Return to campus resources available for Penn State employees

October 20, 2020

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa - Penn State employees have access to a variety of online resources to assist them as they return to work on campus during the fall semester. New resources include Back to State training and an accompanying Back to State booklet, both offering information on health and safety procedures that have been established by the University. Employees are also encouraged to continue visiting the websites listed below for additional safety information, work resources and news related to the pandemic’s impact on University protocols and operations.  

Training resources

Back to State training: Designed for all employees, this training module provides an overview of key guidelines in place that focus on the health and safety of all members of the Penn State community. This presentation is located on the University’s Learning Resource Network.

Back to State booklet: This booklet provides additional detail on the health and safety guidelines introduced in the Back to State training module, offering advice on meals in the workplace; how to conduct meetings; physical distancing; and more. All employees are encouraged to review and refer to this booklet after taking the Back to State training.


Coronavirus information: University resource related to all things coronavirus, updated regularly and including a Back to State webpage with information for students, faculty and staff.

Return to work on campus: Resources and information to assist all employees in returning to on-site work.

Keep teaching: Resources for faculty to assist in the delivery of a flexible mix of in-person, remote and online instruction.

Return to research: Guidelines for the Penn State research community, as well as outline of protocols in place during the pandemic.

Environmental Health and Safety (EHS): COVID-19 updates on EHS services.


Last Updated October 20, 2020