While the university is committed to offering flexibility, at this time remote work may be granted for a temporary period by school/unit leaders (deans, vice provosts, and vice presidents or an assigned delegate), and should coincide with the current extended…Read full answer about Can I work from my vacation home or another location besides my home while I’m telecommuting? Can I work outside of the United States?
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The university is planning for as normal a fall quarter as possible, with the resumption of on-site classes and expanded research. Over the summer and into fall, certain employees will be needed on-site to support the return of our students…Read full answer about How long will employees work remotely from home?
Remote work could focus on data analysis, manuscript writing, grant writing, literature reviews, or planning future experiments. Group meetings should take social distancing requirements into consideration, and ideally be conducted remotely.Read full answer about What kind of remote research work is appropriate to do?
See University HR policies on telecommuting and information for faculty and researchers. As appropriate, discuss feasibility with your PI, advisor, supervisor or HR.Read full answer about What policies apply to working remotely?
While stipends for ergonomic desks and chairs are not available, you are encouraged to watch a pre-recorded session of the Ergonomics at Home webinar hosted by Environmental Health & Safety, which offers tips and do-it-yourself (DIY) hacks for setting up a…Read full answer about Can employees receive a stipend to purchase an ergonomic desk and chair?
Eligible shelter-in-place teleworkers who have submitted a temporary telecommuting agreement may request a stipend for the duration of the Bay Area’s Order. …Read full answer about How long will I receive the personal cell phone or home internet reimbursement stipends?
Telecommuting employees are not typically eligible for these stipends. However, in light of COVID-19 and the Bay Area’s shelter-in-place order and its recent extension, all employees who are required to perform work from home during the Order (“Shelter-in-Place Teleworkers”) are…Read full answer about Are employees who are required to work from home during shelter-in-place eligible for personal cell phone or home internet service stipends?
Due to the Santa Clara County shelter-in-place order that took effect on March 17, only essential services should be conducted on campus. External business partners should use phone or Zoom video conferencing to conduct business.Read full answer about Should my external business partners still conduct meetings on campus?
Faculty, staff and postdocs must notify Stanford via Health Check. See this page on Health Alerts for more information.Read full answer about What should I do if I test positive for COVID-19, have been exposed to someone who tested positive, or I am experiencing COVID-like symptoms? (Updated 8/27/21)
The following may be eligible to telecommute or work remotely from Stanford facilities: Exempt and non-exempt employees, full- and part-time Employees still in their trial periodContingent (temporary/casual) staffStudent employeesPostdoctoral scholars in the research environment Decisions about who can telecommute should be…Read full answer about Who is eligible for telecommuting?