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What international travel restrictions, including testing and quarantine requirements, should I be aware of?

Please consider the following as you plan your international travel: Airline and international entry testing and quarantine requirements are continually changing at the local, national and international level, and require prior planning. Under current restrictions, for instance, U.S. citizens and non-citizens…

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Why isn’t there a full vaccine mandate for faculty and staff, as there is for students?

While the university doesn’t have a vaccine mandate for faculty and staff, there is a vaccination requirement. Unlike the student vaccination policy, there is no formal exemption process (i.e. religious, disability, or other reasons) for employees who do not…

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Health concerns and desires for more flexibility can cause stress. What are the resources to help deal with the added stress employees and managers may be experiencing?

The global pandemic has posed significant challenges to our families, our personal lives, and our health. Please utilize the benefits and wellness resources available to help support you and your family during this difficult time. If you need additional…

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How will you ensure the safety of staff who have to take public transportation to get to campus?

The Bay Area Healthy Transit Plan provides more information about transit agencies’ COVID-19 response, which is based on guidance and best practices from the California Department of Public Health, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World…

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Why is the university returning non-student facing employees to on-site work in September given the Delta variant?

We are grateful for how our community has responded during the last 18 months of the pandemic. It’s clear with the Delta variant, the pandemic is not past us. Public health conditions are changeable and we will need to continue…

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I have questions about my Stanford work area/workspace, who should I contact?

Each school/unit typically manages its space, equipment and supplies. For questions about your building or workspace, including filter systems, cleaning enhancements or space accommodations, contact your facilities manager or building manager. You may reference the Stanford Facilities Information Management System…

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Do the university surveillance testing requirements apply during travel?

Faculty, staff, postdocs and graduate students are exempt from the university surveillance testing during travel, if such testing is impractical or impossible.  Undergraduate students must follow the program testing requirements during travel. Travelers must adhere to campus access restrictions and…

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