Supervisors must develop safety-oriented plans for a return to in-person operations for the Buffalo State offices or departments they oversee. These plans are critical to ensuring that Buffalo State has done its utmost to prepare faculty and staff for a safe return.
Principal investigators seeking to engage in on‐campus research (i.e., in laboratories, core facilities, studios, computer labs), and off‐site research and scholarship must also develop plans for the return to in-person operations.
Please use the planning template as the basis for your plans for the return to in-person operations. The plan should be consistent with state health and safety guidance.
Questions to consider in developing your plans:
1. Guiding principles: As you prepare for reintegration, what information do you want to share with your staff that supports the mission, vision, values and strategic goals of the institution?
2. Which employees are returning to work, and when?
3. Increasing capacity:
Please share with your staff members your planning approach and your expectation to return to in-person operations, so that you and unit employees may undertake the planning process together. Please submit your completed plan to:
You must complete a plan even if your office has essential status and even if you have worked throughout the COVID-19 health emergency.
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