Department Plan Workflow

Department Offices

  • Obtain Research Infrastructure Plan during COVID-19 Template (DFR Website)
  • Complete template describing how the academic unit will operate research core facilities and research-related services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Describe operations under each of the four levels of operation
      • ‘Fully Operational’ - Level 1
      • ‘Phased Resumption’ – Level 2
      • ‘Essential Operations’ – Level 3
      • ‘Operations Suspended’ – Level 4
  • Upon completion of the plan upload the document to SHIELD to initiate the review process

Dept Shield Workflow 1

  • Upon arriving on the main group page, click on the tab labeled 'Documents.'

Dept Shield Workflow 2

  • Next select 'Attach a New Document.'

Dept Workflow Image 3

  • Select File Type – ‘Manual Documentation’ from the dropdown dialog
  • Click the browse button to select the file to be uploaded from its storage location
  • Enter Description ‘Research Infrastructure Plan’
  • Submit to upload document

Dept Shield Workflow 4

  • The file is uploaded and listed under the department's 'Documents' tab. 

Dept Shield Workflow 5

  • To modify an uploaded document File Name of the document to be edited.
  • On the resulting dialog box, select to open the document in MS Word. 

Dept Shield Workflow 6

  • Make any edits needed and upload new version of the plan following the instructions above. 
    • SHIELD will automatically track successive versions of the document maintaining the Date Uploaded and Submitted By information. 

Note: Uploaded documents can be downloaded/viewed by all lab members; however, only those given system permissions may upload documents.