Staff

About COVID-19 Testing

    • SMU staff and families can receive no-cost, rapid drive-through testing for COVID-19 at Expressway Tower, 6116 North Central Expressway, on the East Campus.
    • The University covers 100% of the cost and no insurance paperwork is needed for those who have SMU health benefits.
    • Telemedicine appointments and drive-through testing may be scheduled for this location Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • The SMU curbside testing site is in addition to existing Virtual Care for Families clinic locations in the DFW area that can provide rapid COVID-19 antigen testing to SMU employees and their dependents. It is available to those who have symptoms or may have been exposed to the virus.
    • To schedule a test, complete an initial telemedicine screening at virtualcarefamilies.com/smu.
    • Based on the screening, an appointment for curbside testing can be scheduled at one of the Urgent Care for Kids clinic locations

    Maintaining a Healthy Campus

    About Face Coverings

      • SMU requires everyone on the SMU campus wear a face covering over the mouth and nose in all public indoor spaces.
      • Staff members are not required to wear a face covering when working in their personal space or office.

      Flexible Work Arrangements

      • Employees who have circumstances that preclude them from working on campus should work with their manager and Vice President/Dean to determine available options to address your circumstances.
      • Flexibility in work arrangements where possible, is encouraged and supported.
      • Telecommuting arrangements may be considered in certain circumstances where Employees are severely limited by childcare resources
      • Employees who are at risk, as deemed by the CDC, should work with their manager and VP/Dean regarding a telecommuting agreement
      • Learn more about SMU’s flexible work arrangement policy

       

      Taking Care of Your Mental Health

        • SMU has an Employee Assistance Program for all full-time and part-time benefits-eligible faculty/staff and their dependents that offers mental health support assistance and resources. Calls to 1-877-704-5696 are answered 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
        • EAP information and services can be accessed online at Magellan Health Services , which includes online counseling.

         

        Online Resources