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Taking Care of Ourselves & Each Other

COVID-19 Guidance for Students

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Welcome to Campus.

We want to assure you that we are taking steps to protect everyone’s health and safety, and we invite you to join us in minimizing the prevalence and reducing the spread of COVID-19 on our campus. Please check back regularly for the latest information about COVID-19 requirements to help you navigate life on the Farm. 

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Spring Quarter

Here’s a quick summary of our Spring public health guidance. 

  1. Effective Monday, April 10, the university will no longer require – but will continue to strongly recommend – COVID vaccinations and boosters for faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars, and students.
  2. Here are more details about our approach to supporting a healthy return to campus, post-travel, including picking up university-provided rapid tests.
  3. Stanford strongly recommends wearing masks in classrooms, indoors, and in crowded outdoor spaces. All students can pick up masks for individual use at Arrillaga Family Dining Commons and Environmental Health & Safety testing sites, during their open hours. Here's more information.
  4. Color and rapid tests are availableReview locations and hours for testing pick-up and drop boxes
    • Please note, Color testing will end for students on June 18, 2023, at the end of the spring quarter.
  5. Guidance for students who are experiencing symptoms or have been exposed to someone who tested positive is here.
  6. If you have not yet received the new bivalent booster or a flu shot, please do so as soon as possible. For appointments, visit Stanford Health Care, the Vaden Patient Portal, or a nearby health care provider.
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Here you can find information related to COVID-19, including guidance on isolation, vaccinations, testing, and more. 

Returning from travel?

Arrival, Travel & Return Testing Guide

Find information about travel and return testing, as well as where to pick up free COVID tests on campus.

COVID Exposure & Symptomatic Testing

Here's a quick guide to quarantine/isolation, masking, and testing for students who have tested positive, are symptomatic, or have been exposed.

COVID Isolation & Resources: Spring Quarter

Here's what to do if you test positive and related information.

COVID-19 Tests & Vaccination

Learn more about testing, vaccination, and booster resources.

COVID Test Locations & Hours

Seeking information on COVID testing pick-up and drop-off location closures & hours? Find out more information by using the Learn More button below. 

COVID-19 ServiceNow Ticket

If you have any personal questions or concerns related to COVID-19, please submit a ServiceNow ticket below.