Information for UCL staff

Key information, advice and support for UCL staff including FAQs, remote working and education planning support, returning to work on campus and resources for managers.

Visit the Government and NHS websites and download the NHS COVID-19 App for the most up to date information about what to do if you feel unwell and what you can do to avoid spreading the virus.

Remember, you must stay at home, inform your line manager and use the UCL Connect to Protect reporting tool if: you think you may have coronavirus; you have tested positive for the virus; you are waiting for the results of a coronavirus test; you need to self-isolate.

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Get tested twice a week if you don't have symptoms

How UCL is keeping you safe

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Key information and support

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Working on campus

In line with government guidance you must work from home if you can. Campus will remain open and some colleagues will be required to work onsite.

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Keeping safe on campus

Find out about the measures we’re putting in place and what you can do to help keep everyone safe including: face covering policy, social distancing guidelines, getting to and around campus and support for disabled students.

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Testing, reporting and managing potential cases at UCL

Find out what to do if you are unwell, think you mght have coronavirus or need to self-isolate, find out how to get a test at UCL and see our plans for if there is an outbreak of coronavirus at UCL.

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Resources for managers

Documents and resources for managers at UCL, to make sure your staff and your buildings are ready to reopen as safely as possible.

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Coronavirus: HR policies and guidance

Find HR guidance to support you during the outbreak of coronavirus, including reporting sickness leave; pay, benefits

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Education planning

Policy, guidance and support resources for staff preparing to deliver an excellent and distinctive education to all UCL students

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Fieldwork at non-UCL settings

Read the Research Integrity website's framework for starting or resuming fieldwork at non-UCL settings

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Remote working

UCL has a host of ready-made tools to facilitate working away from campus. Read on to find out about the selection of tools, the best way to use these products and how to find out more.

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Remote, not Distant at UCL

This resource contains tools and information to support you and those around you learn how to adapt to working in this new way

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UCL's planning and response

Information on UCL's planning and response during the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

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COVID-19 research at UCL

Information on research and funding opportunities, and on new project submissions

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FAQs for staff

Answers to frequently asked questions about remote working, vaccines, events and travel 

Additional queries

If you have a specific question about your individual circumstances, please speak to your line manager in the first instance.

If you have a more general question, please check that it has not already been answered above or on our coronavirus information hub. If it hasn’t, members of UCL staff can submit a question via our online form or alternatively you can email covidhelpline@ucl.ac.uk. If you would like to speak to someone on the phone, please call our helpline on 0203 108 5699. Lines are open 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.