The latest version of Mason's Research Continuity Guidelines, and the dynamic form needed for researchers to request a Return to Research, may be found at the link above.
As of August 24 Mason will be entering Stage 5 of the Safe Return to Campus Plan (https://public.huddle.com/b/xWGnkW/index.html). Stage 5 includes additional human subjects research utilizing precautions related to COVID-19. As in prior stages, requests must be submitted by a faculty member and must be approved by the department chair, Associate Dean or Director of Research, Environmental Health and Safety, and the Dean.
Mason Research Development has additional information about COVID-19 and associated funding opportunities.