there are less people driving to campus, which supports Yale’s commitment to sustainability.
- Guidelines for supervisors
- Guidelines for employees
- Flexible work arrangement (FWA) planning worksheet: “Thinking It Through”
- Quick Tips: Episodic Telecommuting
- Flexible Work Arrangements policy
- Frequently asked questions for employees
- Frequently asked questions for supervisors
- Accessing and connecting to Yale resources and applications from off-campus
- Secure computing at home & while traveling
- Telecommute Connecticut
For more information, contact your HR Generalist to discuss flexible scheduling options. Staff may also contact the Yale Work-Life program manager, Susan Abramson, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 203-432-8069.