UB employees are working tirelessly and collaboratively to keep our community safe and our operation running smoothly, while continuing to provide the best academic experience to our students in the safest way possible.
Employees are advised to check this page often for COVID-19 related protocols and practices that affect the UB workplace.
To keep you and all our employees safe, UB is requiring that every employee verify that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms each day before entering our campus.
The university will follow local and state guidelines for screening and testing.
The university will immediately notify the state and local health departments of known confirmed positive cases on a UB campus.
If a member of the campus community is tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, UB will support the Erie County Health Department’s contact tracing procedures in accordance with the New York State Contact Tracing Program. Confidentiality will be maintained as required by federal and state law and regulations.
The university will continue to evaluate new smartphone and web-based technologies that monitor individual activities and potential exposures to assess whether these new technologies will add value to current screening and contact tracing programs.
You can learn more about UB’s and New York State’s guidelines and protocols for COVID-19 from these resources: