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UB Employee Safe Return to Campus

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.

Returning to Campus?

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.

Protect Each Other Before Coming to Work Screening & Testing Safe Workplace HR Guidance Health & Wellbeing

We are taking measures to help our employees return to work, safely and confidently.

Face Coverings

  • Members of the UB community and campus visitors must wear face coverings at all times. Understand how to properly wear a face covering.

Social Distancing

  • Review tips for social distancing, in hallways, outdoors, in elevators, on buses and shuttles.

Feeling Sick

  • Not feeling well? Check your symptoms and if you're not reporting to work, then notify your supervisor and follow your departmental call-in procedures


  • Here are some tips for preventing the spread of COVID-19 from touching potentially contaminated surfaces. Be mindful of touching commonly touched surfaces or shared items

Cleaning and Disinfecting

  • In all of its facilities – including in residence halls, dining halls and on university buses and shuttles – the university will adhere to hygiene, cleaning and disinfection requirements from the CDC and the New York State Department of Health and will document the scope of cleaning and disinfection


You can learn more about UB’s and New York State’s guidelines and protocols for COVID-19 from these resources:

COVID-19: UB Planning and Response

  • Health and safety information for the university community
  • How UB is moving forward during COVID-19

Students' Return to Campus Guidance

  • Staying healthy together
  • Living and dining tips
  • Fall academic support
  • Get the most from your experience

Research Ramp Up and Guidance

  • Guidance for resuming research activities
  • Lab ramp-up checklists and policies