ASI Operational Updates in Response to COVID-19

Updated 6/16/21 - This will be updated frequently as more info becomes available 

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As a result of the rapidly evolving coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic, ASI has made changes to programs and services in accordance with campus policies and procedures.

Student health and safety are a top priority and we are adapting to new practices and hours until further notice. For more information regarding how COVID-19 impacts your life as a student at Sacramento State, please visit the Coronavirus Information for Students page on the Student Affairs website. 

A message from your ASI Board of Directors can be found here

The ASI Children’s Center is now enrolling for FALL 2021! The ASI Children’s Center is currently serving families and will be expanding their services. The Center has additional State Funds for student families who qualify for state subsidies. Guests and/or visitors are allowed in the facility by appointment only. 

ASI Peak Adventures Bike Shop and outdoor gear rental counter are open. Rafting trips are being offered this summer beginning June 19th.  In person outdoor trips and Challenge Center programs will be offered in the beginning of August.

The Sac State Aquatic Center is open for Equipment Rentals, by appointment/reservation.  Please visit the Sacramento State Aquatic Center website for more information. 

The ASI Food Pantry remains open limited days and hours offering food and basic necessities, at no cost, to current Sac State students with a valid Student ID number. Students can visit one time per week.

KSSU Radio continues to stream 24/7 at www.kssu.com. The KSSU studio in the University Union is closed to visitors until further notice. For current information about in-person DJ & PA services please contact us.

Safe Rides will temporarily expand to allow students to claim reimbursements from anywhere in the United States with expanded operational hours to 24 hours/day, 7 days/week while classes are in session. 

The ASI Business Office is currently open M-F from 8am to 5pm. The ASI Business Office will not offer check pick up services, all checks will continue to be mailed. 

The ASI Student Shop is open M-F from 9am to 4:30pm. Visit our Student Shop on the 3rd Floor of the University Union, or purchase your cap and gown online here. For honor cord eligibility please email jeanrubysanchez@csus.edu. 

ASI Student Government  meetings will take place on video Zoom with an additional phone-only option.  Currently seeking student representation for ASI Internal and University committees. Interested students should submit a committee interest form. You may reach out to any of our ASI Board members by going to our board of directors page for more information.  

ASI Employee Resources

COVID-19 Resources
The safety and well-being of our staff and students is of utmost importance for us at Associated Students. The following resources are available to help during these tough times. 

2021 COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPL) Effective from March 19, 2021 until September 30, 2021.

The COVID Supplemental Paid Sick Leave provides and additional 80 hours of COVID-related paid leave in addition to the 2020 COVID leave pay under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act which ended on March 31, 2021.  Also, as the name implies Supplemental Paid Sick Leave (SPSL) is in addition to existing paid sick leave requirements; therefore, employees cannot be required to use other paid/unpaid leave first or in lieu of SPSL.  For more information visit our HR page. 

ASI benefited employees have access to the MetLife Employee Assistance Program which offers support and resources for a variety of life needs including complimentary counseling sessions, phone, and online resources, e-learning opportunities, and free legal and financial consultation. For more information visit our HR page.