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Force Majeure

Policy Statement

The University assumes no responsibility or liability for any delay or failure to provide some or all academic or other campus activities or for any modification to instruction or institutional offerings due to any force majeure. For these purposes, the term “force majeure” shall mean fire, earthquake, flood, act of God, strikes, work stoppages or other labor disturbances, riots or civil commotions, crimes, litigation, war or other act of any foreign nation, plague, epidemic, pandemic, power of government or governmental agency or authority, or any other cause like or unlike any cause mentioned above, which is beyond the control or authority of Stanford and either makes performance of the policies and protocols set forth herein illegal, impractical, and/or in the reasonable judgment of Stanford, threatens the safety and wellness of its students, employees and/or community members.