Campus operations

Last updated: March 10, 2022, at 3:57 p.m.

Department Status
Athletics Health and safety guidelines for fans are available on the Athletics site. Coaches will communicate directly with teams any additional directives. Intramural and club sports will also resume normal schedules.
Campus Library System For more information about access and hours, visit the Library Access and Services Guide. The libraries will continue to provide online access to collections and services, including reference and instruction.
Custodial services Custodial staff has returned to campus to address general cleaning issues and focus on cleansing high-touch-point surfaces including doors, hardware and handles, wall-mounted devices, access panels, and elevators. Trash and recycling collection have been modified. For information on a safe return to campus and clear protocol while navigating through campus, review the Facilities Campus Restart Playbook.

Campus dining has taken new precautions to offer a safer dining experience in the dining halls and retail locations. A list of safety measures is available online. If you are experiencing food insecurity, resources are available through the Warrior Meal Share Program.

Employees Visit HR's page for information regarding working remotely, a guide for supervisors transitioning to a blended work environment, and guidelines for returning employees.

The protocol to schedule and host events changes in accordance with current COVID-19 conditions. For the most up-to-date information about how to organize and schedule a campus event, visit the Special Events site.

Facilities Facilities Planning and Management is dedicated to providing a clean and safe environment in which to learn, work and live. For more information on FP&M's plans for a safe return to campus and clear protocol while navigating through campus, review the Facilities Campus Restart Playbook. For any additional questions, visit Facilities Campus Restart FAQ.
Housing For updated information regarding housing services for the fall semester, visit housing's coronavirus webpage.
International travel Wayne State University has lifted its international travel ban and reinstated faculty funding. Follow all recommended safety protocols where you travel and submit a Campus Daily Screener upon your return. See the travel website for updated policies and further information.
Parking Employee paycheck deductions for parking have resumed. Employees with flexible work arrangements have the option to cancel parking deductions and pay upon entry. For more information on rates and options, visit the parking website.
Research Please visit the Office of Research's COVID-19 webpage to review the Wayne State COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan for Research.
Technical support Information about accessing technology off campus — including discounted and free internet and cellular service — can be found at Computing & Information Technology's (C&IT) resource page. Additionally, the C&IT Help Desk has hours Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. For support, contact 313-577-4357 or
Visitors and vendors
  • Complete the Guest Campus Screener prior to coming to campus or upon checking in.
  • Refrain from coming to campus if you have:
    • Experienced symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, new cough, shortness of breath, new muscle aches, chills, sore throat or runny nose, or new loss of taste and smell)
    • Have been in close contact in the last 14 days with an individual diagnosed with COVID-19
    • Have had a COVID-19 test and are currently awaiting results

Masks are optional indoors and outdoors for all individuals, except for inside classrooms and laboratories.