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Hybrid Work Arrangement Policy

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“Hybrid” means a role that the University determines is suitable to be performed to some varying extent off-site and for which a Stanford employee requests and is approved by Stanford to work in different locations - for example, Stanford’s main campus some days and the employee’s home other days.

Each employee in a hybrid arrangement has a Primary Stanford Work Location designated by the university, which may be the Stanford Campus or a satellite/hub location such as Stanford Redwood City, SLAC, Stanford Research Park, Hopkins Marine Station, the Newark satellite HUB, etc.

Hybrid roles require a regular presence at the employee’s Primary Stanford Work Location.  Expectations for that regular presence are determined by the employee’s department or school/unit and are typically set as two, three, or four days per week (or an equivalent amount of time each month). Managers are generally expected to arrange their in-person work so there is adequate staffing on-site.

When operations warrant a regular cadence for hybrid that is less than an average of two days per week or less than a similar amount of time monthly, managers should seek approval from their Dean, Vice Provost, or Vice President (or their delegate) as well as the local senior HR Manager.

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