This message is being sent to all University Faculty and Staff.
With the continued progress nationally and statewide in controlling the spread of the COVID-19, Duke will begin easing restrictions for gatherings of people and hosting of events.
Effective June 1, 2021, Duke schools, departments and units may host events, activities and performances on and off campus, including meetings of faculty, staff, students and invited guests, without prior approval as long as they observe current Centers for Disease Control and State of North Carolina guidelines for capacity. Food and drink will be permitted subject to state and local regulations. Updated guidelines can be found at https://www.nc.gov/covid-19/staying-ahead-curve
Sponsors of events or gatherings on campus should strongly encourage all attendees to be vaccinated
, and as previously announced, masks are required inside
on-campus buildings. Access to all campus buildings will continue to be limited to those with active DukeCards. Daily symptom monitoring is still required by members of the Duke community to activate their DukeCard for building access.
Widespread vaccinations have proven to significantly reduce the positive cases of COVID-19 on campus and in the community. Duke faculty, staff or students who have not yet been vaccinated should schedule an appointment
through the Duke Employee Vaccination Clinic.
Duke is continuing surveillance testing
for all students residing on campus during the summer. Faculty and staff who are working on campus are encouraged to participate in the testing as well.
Together, we are making great strides to protect our community and return to some of the activities we have not been able to do during the worst of the pandemic. Thank you for your ongoing cooperation and resilience that has allowed us to reach this positive milestone.
Vice President, Administration
Duke Travel Registry
Enter international travel plans into the Duke Travel Registry
so administrators can locate and assist you when an emergency situation occurs.
Arriving or Returning from abroad?
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