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covid-19 and restart

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with covid-19 stage 2 research personnel returned to work and fall quarter underway, our first priority is the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff. find safety protocols below.

follow these steps for limited stage 2 work return

be sure to review the five steps below to submit requests for access (step 3) and schedule your time (step 4). don’t forget: check out cardinal recovery, do the one-time training, schedule your time, and do your daily health check! questions? contact katie dunn at if you have questions about lab access. work in y2e2? visit here.

step 2 | do the one-time training

do the one-time, 10-minute stanford hygiene best practices training in stars which covers hand-washing, face coverings use, and social distancing protocols.

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step 3 | request lab or office access approval

only faculty can submit requests for lab access for themselves or members of their research group. everyone can submit requests for office access for themselves.

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step 4 | schedule your time 24 hours ahead

only when approved, schedule your time in an office here or in a lab here at least 24 hours in advance so building density can be managed. schedules in shared offices may need to be staggered.  

step 5 | complete the daily health check

take your temperature and complete the daily health check each day you plan to work in our buildings. the health check should be done before coming to campus.

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travel policy

find the latest information on the stanford health alerts travel site.

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latest stanford earth covid-19 announcements and information

what you need to know - by group

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for the most up to date information from university leadership, check the stanford health alerts page.

here are just a few of the faqs available at health alerts:

sign up at stanford health alerts for automated email when new items are posted.

teaching resources

the most comprehensive source for teaching guidance is stanford's teach anywhere site. please consult it regularly for new updates. resources below are added suggestions from our stanford earth educational affairs team. 

technology resources


technologies / platforms

this is a recap of it resources. most can also be found on the stanford health alerts site under teach anywhere, work anywhere, and learn remotely links.
organizations across campus (including stanford earth) will be actively using the following technologies:
  • zoom (for video-conferencing and multi-party meetings with remote participants. webex is a backup alternative)
  • slack (group and person-to-person chat and person-to-person conferencing)
  • jabber (chat, person-to-person conferencing and "work anywhere" voice calling)
  • microsoft o365 (email/calendar)
  • google drive (file sharing and collaboration tools)
  • canvas and other teach-anywhere resources (learning management and academic collaboration)
  • stanford network - wired and wireless

it support contacts

general desktop and laptop computer support (crc)desktop support
research computing support
general information technology directionjohn freshwaters
academic systems (e.g. canvas)


more information on covid-19

some useful non-stanford resources.
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