Leading teams working remotely

Current Status — UPDATED February 11, 2021

To minimize the number of people on our campuses and prevent the spread of COVID-19, all work that can be conducted remotely must continue to be conducted remotely until at least August 31, 2021. The only exceptions are:

One-time and occasional visits to campus can be permitted by supervisors and managers according to the above criteria. See the Approval Processes for Returning to Campus section of the Safety Measures General Directives for more information.

See the latest COVID-19 Information for the U of A Community »

Your role as a leader

Take a look at the best practices for leading your time while working remotely.


Understand home hazard assessment and what to do if an employee is injured.


Make sure faculty and staff have the equipment and supplies they need to work remotely.

Equipment and supplies

Here's what you need to know about lending university equipment, and getting supplies for faculty and staff to use remotely.

Conversation tips for assessing needs of staff working remotely

Here are some ideas that anyone who supervises staff, faculty, or post-docs can use to start a dialogue with their employees.

Contact us

Can't find what you're looking for? Ask us at hrs.covid19@ualberta.ca.