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Phase III+: The University is open for expanded research operations; only authorized personnel will be admitted on campus. More info here.

Visitors from Outside RU

Attendees planning to come to RU for any on-campus event are covered by this visitor policy in addition to the On-Campus Events Policy.

Visitor access to the RU Campus is for business purposes only.

All members of our community carry their RU ID cards and “swipe in” at campus entrances every time they come onto campus.

During Phase III+, the University does not to allow access without scheduled and approved appointments to the RU campus to members of the HSS, WCM, NYPH, or MSK communities. Exceptions to this provision:

  • WCM personnel who work in RU facilities that are leased by WCM (i.e., Bronk 9, Weiss 11, Weiss 16).
  • MSK personnel affiliated with the Antibody and Bioresource Core Facility on Bronk 3.
  • WCM, MSK and/or NYPH personnel who have a scheduled meeting on campus. Approval for access must be obtained in advanced of the scheduled meeting. Requests for access must be sent to, and
  • Graduate students in Tri-Institutional Programs doing rotations in RU laboratories if their presence on campus has been requested by the HOL and approved by the University.
  • MD-PhD students who reside in Sophie Fricke or the Graduate Students Residence.

The University will review requests for access by other visitors on an individual basis. Requests can be sent to

Visitors should not to come to campus if they are ill or experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19, are in isolation due to contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 or have themselves tested positive for COVID-19.

The University reserves the right to restrict access to campus for both RU personnel and visitors without advance notice.