Guidance on the fall resumption of on-site research.
Clinical Trial/Research at HSC
Update as of 11/17/2020: Please be advised that the WVU Center for Clinical Trials is asking their researchers to re-evaluate the need for face to face human subjects work at this time. The Research Office is extending that request for PI re-evaluation to all of our human subjects researchers. Any questions can be directed to the WVU Research Office.
Additional Recommendations for Health Sciences Center Clinical Research to WVU Health Science Center Clinical Research Investigators and Coordinators from Sally L. Hodder MD, Assoc. Vice President, Clinical and Translational Research, West Virginia University HSC.
Non-HSC Human Subject Research
Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for non-HSC, Face-to-Face (in-person) Human Subjects Research with COVID-19 Impacts. Face-to-Face human subjects research being conducted on the HSC campus should follow the May 8 memoNon-HSC Human Subject Research
This page was formally for Non-HSC Human Subject Research: On Campus only but now combines on and off campus guidelines
Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Field Research with COVID-19 Impacts
Travel for Data Collection
This policy is only relevant to travel associated with data collection for research and scholarship. See additional university guidance for travel in general. A request to travel for data collection will only be considered if all travelers agree to comply with the terms and conditions which includes a five day hiatus before returning to campus for any out of state travel as per WVU guidance as May 26, 2020.
Charging Salaries to External Funding Sources (COVID-19)
WVU Policy and Guidance on how to charge salaries can be found on the documents below.
As part of the plan to return to research on campus, the Research Office, in conjunction with leadership from each College, have developed a procedure for allowing certain faculty, staff, and students to access laboratories and spaces on campus. The pledges below are for those returning to campus with a willingness to abide by those procedures.Principal Investigator (Supervisor) Pledge
For Reference Purposes Only (not currently for mandated use)
Download and print signs for posting guidelines in your building.
- CDC poster: Symptoms of Coronavirus (DOCX)
- CDC poster: Stop the Spread of Germs (PDF)
CDC poster: Sequence for Putting on PPE (PDF)
- Maximum Elevator Occupancy (DOCX)
- Maximum Room Occupancy (DOCX)
- Restroom Closed (DOCX)
- Restroom Occupancy (DOCX)
- See Something, Say Something (DOCX)
- Six Steps for Disinfecting (DOCX)
- Wash Hands Poster (DOCX)
- WVU Building Access QR Code (PDF)
- HSC Building Access QR Code (PDF)
Statler and Davis Colleges Building Access QR Code (PDF)
Eberly Buildings Access QR Code (PDF)