University Response

As a university, we will embrace a phased approach to resuming operations on our campuses – one that is underscored by a commitment to the health and safety of our campus community, while continuing to pursue our core missions of learning, scholarship, innovation and service.

Guiding Principles

Underlying all policies and procedures related to reactivation are Cornell’s guiding principles for COVID-19 response.

  • Caring for our students.
  • Safeguarding our future as a world-class academic institution.
  • Maintaining our staffing.
  • Seeking new knowledge.

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Daily Check, Surveillance Testing, Supplemental Testing

Testing Guidance

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Quarantine and Exceptions for Work; Isolation, What to Do, FAQs, Definitions

Quarantine Guidance

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Vaccine mandate, Clinics, Proof of vaccination, Exemption requests

Vaccination Guidance

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Workplace Accommodations

Accommodations for medical conditions, caring for family members

Accommodations Guidance

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Personal Travel, Business Travel, Returning to NYS

Travel Guidance

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Working on Campus

Safety, Expectations, University Operations, Signage, Visiting Campus

Campus Guidance

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Pay & Time

Vacation Usage & Accruals, Recording Time, Inconvenience Pay

Pay & Time Guidance

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Counseling Services, Self-Care, Benefits

Wellbeing Guidance

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Parenting, Caregiving, Finances, Deliveries, Community Support

Support & Self Care