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Colleges, institutes and Commonwealth Campuses have developed plans that allow for gradually increasing on-campus research activities. What happens when someone does not follow the plans?

Deans, chancellors and institute directors are responsible for faculty, staff and student compliance with each of their unit’s plans. If an individual is aware of any noncompliance, they should report it to the appropriate dean, chancellor or institute director. Alternatively, they can report the situation to their facility coordinator, who will then communicate with the appropriate unit leader. Persistent noncompliance, when confirmed, may result in removal of the individual’s approval for conducting research on campus or at other facilities.

Additional information regarding return-to-research plans can be found at https://www.research.psu.edu/COVID_return_research.