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What are the testing requirements for incoming or returning graduate or professional school students?

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…

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I am thinking about resuming my commute to Stanford. Are there resources to help me prepare?

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…

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Are there passenger limits on Marguerite buses?

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”…

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When will we learn more about the university’s plan for Stage 3 restart?

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.

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When can I start planning work travel (e.g. for conferences, business meetings, etc.)?

While the university has started its staged restart to campus operations, university business travel, including travel to any Stanford campus will remain suspended until at least September 1, 2020. Learn more about the university’s updated travel policy here.

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Are parking permits required to park at Stanford’s main campus or Stanford Redwood City?

Yes. Parking permit requirements have resumed at Stanford’s main campus and Stanford Redwood City. With some exceptions, mainly for carpools and vanpools, Stanford’s parking program returned to the same system as before the shelter-in-place orders, including rates, enforcement,…

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What is required before I work onsite each day or visit a Stanford facility?

You must be approved to return to a Stanford worksite, even for a brief visit, by your Dean, Provost/Vice Provost or Vice President. Before you return/visit, you’ll be required to: Complete the required 10-minute COVID-19 Hygiene Best Practices training…

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When are face coverings required on main campus in Santa Clara County?

Based on local shelter-in-place orders, face coverings must be worn in all Stanford buildings except residences, where different rules apply: Undergraduate Residential Communities: https://deanofstudents.stanford.edu/sheltering-place-guidance-students-living-undergraduate-communitiesGraduate Housing: https://deanofstudents.stanford.edu/sheltering-place-guidance-students-living-graduate-housing Instances of where it is not appropriate to wear a…

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Is Stanford providing face coverings?

We encourage you to provide your own face covering wherever possible, and many members of our community have already purchased or made them for their use outside of Stanford. As mentioned above, many options are available. The university is working…

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