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 telework from home?
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At this time, no researcher should be physically present in campus laboratories or research spaces except to conduct approved Essential Research Functions, defined as:maintenance required to preserve laboratory viability; certain clinical research per SOM Guidance for Clinical Trials and Clinical…Read full answer about What research is considered critical during the “shelter in place”?
The Department of Comparative Medicine, which oversees the Veterinary Service Center, has continuity plans in place to continue to provide routine care (food, water, sanitation, health checks) and routine veterinary care. The VSC is currently well stocked on essential items…Read full answer about How will animal care proceed during “shelter in place”?
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?
Schools, child care center operations, and families who are in need of care continue to be significantly impacted by the pandemic. To help families navigate this challenging time, the WorkLife Office offers Family Resources, including additional child care…Read full answer about What resources are available for those trying to balance work responsibilities with caregiving responsibilities, such as providing childcare while schools are closed or offering remote learning?
Stanford on-site child care center operations have been significantly curtailed due to COVID-19 public health guidance. We have five centers operating at reduced capacity and starting September 2021, will reopen Stanford West Children’s Center as our sixth. Learn more about…Read full answer about Are any of the on-site child care centers open?
The Welcome Center is held virtually each Monday morning. The Welcome Center website has been updated to help new hires understand the live sessions available, actions they need to take, and to provide them with an onboarding checklist.Read full answer about How are newly-hired employees being oriented?
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?
Stanford University Occupational Health Center must provide clearance for an employee’s return to work when cleared by their physician. If you are sick, please stay home and use COVID Flex Hours and/or sick leave. If you are required…Read full answer about If I test positive for COVID-19, or may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, what steps do I need to take before coming back to work?