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New employee guide outlines protocols for returning to campus workspaces

The University of Rochester is committed to providing students, faculty, and staff with a safe and healthy working and teaching environment. The new Employee Return to Campus Workspace Guide outlines protocols and resources for non–Medical Center staff and faculty who are returning to work on campus.

URMC staff and faculty returning to clinical spaces, labs, classrooms, and administrative spaces can find the latest information and guidelines in the online portal:

We all share responsibility for the health and safety of our University community members. Non–Medical Center employees are expected to fully comply with the protocols and guidelines outlined in this document. The University’s plans for expanding on-campus operations will continue to be guided by New York State’s Recovery Phases ( This guide will be regularly updated as new information becomes available.

In addition to this guide, the Department of Human Resources has drafted a new Remote Work Policy that is currently under University leadership review and will be released once it is approved. Human Resources is also developing a Return-to-Work Planning Guide to help managers create and implement a flexible re-entry workforce plan that meets business objectives for individual departments and units while balancing the wellbeing and safety of staff, faculty, and students.

View the Employee Return to Campus Workplace Guide

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