University Research Guidance
Questions & Concerns
The Spring Semester Plan outlines research requirements during COVID-19, effective January 11, 2021. The majority of the requirements in the Phase II and Fall Semester plans remain in place during the Spring Semester Phase. These include the requirements for school and faculty research resumption plan approval, exception approval for research related travel, office use approval, field work approval, and processes for clinical and non-clinical studies involving human subjects.
As schools release their unique and updated Research Resumption plans, they will become available at the bottom of this page.
Critical supplies will be available to those returning to campus, including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and additional supplies related to COVID-19 safety. Procurement through the Penn Marketplace leverages Penn’s relationships with preferred providers and ensures quality.
This document (revised July 29, 2020) provides guidance to the Penn community on the ongoing procurement of PPE and additional supplies related to COVID-19 safety. These items and product categories include face coverings, gloves, gowns, cleaners/disinfectants, signage, plexiglass shielding, etc.
Any concerns, improvements or suggestions regarding non-compliance of social distancing may be reported confidentially here.
Forms & Training
Lab & Workplace Guidance
School/Center Research Resumption Plans
Schools Which Will Resume On-Campus Research at a Later Date