Participation Participation requires approved research personnel to abide by the health and safety guidance detailed in the COVID-19 Prevention Strategy – General Controls for University Personnel found in the resource section and by the research activity related guidance detailed in the Research Ramp up Request. Investigators, Academic Units, and University Administrative units should be aware that childcare, family care, individual and/or family risk factors, transportation concerns, safety, and other considerations need to be thoughtfully incorporated to scheduling and participation decisions. Faculty and staff who have any questions/concerns should contact to their HR business partner. Graduate/Medical students who have any questions/concerns should contact the Graduate College or Medical Student Affairs with any questions or concerns. Personnel Participation of faculty and professional staff in on-campus, field-based and face-to-face [DOC] research activities is voluntary Participation of graduate/medical students and post-docs in on-campus, field-based and face-to-face [DOC] clinical/medical research activities is voluntary. These individuals should opt into returning research activities in a process that is independent of the faculty mentor. Schools/College and Graduate programs should develop a process by which this can occur. Participation of undergraduates in on-campus, field-based and face-to-face [DOC] research activities can occur in Phases 2 and 3. To ensure equitable implementation of undergraduate participation in Phase 2 and given our pivot to remote delivery of undergraduate courses and the closure of the University's dormitories this fall, the following guidance will be utilized to assess an undergraduate student's participation in research, scholarly and creative activities on-campus, in the field, or in the clinic. Undergraduate activities CANNOT be related to their curricular requirements that is no credit-bearing activities can occur. Examples include on campus, field-based, Senior / Freshman Design, Senior Thesis, Senior Research, etc. Undergraduate activities related to the needed operational activities of the research, scholarly and creative activities ARE allowed. Examples include: STAR program participants, Work Study, COOP, paid "research" positions, and unpaid "research" positions. Please note: Work completed within the scope of these operational activities cannot be applied to any credit-bearing experiences Participation of COOP students in research activities is allowed, given their status as part-time employees. Graduate Student and Post-Doc Participation Click here for information on the graduate student and post-doc voluntary participation process. Undergraduate Student Participation Click here for information on the undergraduate student participation process.