Public Health requirements issued by the State of California call for colleges and universities to “limit, to the greatest extent permitted by law, external community members from entering the site (campus grounds) and using campus resources, as the number…Read full answer about What are campus zones and how do they affect members of the Stanford community?
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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, but I am not comfortable doing so due to health concerns, what are my options?
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?
Employees who are required to quarantine due to personal travel may use vacation/PTO/floating holiday or may take an unpaid leave of absence. For information about the university’s travel guidance, visit Health Alerts. If you are required to self-isolate because…Read full answer about If the university, the County or a healthcare provider requires me to quarantine following personal travel, what options do I have?
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,…Read full answer about Are parking permits required to park at Stanford’s main campus or Stanford Redwood City?
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…Read full answer about When are face coverings required on main campus in Santa Clara County?
Graduate housing FAQs can be found on the R&DE website.Read full answer about I am a graduate student who is already away from campus, and now I want to break my Stanford housing contract. What will happen to my things that I left?
Currently, all buildings are locked 24/7, and you will be required to use your University or Stanford Medicine lD to enter your building.You should not come to your campus workspace unless you have explicit permission from your School leadership and,…Read full answer about Will I continue to have access to my research building?
Stanford remains OPEN for research and researchers. We intend to keep research and research support services functioning as normally as possible, including labs, core facilities, and service centers.Read full answer about Are laboratory access or support services curtailed now?
If a COVID-19 infection is discovered, the University will send special cleaning crews. To assist those crews, please tidy up laboratory spaces and inventory now, and, as always, label dangerous reagents and sensitive instrumentation that services staff should avoid. If…Read full answer about Who will clean the lab if a COVID-19 infection is discovered?