Bi-weekly COVID-19 Update - April 7, 2020

Published Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 3:51pm

Employee Update

April 7, 2020

Meeting Reminder

Tonight’s Governing Board meeting will be conducted entirely remotely. All are welcome to call in and listen to the meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m.

  • To join the meeting, simply dial 1(408) 418-9388.
  • When prompted, enter the following meeting access code: 966 017 895 # #

View the Current Agenda here >

Updates from our System


As a notice for our external community, employees are encouraged to add the following statement to their email signature:

The Maricopa Community Colleges are now operating fully remotely. We hope you are safe and healthy during this time.

See guidance on Out of Office messages here >

Webex Webinar Series

This week’s webinars include sessions on Webex meetings, training, and collaboration.

4/7: Using Webex Meeting for Collaborative Experiences >

4/8: Navigating the Webex Training Environment >

4/9: Using Webex Training Environment to Facilitate Breakout Groups >

See the full week’s event calendar here >

Apprenticeship Training Program

MCCCD employees are invited to apply for the Apprenticeship Training Program from now until April 24.

HR will hold the following information sessions:

  • Tuesday, April 14 from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 16 from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Learn more about the program here >

We are all in this together

As we navigate this new world, we would like to hear from you. Send us pictures of your new normal for a chance to be featured in a forthcoming newsletter communication.

Share your images with us here >

Listen to Dr. Gonzales’s previous message here >

From the Colleges

During these unprecedented times, our colleges continue to find innovative ways to support the communities we serve.

Walk the Mesa Mile with MCC Interim President, Dr. Lori Berquam >

PC Provides Critical Donations for Personal Protection Equipment >

Public WiFi Safety Tips

We have compiled a number of tips and resources to help keep your personal information safe while using a public WiFi network.

Read the safety tips and find additional resources here >

Local and National Resources

Arizona Department of Health Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maricopa County Public Health

Arizona Together

HR COVID-19 Policies and Procedures

Donating Compassionate Leave Reference Guide >

Compassionate Leave Related to COVID-19 Policy >

Advance Sick Leave for COVID-19 Pandemic Policy >

Emergency Paid Sick Leave SOP >

Leave Options under COVID-19 Chart >

Emergency Paid Sick Leave due to COVID-19 Policy >