We at NYU are grateful to have a community of administrators and staff who have been willing to adapt to the rapidly changing and genuinely challenging circumstances of the COVID-19 epidemic. It has demanded that we alter the way we conduct our academic and business operations at NYU in an incredibly short period of time. Below is information we hope will help answer some of your questions and aid you in performing your jobs in these exceptional times.


Facilities - All University classrooms, libraries, laboratories, and athletics facilities are closed, as well as most dining and residence halls.

Travel Information - The University prohibits all upcoming, non-essential, University-sponsored travel.

IT Assistance for Remote Working - All administrators and staff deemed non-essential are currently expected to telework. FAQs on teleworking ?

Benefits and Work Life

Coronavirus-Related Benefits Updates - Due to COVID-19 developments, there are temporary changes to some NYU New York benefits for eligible employees. Plan and program changes are emerging and subject to change. Please visit Coronavirus-Related Benefits Updates for more information.

COVID-19 Health Information and Resources - information on how to avoid COVID-19 transmission and what to do if you or someone you live with gets sick.

Work Life Services for Employees - including resources, support groups, and adult caregiving, childcare, and education consultations.

NYU LiveSmart Resources - virtual wellness opportunities to enhance your?personal wellness, financial fitness, and community.

Resources for Self-Care - additional virtual wellness resources, including online yoga and meditation.

Employee Workplace FAQs

This guidance is subject to change or updated guidance provided by the University. For more information on self-quarantine guidance, visit Health Alert & FAQ.

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Employee Health

For more information, visit Health Alert & FAQ.

Time and Leave Policies


For part-time and full-time hourly employees only (non-exempt):

Additional Guidance

I pick up my paycheck in person.? Where do I go if my pick-up site is physically closed?
If necessary, a communication with information will be sent to individuals who pick up their paycheck. Enrollment in direct deposit can be done quickly and securely in?PeopleSync?following these?instructions. If you have questions, please contact PeopleLink at?[email protected]?or 212-992-LINK (5465).

Can I continue to receive IT support during this period?

  • Off and on campus: Contact the IT Service Desk 24/7 at 212-998-3333.
  • For those on campus, every effort will be made to respond to issues with employees’ computers, but we should be flexible with the response time during this period.

How do I stay informed about what’s happening at NYU?
Be sure to stay updated with important NYU updates and notifications.