IT Services has compiled a set of resources for employees describing how to access essential services while working remotely at griff.vn/remote. Many of the services require the installation and usage of a VPN (Virtual Private Network) client on the remote computer. Instructions may be found on the website. At this time, all employees have been authorized to use the VPN service. It is the employee's obligation to ensure that antivirus/antimalware software is properly installed and up-to-date on any personal technology assets used for remote work purposes. Use of the VPN connects your remote computer to the Missouri Western network, and [...]
The electronic absence report is now live. Employees who need to complete an absence report will find the absence report in the same location as always: https://intranet.missouriwestern.edu/faculty-staff/forms/ The steps for completing the electronic report are as follows: Employee completes and submits electronically. Supervisor gets an email to approve. Supervisor clicks link in their email. Supervisor approves and submits. Absence reports goes to Nicki.
Missouri Western takes the health, welfare, and safety of our community very seriously. As announced on Friday, we are joining widespread efforts to protect our employees against the spread of the COVID-19 virus by reducing the number of employees who are physically on campus through a combination of limiting on-campus operations, remote working, relaxed paid leave opportunities and the like. By now, all staff should have had a conversation with their supervisor about their on-campus presence. If you have not, please speak with your supervisor. As the current situation continues to evolve and we receive direction from local and state [...]
Due to the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 outbreak, we have updated our work/leave policies and provided remote work guidelines for departments and supervisors. Please review these documents, located on the HR webpage. COVID-19 Work/Leave Policies COVID-19: Remote Work Guidelines for Departments & Supervisors
Dear Colleagues: Thank you for your patience and flexibility as we continue to respond to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation. We are facing unprecedented challenges as this pandemic disrupts almost every aspect of our lives. At the same time, we are encouraged by the efforts, understanding, and responsiveness of our campus community. In an effort to comply with recommendations from the CDC and local officials, we have been practicing social distancing, limiting hours of certain operations, taking extra steps to disinfect our campus, and implementing flexible alternate modes of educational delivery. In addition, we plan on joining efforts nationwide to [...]
Event Guidelines The City of St. Joseph has prohibited large events and gatherings for at least eight weeks, joining nationwide efforts to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. In compliance with this order, Missouri Western has suspended events and gatherings through at least May 15. We also strongly discourage any non-essential meetings or events on or off campus. Meetings or events of any size should be reconsidered, and remote collaboration tools should be used instead. If you shift to a virtual event format, please be sure to let Marketing & Communications know, so they can post details about how your [...]