UB continues to adjust our workplace to protect our community during this fast-changing and unpredictable pandemic. UB employees are advised to stay informed of the university’s most recent COVID-19 protocols.
For more information or help with employee COVID-19 concerns, please contact:
UB Human Resources
|Proof of Vaccination or Booster for Employees||Employees can submit proof of vaccination or booster to Human Resources. By submitting this proof, you will be exempt from mandatory weekly surveillance testing.||COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination and Booster for Employees|
|Acknowledgment of Workplace Health and Safety Provisions||All employees are expected to submit this form acknowledging their obligation to follow updated COVID-19 return-to-work guidance from SUNY and the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER).||Acknowledgment of Workplace Health and Safety Provisions for Employees (UBITName login required)|
|Flexible Work Program Application||Faculty and staff may use this form to request flexible work such as a compressed work week, flexible start and end times and telecommuting. Applications may be submitted at any time; there is no specified application period.||Flexible Work Program Application|
Masks are optional on UB’s campuses in most settings:
Remember: There are many reasons that individuals may continue to wear a mask, including those who are:
Please be kind and respectful toward others in our UB community.
Faculty and academic support staff, see Guidance for faculty and academic support staff.
Please note that universal masking is dependent on CDC-reported community transmission rates, and may be reinstated if Erie County experiences a sustained increase in the number of new cases and/or if masking is otherwise recommended by public health authorities. Masks have been a highly effective strategy at reducing the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.
On August 2, 2021, the new SUNY Telecommuting Policy was distributed to the University at Buffalo for implementation at the campus level. The policy has been officially extended by the New York State Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER) through December 31, 2022.
You can learn more about UB’s and New York State’s guidelines and protocols for COVID-19 from these resources: