For students planning to travel during the Thanksgiving Break: effective November 27, students should test twice for COVID-19 after returning from travel outside California. Students who are not fully vaccinated and all students returning from international travel on or after November 27 are required to restrict their activities. Restricted activity means you cannot attend in-person class.
Effective August 27, all Stanford students with an on-campus presence are required to participate in surveillance testing at their assigned cadence.
As of August 11, all new arrivals will be required to undergo entry testing on Day 0 (the day they arrive on campus) and Day 5, regardless of vaccination status.
As of August 11, unvaccinated international students and other unvaccinated students traveling to campus from international locations should arrive 7 days before in-person activities to complete entry testing, vaccination, and a period of restricted activity.
If you or a close contact tests positive for COVID-19, please follow these instructions to get the support and care you need quickly.
Students who are newly-arriving on campus are required to follow specific procedures to ensure the health and safety of the campus community.
Entry testing required on Day 0 (the day you arrive on campus) and Day 5 for all students living on campus, living in university provided off-campus student housing, or coming to campus frequently, regardless of vaccination status
Restricted activity for some unvaccinated new arrivals
Student COVID Vaccination FAQ upload your vaccination status as soon as possible
Current Fall Quarter Requirements as of August 11, 2021
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 Vaccinations information about COVID vaccines and Fall Quarter vaccination requirements. If you have any questions about the health requirements specific to your circumstances, submit a ServiceNow ticket.
COVID-19 Testing information about COVID-19 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
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 email@example.com 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
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