Staying Safe While Working and Learning on Campus

As UT Southwestern moves forward with campus operations, we place above all else:

  • Your safety and well-being (both physical and mental)
  • Your value and importance to the UT Southwestern family (whether working on or off campus)

This is an ever-changing time in our lives. Thank you for helping ensure safety for yourself and others while continuing to achieve the success and innovation for which UT Southwestern is known.

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What to Expect When Working and Learning on Campus

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Child Care 
Building Access 
Buildings, Common Areas, and Food Courts 
Dining Options 
Flex Work and Meetings 
Masks and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 
Physical Distancing 
Services and Classes 
Temperature Screenings and Reporting COVID-19 Positive Tests 
Visitors and Vendors 

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Overarching Principles for the On-Campus Experience

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  • UT Southwestern will continue to strongly recommend – but no longer require – the wearing of masks by students, faculty, staff, and guests in nonclinical areas of our campus. Wearing a mask is still required within William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital and all other clinical facilities.

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Daily Home Screening

Stay at home if:

COVID-19 Positive Employees

If you are COVID-19 positive, follow the current procedure for COVID-19 employee illness. The Occupational Health Department (needs VPN to access) will provide direction for testing, contact tracing, quarantine, and isolation instructions.