Why are there multiple phases for research reopening?

June 18, 2020

The phased, gradual return to research activities will allow us to determine if the safety precautions are working as intended, and if everyone understands and follows these rules.

Transition to subsequent stages — with increased personnel presence — depends on our success at the earlier stages.

If public health concerns emerge, we will revert to more stringent stages, “and further restrict access to campus and research laboratories.”