Essential Personnel

Per USF System Policy 6-037, in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the campus community and to continue critical operations, certain designated employees will need to report to work during an emergency event.

Additional information regarding the essential personnel program is available below:

Employees whose position is identified as Essential Personnel must complete the Essential Personnel Acknowledgement form and complete appropriate training courses.

The Essential Personnel Acknowledgement form must be signed by the employee, the employee’s supervisor, and the department head, and must be filed with the Division of Human Resources.

At a minimum, the following Federal Emergency Management Agency and/or internal USF training courses, or their equivalents, are required to be taken by all Essential Personnel. Completed certificates must be submitted to USF Emergency Management by e-mailing them to .  Additional information may be found in USF Policy 6-037.

Essential Personnel - Supervisors

Essential Personnel - Non-supervisors

Training will be rolled-out in a phased approach, with Supervisor Training being offered first. Please contact us for additional information.