COVID-19 Response


COVID-19 Resources

The safety and wellbeing of our staff and students is of the utmost importance for us at Associated Students. The following resources are available to help during these tough times.

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA or Act) :

FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT (FFCRA or Act) provides employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19. 

Please note that leave is taken when work is available but the employee cannot work or telework due to COVID-19 reasons listed below.

  1. Emergency Paid Leave 

Eligible Employees Employees are eligible for up to two weeks of fully or partially paid sick leave for COVID-19 related reasons (see below).  A part-time employee is eligible for leave for the number of hours that the employee is normally scheduled to work over that period.
Entitlements: Up to two weeks (80 hours, or a part-time employee’s two-week equivalent) of paid sick leave paid at:

  • 100% for qualifying reasons #1-3 below, up to $511 daily and $5,110 total;
  • 2/3 for qualifying reasons #4 and 6 below, up to $200 daily and $2,000 total
  1.  Expanded Family and Medical Leave

Eligible Employees: Employees who have been employed for at least 30 days prior to their leave request may be eligible for an additional 10 weeks of partially paid expanded family and medical leave for reason #5 below. A part-time employee is eligible for leave for the number of hours that the employee is normally scheduled to work over that period.

Entitlements: For qualifying reason # 5 below, employees may be eligible for up to 10 weeks of paid sick leave paid at 2/3 of pay for up to $200 daily and $12,000 total.

An employee is entitled to take leave related to COVID-19 if the employee is unable to work, including unable to telework, because the employee:

  1. is subject to a Federal, State, or local quarantine or isolation order related to COVID-19;
  1. is caring for his or her child whose school or place of care is closed (or child care provider is unavailable) due to COVID-19 related reasons; or
  1. has been advised by a health care provider to self-quarantine related to COVID-19;
  1. is experiencing any other substantially-similar condition specified by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
  1. is experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and is seeking a medical diagnosis;
  1. is caring for an individual subject to an order described in (1) or self-quarantine as described in (2);


For questions, please contact Maria Waterford at and Leticia Campos at

Employee Assistance Program:

All employees of Associated Students, Inc are eligible for our employee assistance program offered through MetLife. Benefits of the program include the following:

  • Up to 5 Sessions with a licensed clinician per issue, per individual, per calendar year.
  • Consultations for issues relating to civil, consumer, personal and family law, financial matters, business law, real estate, estate planning and more.
  • Financial Services
  • Childcare and Elder care
  • Identity theft recovery services
  • Daily living services

Please call toll-free (888) 319-7819 or visit: ( username: metlifeeap/ password: eap) to access these benefits.​

Student Health and Counseling Services:

In addition to the EAP program for student employees of ASI, students also have access to the Student Health and Counseling Services on campus.

  • Contact Information:

Phone: (916) 278-6461

Patient Portal

Sacramento State:

For questions pertaining to Classes and Campus Operations, as wells as, Health, Safety and Wellness visit:

CSU Chancellor’s Office:

State of California:  Visit the State of California website for daily updates:

Centers for Diseases Control (CDC):  For information on the virus visit:

Employment Development Department (EDD): For information regarding possible benefits from EDD visit:

ASI Human Resources FAQ - Updated April 29, 2020

Note: This page is in the process of being updated, please visit again soon for more information