Workplace Guidance

Working during COVID-19

Important information, guidance and resources for
Cornell employees.

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What employees need to know about the Daily Check, surveillance testing, supplemental testing, and compliance.


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Self Care & Support

Resources to support your mental and physical wellbeing during these challenging times.

 Self Care & Support

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Working On Campus

Guidance for employees working on campus, including safety, expectations, and visiting campus.

Working on Campus

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Details regarding the vaccine mandate, clinics, proof of vaccination, exemption requests, and more.



Recent Articles

March 23, 2022
COVID-19 cases on the Ithaca campus are increasing beyond the university’s predictions, indicating a substantial prevalence of the virus on campus. As a result, the Ithaca campus will move to COVID-19 Alert Level Yellow, effective immediately.
March 11, 2022
Beginning Monday, March 14, face mask requirements will be lifted for the majority of on-campus locations. High-quality masks will, however, continue to be required in the following spaces and circumstances:
January 31, 2022
All Cornell faculty and staff will continue to get a daily email reminding them to conduct a symptom assessment; however, you will only need to complete the Daily Check health assessment if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms.
January 28, 2022
Beginning Monday, January 31, Cornell will provide Symptomatic Test Kits to students, faculty and staff who are experiencing mild to moderate symptoms suggestive of COVID-19.  Continue reading for pick-up locations and detailed instructions.
January 14, 2022
Effective January 15, 2022,  group health coverage plans are required to allow for coverage for Over the Counter (OTC) testing to detect SARS-CoV-2 and/or to diagnose COVID-19.