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Campus Status

Please make sure you read the NIST Visitor and Contractor Protocols for Mitigating COVID-19 Exposure on NIST Campuses page before arriving on site.

NIST Gaithersburg

The NIST Gaithersburg campus is currently in Phase 1 of reopening. During this time, a limited number of staff who have been pre-approved by their supervisors are reporting to campus for work. The majority of NIST staff will continue with maximum teleworking. During Phase 1, only Gate A will be accessible. 
 
Requests for visitor or contractor access to campus must be pre-approved. Approved visitors and contractors must read the NIST Visitor and Contractor Protocols for Mitigating COVID-19 Exposure on NIST Campuses before arriving on site and must meet the criteria in the Personal Daily COVID-19 Screening Questionnaire each day that they will be on campus. 
 
Consistent with CDC recommendations and requirements in Montgomery County, NIST requires everyone on campus to use simple cloth face coverings when:  

  • entering campus and displaying badge to security (except when displaying badge from behind a closed window);
  • in common areas (hallways, breakrooms, etc.);
  • working in shared spaces; and
  • when workers cannot maintain at least 6 feet from one another. 

NIST also asks everyone on campus to practice social distancing and good personal hygiene. Details are provided on the NIST visitor and contractor web page and reminders of these practices are posted around the campus.

DOC Boulder Labs

DOC Boulder is open with restrictions. 

During this time, a limited number of staff who have been pre-approved by their supervisors are reporting to campus for work.  The majority of staff will continue with maximum teleworking.

Requests for visitor or contractor access to campus must be pre-approved. Please contact your government agency sponsor for access requirements.

Consistent with CDC recommendations and requirements in Boulder County, the DoC Boulder Laboratories require everyone on campus to use simple cloth face coverings when:  

  • entering campus and displaying badge to security (except when displaying badge from behind a closed window);
  • in common areas (hallways, breakrooms, etc.);
  • working in shared spaces; and
  • when workers cannot maintain at least 6 feet from one another 

The DoC Boulder Laboratories also ask everyone on campus to practice social distancing and good personal hygiene. Details will be provided through your government agency sponsor and reminders of these practices are posted around the campus.

Created March 18, 2019, Updated July 14, 2020