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Grad Updates will sunset on June 13

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.

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Your well-being and education are our top priorities. 

Grad Updates aggregates Stanford's current COVID-19-related information for new and continuing graduate and professional degree students.

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Latest Updates

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:

Current COVID-19 policies and status

Daily Health Check now on Stanford mobile app

COVID Vaccinations information about COVID vaccines. If you have any questions about the health requirements specific to your circumstances, submit a ServiceNow ticket

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 Life

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

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 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