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Visitor Logs

All visitors must sign in using the host department’s sign-in log. The log must contain:

  • Date and time
  • Name, affiliation, cell phone number, and email address of visitor
  • Name of person hosting visitor
  • Reason for visit

The records must be retained and be readily accessible.

The template included in this toolkit may be used, or an electronic version may be used provided that the required information is captured.

Socially Distant Seating Plans

Social distancing is key in controlling spread of the virus. Institutional Planning and Operations can assist in determining appropriate room seating and occupancy. Examples of socially distant seating plans follow.

Socially Distant Seating Plans [PDF]

Face Coverings

Appropriate use of face coverings is critical in minimizing risks to others. The face covering is not a substitute for social distancing, and the primary purpose of face coverings/masks is to protect others, not self.

Important Information About Your Cloth Face Coverings [PDF]

How to Safely Wear and Take Off a Cloth Face Covering [PDF]

Types of Face Coverings [PDF]

Directional Signage, Floor Markings, and Space Dividers

Materials and products are available from the Institutional Planning and Operations (IP&O) Warehouse within Marketplace.

Read the 2020 COVID-1 IP&O Warehouse Item List [PDF] for the items that are available. Please note that the prices and
availability of items may change over time.

Helpful Posters

The health and safety of the people who come to Rutgers is a shared responsibility. All employees will now play an even more important part of ensuring high levels of safety in the workplace.

Implementation of signage and graphics will promote health and safety measures.

Download and print the following for use in the workplace.

It’s Up to Us Posters [PDF]

Authorized Personnel Only Posters [PDF]

How to Protect Yourself and Others [PDF]

Teaching Spaces Poster [PDF]

Handwashing and Hand Sanitizer Use [PDF]

Clean Hands Restroom Poster [PDF]

Stop the Spread of Germs [PDF]

Student Affairs PSAs [PDF]

Laundry Guide [PDF]

Cleaning Guide [PDF]

Workstation Recommendations

Review these recommendations to create a safe and comfortable workstation.

How to Set Up Your Workstation [PDF]

Telecommuting Do’s and Dont’s [PDF]

Ergonomic Considerations for Telecommuters [PDF]

Electrical Considerations for Telecommuters [PDF]

IP&O FAST (Facilities Assessment Special Teams) Response

Institutional Planning and Operations has organized special teams and developed a process to assist departments with preparation of spaces to return to Rutgers.

Deans, directors, vice presidents, or their appropriate representatives may request assistance with space and occupancy assessments, temporary signage and graphics, furniture rearrangements, and environmental health and safety matters.

Contact the University Facilities Service Call Center once a request is deemed appropriate by a dean, director, vice president, or their appropriate representatives. Call 848-445-1234 or visit and click on Submit a Maintenance Request.

For more information, see IP&O_FAST [PDF]