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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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Who is not required to wear a face covering?

Anyone who is incapacitated or otherwise unable to remove a face covering without assistance;Any worker to the extent wearing a face covering creates a safety hazard at work under established health and safety guidelines; orAnyone who has been advised by…

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Are face coverings required outside?

While working, employees are required to wear face coverings when they are unable to maintain 6 feet of physical distancing, even when working outdoors. For all others, face covering use is strongly encouraged outdoors whenever personal interactions within 6 feet are likely…

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When are face coverings required on campus?

Based on the current language of the county orders, face coverings must be worn in all university buildings except residences, where different rules apply. Additional information will be provided to students over the weekend regarding student residences. We are seeking…

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For students newly admitted to Stanford, what is the status of fall quarter?

All of us at Stanford are looking forward to welcoming Stanford’s newest admitted students to our community. As you know, due to the COVID-19 outbreak Stanford is currently delivering courses online, and most research activities are being conducted remotely. Our…

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