Discomfort with being on Campus and Vulnerable Groups
RISD is engaging in an institution-wide educational effort to inform its community about its COVID-19 mitigation efforts, and will continue to evaluate input from employees regarding their concerns related to on-campus assignments. RISD Employees experiencing discomfort with returning to campus for their duties should engage in dialogue with their supervisor or Human Resources about their specific concerns. RISD maintains an existing fair and equitable ADA process by which faculty and staff may request reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their job.
While RISD reserves the right to make the determination regarding accommodations, the employee may otherwise consider alternative leave options available to faculty and staff.