Information for Faculty

Back to Home

Resources to help you move your course online.

Computer lab

Moving course content and instruction online

Instructional, assessment and grading resources are available by video or with step-by-step instructions.

Planning for Learning Continuity

Close up shot of keyboard and mouse

Online learning resources

Great tools from Information Technology include Virtual Lab to connect you with software required for many classes. Also: Webex video conferencing software, Microsoft Teams, Adobe Creative Cloud.

View Online Student Learning Resources

Quickly prepare to teach at a distance

Provost Mary C. Schutten shared the following blog from Tufts University written by Amy Young, Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Communication, Pacific Lutheran University.

Read "Quickly Preparing to Teach at a Distance"

Flat colored illustration of a calendar

Virtual workshops and events

The Office of Curriculum and Instructional Support offers workshops about tools you can use now.

Register Now

CMU Help Desk

  CMU Help Desk

Interior Photo of Park Library Services

Park Library Services for Spring 2020

The library will assist you virtually with services such as Documents on Demand and Ask-a-Librarian.

Exterior of CMU University Center

HR answers: health and benefit questions

Human Resources has answers to many common questions in an FAQ. If your question is not answered here, contact your supervisor or Human Resources.

Staying healthy at work

Health care coverage

Pay, time off and leave

About essential employees

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act enacted by the Department of Labor, effective April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 provides additional leave options.
Learn More

Faculty and graduate assistants may contact Kendra Huckins in Faculty Personnel Services.


MESSA here for you

CMU faculty and their covered dependents enrolled in the MESSA health plans can meet face-to-face online with a board-certified doctor, psychiatrist or psychologist from home.

Online Visits


Ask a nurse 24/7. Provides answers to questions about symptoms, reliable self-care and when to seek medical treatment.

Interior Photo of Park Library Services

HR-Employment Services

Telecommuting allows employees to continue to work from home and continue meeting the business needs of the university.

Office of Information Technology's Guide to Working Remote

Step-by-step recommendations for setting up your office at home.

View Guide

Video: 5 tips for working from home in the time of COVID-19

Here are five simple ways to make your mental health a priority while you're working from home. Jellyvision is an award-winning SaaS company based in Chicago.

HR answers: telecommuting and alternative work questions

Human Resources has answers to many common questions in an FAQ. If your question is not answered here, contact your supervisor or Faculty Personnel Services.

Telecommuting & Alternative Work FAQ

Need faster Internet?

Some internet providers are running specials responding to the need for high-speed internet service. Note: CMU does not endorse any of these providers.

View Internet Service Providers

CMU Help Desk

  CMU Help Desk

HR-Employment Services

Employee Assistance Program

Encompass, the Employee Assistance Program provider for CMU, has a several options for you: webinars and information, counseling, coaching and more.

Information and Webinars

Access Other Services  

  1. Go to
  2. Click the green "Sign Up" button on the right side of the page.
  3. Enter cmuni as the company code, and follow the instructions to create your secure and confidential personal account.
  4. Click on the "Chat & Video" link for live chat support.
Exterior of CMU Health Three Leaves

Employee Health Services

If you feel physically ill — particularly with fever, cough or difficulty breathing — please call your health care provider immediately, and tell them you think it's possible you have COVID-19.

CMU Health — Three Leaves
2600 Three Leaves Dr.
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

989-774-7585 (Call before visiting)

Visit Website

Virtual Fitness

Keep moving!

Whether is going outside for a walk or taking in some virtual exercise classes, exercise is important for your overall health. Stay fit at home with University Recreation.

Virtual Fitness Classes

We take care of each other

Not sure where to start? Whether you need help or you are concerned for a friend, the CMU Care Team provides confidential assistance.

Find resources for physical and mental health, safety and well-being, food and housing.

Find Help

Concerned about the well-being of a colleague or student? Leave a confidential message at 989-774-2273 or Submit a Care Report.

Interior Photo of Park Library Services

HR-Employment Services

Therapy Assistance Online Logo

Therapy Assistance Online (TAO)

TAO is a free, web-based self-help resource. Use your cmich email to sign up for guided activities to help overcome anxiety, depression and other common concerns.

Sign Up

Virgin Pulse Logo

Virgin Pulse

Virgin Pulse offers virtual fitness classes, stress management tips and more for your wellbeing.

View Website