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Stanford update for Friday evening, March 20

Categories: Academics, Campus, Finance, Help & support

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Updates from the university for Friday, March 20:

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT: At the end of an extraordinary week, President Marc Tessier-Lavigne shares thoughts with the university community on COVID-19 and the Stanford community’s response.

CLARIFICATION ON END OF SPRING QUARTER: Spring quarter ends June 10, not June 11, as some materials stated yesterday. We apologize for the error and have corrected references to this on the Health Alerts website.

STUDENT FINANCIAL SUPPORT: Stanford continues to be committed to helping students navigate the financial challenges that may come with the disruptions they are experiencing during this period of change. An update on resources is available is here.

CAMPUS CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: Provost Drell and Vice President Robert Reidy provide an update on campus construction, including specific high-priority projects that will continue while the shelter-in-place order is in effect.

MOVING OFFICE EQUIPMENT: With the shelter-in-place order, many staff members have started telecommuting. In response to questions about coming into the office to retrieve equipment to facilitate working at home, Stanford has created guidelines for staff regarding the temporary movement of office equipment. Read these on the Work Anywhere website

COVID-19 TESTING SUPPLIES: Donations of supplies from departments and labs at Stanford are welcomed to support Stanford Health Care’s COVID-19 testing.

R&DE HOURS: For the latest on dining offerings for those who are on campus, Residential & Dining Enterprises has a website with hours and locations.

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