The suspension on University-sponsored/funded international travel—including Study Abroad—has been lifted. Such travel may occur in accordance with the University’s regular International Travel Policy and departmental policies and practices.

Domestic Travel

University-sponsored/funded travel within the United States for faculty, staff, and students is allowable in a manner consistent with standard University and departmental policies and practices.

Reimbursements for Cancelled Work-Related Travel

For information regarding employee travel that has been cancelled by either the traveler or the host due to COVID-19, and how to proceed with refunds and reimbursements, visit the Travel Website.

Information Technology provides resources and information for you if you need to work from home or teach students remotely. Learn more.

Employees are responsible for consistent sanitizing of surfaces in and around their offices. Facilities Planning and Management will continue to provide routine removal of trash and carpet sweeping.

Refer students who are on campus and suspect they may have been exposed to COVID-19 to call the Student Health Center for an appointment. The Health Center will follow established protocols. If the student tests positive for COVID-19, the Dean of Students will be notified as appropriate.

Yes, you may qualify for a leave of absence. Contact Brittany Busko to apply. You may be eligible for pay under the federal Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act, your own accrued time off, or short-term disability if you are medically unable to work due to COVID-19.

As with other forms of Influenza or contagious illnesses such as colds, maintaining a reasonable distance from the person is a starting point.

Other suggestions include:

  • Do not shake hands or make other physical contact.
  • Offer the individual a mask if you have one or a tissue and ask the person to cover their mouth and nose if they should need to cough or sneeze.
  • Use a sanitary wipe after the person has left to wipe those areas of your work station that the person has touched.
  • There may be situations in which a meeting can be rescheduled to a time when the person is feeling better or the business can be conducted by phone or email. Do not hesitate to offer this suggestion if it is appropriate.
  • You may not require the student or employee to self-isolate, but you can bring the situation to the attention of your unit head for further investigation.

No. In the vast majority of classroom and office settings, you may not ask if a student is vaccinated, nor ask for any medical information.  If there are programmatic requirements (clinic placements, for example), then students may be required to show proof at that time.