Updated Requirements 2023

Updated Requirements Fall, 2022

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

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 - May 18, 2022

Updated Requirements for Vendors, Visitors, and Equipment Maintenance Personnel - May 18, 2022


Outdoors on Campus

  • Face masks not currently required under most circumstances.

Indoors all Campus Buildings

  • In general masks are not required but approved masks are required in the CNF CLEANROOM.

User Lab Access

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 the CNF Clean Room
  • Safety glasses required at all times.

Vendors, Visitors, and Equipment Maintenance Personnel


Remote Computing Resources


  • Reopened as of November 5, 2021 to approved CNF users.
  • No tailgating... each user must individually badge in and out
  • Face coverings are not required
  • No food or drink
  • Wipe down keyboard, mouse, and computer table area before and after use

CNF Offices

  • are Open
  • Please call the main CNF number, 607-255-2329, for assistance
  • Users may meet with staff in other areas of the building if need be.

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.