COVID-19 HR Information

University COVID-19 Response Information

View the latest information on the university's response to the COVID-19 situation.

Pivot to Fall HR Office Guidelines:

For on-campus appointments with Human Resources during this time, please make sure to adhere to the following guidelines in order to maintain proper social distancing:

  • Follow the instructions provided prior to your appointment for completion of online forms and documents required for your visit.
  • Arrive at your scheduled time and call the phone number provided when your appointment was scheduled.  Someone will meet you at the door to let you in.  If you do not have a phone number please call our main line at 502-852-6258 for assistance.
  • Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer prior to entry into the building.
  • Wear a mask and remain six feet apart from others.

Please note: At this time the main entrance is not accessible.  Please use the side entrance with signage for “Get Health Now”.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

View Frequently Asked Questions (Regarding Furloughs, Pay Reductions and other Financial Challenge Mitigation Strategies) (updated 6/9/2020)

Pending Unemployment Questions (Updated 7/2/2020)

Staying Connected During COVID-19

COVID-19 can take a toll on us emotionally, physically and mentally. Stay connected with other university employees by attending our Learning Cafés! For the class list and more click HERE.

You can also view previous workshops and learning opportunities by clicking here.

HR Related COVID-19 Response Documents

Temporary Leave Guidelines(updated 6/8/2020)

Temporary Telecommuting Guidelines for Employees (updated 6/25/2020)

Employee Guidelines: Emergency Paid Sick Leave and FMLA Expansion  (updated 5/27/2020)

Supervisor and Timekeeper Guidelines: Emergency Paid Sick Leave and FMLA Expansion(updated 5/27/2020)

Emergency Paid Sick Leave and FMLA Expansion Request Form (updated 04/03/2020)

Federal Stimulus Package Overview  (updated 4/3/2020)

Federal Stimulus Package FAQs(updated 4/3/2020)

CARES Act Retirement Summary

Additional Resources

HRtalks Online Training Video: Temporary Leave Guidelines

Emergency Resources and Financial Assistance

COVID-19 Related Healthcare Changes (updated 5/26/2020)

COVID-19 Leave Adjustment Information (updated 4/20/2020)

Connecting with Providers During COVID-19 (updated 6/3/2020)

UofL Employee Assistance Program & Confidential Counseling  (added 6/5/2020)

Top Five Ways to Reduce Stress During COVID-19(added 6/9/2020)

Talking to Your Child About Traumatic Events

Coping with Traumatic Events


How to contact HR through July 20th

As recommended by the university, HR staff will be working remotely until July 20th. Therefore, the physical office on campus will be closed. However, our staff are working diligently to assist you with any questions you may have during this time. Please see the contact information below.

 Via Email

The recommended way to reach our staff during this time is via email. Please reach out to the following accounts for questions about:

Benefits (view benefits counselors):

Leave (including FMLA questions):

Employee Relations:

Retirement 403(b) and 457(b) Plans:

Compensation Questions:

Employment Services:

Employee Development and Success:

Any other HR related questions:

 Via Phone

You can reach out to us via phone, by calling (502) 852-6258. Please leave a voicemail and an HR staff member will return your call as soon as possible. Please note that a return call may appear as "No Caller ID" or be with an area code that is not the local 502. Our business hours remain the same, Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.

Staff members will be monitoring their individual voicemail boxes as well.