Employee / Labor Relations

Flexible Work Arrangements

Telecommuting is a work arrangement, either full-time or part-time, whereby eligible university employees are authorized by appropriate management to regularly perform the normal duties and responsibilities of their positions, through the use of computers and other telecommunications, at sites other than their usual place of work.

Things to consider in setting up a telecommuting arrangement are:

This procedure does not apply to situations where employees work at home on an incidental or occasional basis for various reasons (e.g., to complete regular assignments or special projects that require concentration and fewer interruptions). These alternate work site situations can be approved by an employee's department on a case by case basis.

The procedure below applies to Administration and Staff employees. Refer to Office of the Provost Faculty Policies or USF Health Faculty and Academic Affairs, as applicable, for faculty telecommuting procedures.