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Childcare Concerns

The following information is provided to guide supervisors and department heads as they consider preparing a Return to On-Campus Work application. For the fall 2020 semester, employees will continue to work remotely unless a departmental-specific plan is approved.

Some employees returning to on-campus work may be working parents and guardians facing childcare concerns and challenges. Supervisors/department heads must make every effort to be supportive and as reasonably flexible as possible in accommodating the needs of these employees. Supportive measures may include the following:

Regardless of the approach, supervisors/department heads are asked to ensure the lines of communication are always open and consistent.

Employees or supervisors with questions may reach out to Human Resources at covid19hrresponseteam@umbc.edu.