The university has established COVID-19 testing requirements for graduate and professional school students. The requirements apply to 1) new graduate and professional students living on-campus or in off-campus subsidized housing and 2) to graduate and professional students returning to on-campus…Read full answer about What are the testing requirements for incoming or returning graduate or professional school students?
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We recognize returning to the workplace may be a concern for some employees. The health and safety of our community is our top priority. In following guidance from Santa Clara County Public Health, the university is implementing new protocols and…Read full answer about If I am directed to report to work on-site after pay continuation ends, but I am not comfortable doing so due to health concerns, what are my options?
We recognize that employees may need continued flexibility and assistance after pay continuation ends on August 31. To support employees during this period of uncertainty, the university has created new interim policies, effective September 1 through December 21, 2020.Read full answer about What will happen after pay continuation ends, and I am unable to fully work due to child care responsibilities at home or other factors?
Your commute options are likely to be determined by several factors, including transit operations and schedules, individual levels of comfort, and assessment of the time, cost, perceived safety, and access to different modes. While Stanford Transportation is providing general information…Read full answer about I am thinking about resuming my commute to Stanford. Are there resources to help me prepare?
Yes. Passenger limits were implemented on April 20 to protect the health and well-being of riders and drivers, follow physical distancing guidelines, and avoid overcrowding. When a bus reaches capacity, head signs will be switched to read “Bus Full”…Read full answer about Are there passenger limits on Marguerite buses?
Some Stanford commuters have expressed concern about whether or not Caltrain will continue to operate given the financial challenges caused by ridership decreases due to COVID-19. Stanford Transportation has developed a Caltrain Updates: COVID-19 page to help provide context…Read full answer about I have read that financial challenges may affect the future of Caltrain’s service. What is happening?
While we cannot predict with certainty, if the pandemic continues to worsen or if plans change for the fall academic quarter, there could be additional impacts on our operations and revenue streams. These impacts could lead to additional permanent or…Read full answer about What will happen if we can’t bring students back or have fall quarter as planned?
Stanford is currently in Stage 2 of the restart process. Only essential workers, authorized researchers and laboratory support personnel and those with permission to be on campus to prepare the campus for restart should be on campus at this time.Read full answer about When will we learn more about the university’s plan for Stage 3 restart?
After much consideration and careful planning, this year’s budgetary challenges have unfortunately resulted in 208 permanent layoffs. They have also required 30 temporary layoffs (furloughs). Units across the university were able to avoid even greater workforce reductions by permanently eliminating…Read full answer about How many positions were eliminated?
While we cannot predict with certainty, if the pandemic continues to worsen or if plans change for the fall academic quarter, there could be additional impacts on our operations and revenue streams. These impacts could lead to additional permanent or…Read full answer about Will there be additional staff reductions?