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Last updated 5/10/22 - In partnership with Stanford’s Environmental Health & Safety Department, we will be continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation and update accordingly.

Will there be an in-person undergraduate reunion on campus in 2022?

Yes. Stanford Reunion Homecoming will be held in person on campus, October 20–23, 2022. We are excited to welcome back undergraduate classes ending in 2 and 7.

When can I register for Stanford Reunion Homecoming? How much will it cost?

Registration will open and pricing will be determined in mid-August 2022.

Will attendees be required to be fully vaccinated?

All reunion attendees (including 5+), students, faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars coming to campus this fall will be required to be fully vaccinated* for COVID-19.

Children between the ages of 2-5 can attend if they show proof of a negative test taken with 72 hours of arriving on campus. Children under the age of 2 do not require vaccination or proof of a negative test.

This requirement is based on Stanford's COVID-19 Vaccine Governance Committee’s review of conditions and developments around vaccination against the virus.

* If seeking an exemption for religious or medical reasons, please contact disability.access@stanford.edu. If granted an exemption, you will still be required to provide a negative COVID-19 test results taken within 72 hours of your arrival on campus. You will also be required to follow the current mask mandates as specified by Santa Clara County.

For the most up to date information on face coverings please visit Stanford Health Alerts webpage.

*As of 2/7/2022, "fully vaccinated" does not require a booster vaccination.

How will Stanford confirm vaccination status or negative COVID tests and enforce rules?

Vaccination and health status will be confirmed several times.

  1. During online registration, attendees will be required to self-attest they have been or will be fully vaccinated by October 20, 2022 or provide a negative COVID-19 PCR/LAMP test taken within 48 hours prior to their arrival on campus.
  2. When arriving on campus, all attendees will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or a negative PCR/LAMP test.
  3. Attendees are required to complete a daily COVID-19 Health Attestation.

You must bring a photo ID plus one of the following to show proof of vaccination:

  • Vaccine card or a photo of your vaccine card
  • Digital COVID-19 vaccine record using the My Vaccine Record app.

Vaccination documentation should clearly indicate:

  • Full Name
  • Birthdate
  • Vaccine name/manufacturer/Lot #
  • Date of vaccination(s)
  • Doctor's signature, stamp, official letterhead (if applicable)

Copy or photo of a negative PCR/LAMP (not antigen) test result showing test was taken no more than 48 hours prior to their arrival on campus. *If a visitor is in the window of recovery from COVID-19 (within 90 days of first showing symptoms), a rapid test taken at their healthcare provider or pharmacy is acceptable.

Attendees unwilling to comply with these safety protocols will not be permitted to attend, and will be asked to leave campus immediately.

Will attendees be required to wear masks?

Per Stanford University policy updated on March 2, face coverings will no longer be required but will continue to be strongly recommended on-site, regardless of vaccination status. In compliance with State of California protocols, masking will still be required on public transportation, including Marguerite buses, regardless of vaccination status.

We encourage everyone to respect the choices that individuals make about their own masking in various settings. Anyone advised by a medical professional not to wear a face covering and/or those having a need for a clear face mask for medical or mental health exceptions must contact and register with the Diversity and Access Office. Please email disability.access@stanford.edu or call (650) 725-0326.

Please visit the Stanford Health Alerts webpage for the most up to date information on face coverings.

If I was exposed to someone with COVID-19 or COVID-19-like symptoms, can I still attend reunion?

You may attend reunion only if you were exposed more than 14 days prior AND have not encountered any COVID-19-like symptoms, AND complete the daily COVID-19 Health Attestation.

How do I check if there were positive COVID-19 cases prior to or during Reunion Homecoming?

Please visit Stanford's COVID Dashboards which provides various daily and weekly updates about COVID surveillance testing, Health Check submissions, isolation, and prevalence in the Stanford community or visit the potential building exposure list.

Will international or out-of-state alumni be allowed to attend?

Air passengers traveling to the US are required to present a negative COVID-19 test result or documentation of recovery upon arrival at customs. All international travelers coming to Stanford’s campus are required to then quarantine off campus for five days, and then take a test and receive a negative result no sooner than day five of their arrival before coming to campus, in alignment with our travelers policy. Please check this webpage for updates on possible travel restrictions in the future.

Will children 5 and under be allowed to attend? Will there be programs and activities for them?

Although we are still in the early planning phases of Reunion Homecoming programming, we hope to offer programming for children this fall.

If you decide to bring a child, please review vaccination requirements below:

  • Child under 2: no mask required, no vaccination required, no charge to attend
  • Child 2 through the age of 5: mask required (see fourth question above), no vaccination required, proof of negative COVID-19 test within 48 hours of arrival, regular guest cost applies