NOTE: The Grad Updates site will sunset on June 13. We encourage you to visit and change your bookmark to the COVID-19 Guidance for Students page from Student Affairs.
COVID surveillance testing is being suspended for fully vaccinated and boosted students. Twice-weekly testing with Color will continue to be required for those who are not fully vaccinated and boosted.
Masking in classrooms and on Marguerite shuttles, regardless of vaccination status, will continue to be required.
If you or a close contact tests positive for COVID-19, please follow these instructions to get the support and care you need quickly.
COVID-19 Safety Information
All students living in R&DE-assigned housing or who are coming to campus are required to follow these public health protocols:
COVID-19 Testing information about COVID testing for grad students living on or off campus
COVID Surveillance Testing Locations & Hours information on where to pick up and drop off COVID testing kits
Testing for Student Partners/Spouse eligibility for non-student partners/spouses living in RD&E housing
Stanford's COVID Dashboards updates about surveillance testing, vaccination metrics, Health Check submissions, isolation, and prevalence in the Stanford community
COVID-19 Hygiene Best Practices training required online training for all students coming to campus
Face Covering information on face covering policy
Campus activities are informed by university, county, state, and federal public health guidelines.
Current Guidelines on Gatherings restrictions differ for academic and non-academic gatherings and are subject to change
Health Attestation Required for Visitors guests from outside the Stanford community are permitted to visit student residences. Guests must comply with the Residence Agreement and follow the university’s COVID-19 visitor policy, including completion of the Stanford Visitor: Daily COVID-19 Health Attestation, which requires 1) being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or 2) taking a COVID-19 test no sooner than 72 hours prior to the visit and receiving a negative test result.
Stanford Transportation updates on transportation services, including Marguerite and DisGo shuttles, Zipcar car sharing, parking, and Enterprise car rentals
Residential & Dining Enterprises COVID-19 updates regarding on and off campus subsidized housing
Vaden Health Center for more information about care and testing
CardinalRecovery current policies and protocols in for research
Visa & Travel Information
Immigration and travel policies continue to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic
Bechtel International Center support and resources for students studying at Stanford on visas
Immigration Issues and Resources general updates for Stanford’s international community
Travel Policy updates to COVID-19 related travel policies and guidelines
Travel & Return Testing Guide to support a healthy return to campus post-travel
Emergency Information & Contacts
Campus emergency information Learn more
CardinalReady outlines procedures for various emergencies
Graduate Life Office 24/7 Support: call 650-723-7288, provide page ID#25085 and indicate you need to read the GLO on-call dean; or email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your name and reason for paging
Counseling and Psychological Services 24/7 mental health crisis support: 650-723-3785; call 911 (or 9-911 from an on-campus phone) for life threatening emergencies
Please let us know what questions and suggestions you have.