Updated Jan 20, 2022

The Cornell Ithaca Campus is at COVID Alert Level Yellow - Cloth masks on their own no longer meet Cornell standards for protection.

Undergraduate Student Access to CNF Facilities Prohibited.

External Users and Cornell Community Required to be immunized and boosted, when eligible

The safety of our staff and users is very important to us; any disregard for the new procedures and protocols will lead to an immediate suspension from our facilities.

Updated Requirements for CNF External Users - January 20, 2022

Updated Requirements for Vendors and Equipment Maintenance Personnel - January 14, 2022

 

Outdoors on Campus

  • All individuals must wear masks outdoors when physical distancing is not possible.

InDoors All Campus Buildings

  • All individuals must wear a mask and physically distance to 6 feet at all times when indoors, regardless of vaccination status unless in a private, non-shared space (e.g., office) or when eating
     
  • Daily Check required for Cornell users and for approved non-vaccinated external users prior to arriving on campus for the day

 

User Lab Access

  • 24/7 access to approved users
    • Please check the IN/OUT boards for staff availability
       
  • Returning users must undergo CNF new user orientation
     
  • Daily Check required for Cornell users and for approved non-vaccinated external users prior to arriving on campus for the day
     
  • NYS Travel Restrictions and Mandatory Quarantine Information
     
  • All individuals must wear a mask

In the Lab...

  • 3 ft social distancing required during individual staff tool trainings, and when project team members are working together for project shadowing or learning opportunities
     
  • Face coverings of surgical grade required at all times in CNF lab spaces
     
  • Safety glasses required at all times.

 

External (non-Cornell) Users

Contact the CNF User Program to get the approval process started for returning to the CNF.

Proof of vaccination and booster or a received exemption must be shown in person, not emailed.

Proof of Vaccination and Booster

  • Allowed on Campus - YES
  • Masks Required - YES
  • Daily Check / Sponsored NetID Required - NO
  • Surveillance Testing Required - NO

Employer Approved Medical/Religious Exemption

  • Allowed on Campus - YES
  • Masks Required - YES
  • Daily Check / Sponsored NetID Required - YES
  • Surveillance Testing Required - YES

Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test

  • Allowed on Campus - NO
  • Masks Required - N/A
  • Daily Check / Sponsored NetID Required - N/A
  • Surveillance Testing Required - N/A

No Proof of Vaccination and Booster/Exemption

  • Allowed on Campus - NO
  • Masks Required - N/A
  • Daily Check / Sponsored NetID Required - N/A
  • Surveillance Testing Required - N/A

 

Vendors and Visitors

Vendors and Equipment Maintenance Personnel

  • If on campus for less than 1 week, Daily Check and Surveillance testing are not required
    • Must show proof of vaccination (CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record card or equivalent)
    • OR proof of a valid negative COVID-19 test
      • PCR, rapid PCR, NAAT: no more than 72 hours before arrival
      • Antigen (Ag, Molecular test, COVID-19 Home Test, BinaxNOW): no more than 24 hours before arrival
         
    • Without proof of being fully vaccinated or proof of a valid negative COVID-19 test, not allowed on campus
       
    • Proof of vaccination or a valid negative COVID-19 test must be shown in person, not email. Contact the CNF User Program.

    Proof of Vaccination

    • Allowed on Campus - YES
    • Masks Required - YES
    • Daily Check / Sponsored NetID Required - NO
    • Surveillance Testing Required - NO

    Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test

    • Allowed on Campus - YES
    • Masks Required - YES
    • Daily Check / Sponsored NetID Required - NO
    • Surveillance Testing Required - NO

    Employer Approved Medical/Religious Exemption

    • Allowed on Campus - NO
    • Masks Required - N/A
    • Daily Check / Sponsored NetID Required - N/A
    • Surveillance Testing Required - N/A

    No Proof of Vaccination/Exemption

    • Allowed on Campus - NO
    • Masks Required - N/A
    • Daily Check / Sponsored NetID Required - N/A
    • Surveillance Testing Required - N/A

     

  • If on campus for more than 1 week, follow procedures for External CNF Users

 

Remote Computing Resources

CAD Rm

  • Reopened as of November 5, 2021 to approved CNF users.
     
  • No tailgating... each user must individually badge in and out
  • Face coverings required at all times regardless of vaccination status
  • Daily Check required for Cornell users and for approved non-vaccinated external users prior to arriving on campus for the day
  • No food or drink
  • Wipe down keyboard, mouse, and computer table area before and after use

CNF Offices

  • Currently closed to non-staff (office doors are locked)
     
  • Please call the main CNF number, 607-255-2329, for assistance
     
  • Users may meet with staff in other areas of the building
     

We are all aware of COVID-19 and we need to make sure that the CNF community and visitors follow the Cornell University policies regarding the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Please stay updated on issues and restrictions related to the virus. Below are links to Cornell University's "Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Updates" website and other websites of interest.


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