COVID-19

Return to Campus

Information for the campus community

Oct. 24 update

Other notifications: Oct. 24: notification: Dining Centre.  Read more.
COVID-19 notification - Oct. 22: Kinesiology A.  Read more.
COVID-19 notification - Oct. 22 notification: Biological Sciences and Social Sciences. Read more

Update on outbound international travel restrictions

The University of Calgary is carefully monitoring the COVID-19 situation in Canada and abroad. Based on the current situations, the university is extending its restriction on international travel.  Read more.
 

Update for international students currently outside Canada

Earlier this month, the Government of Canada announced an update to travel restriction exemptions. This change allows UCalgary international students with a valid study permit or a study permit approval to enter Canada. (UCalgary's COVID-19 readiness plan has been approved by the provincial government.) The update applies to all international students, regardless of where they are travelling from or when their study permit was approved. 

Students should not make any travel plans until they have met all requirements and received all necessary authorizations. Read more.   


We would like to remind our campus community of the updated isolation guidance for employees and students which include a guide of when to come on campus

See all past updates

 


Resources for Return to Campus

If you're returning to campus, take a moment to familiarize yourself with these documents and training modules.

 


Re-entry Protocols

This document outlines rules that the campus community must follow when coming onto any UCalgary campus

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Classroom & Lab Re-entry Protocol

Instructional spaces

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Employee and Student Isolation Guide

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Common Space Safety Document

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Guidance for Meal Preparation and Eating Spaces

This document provides guidance on how to prepare and consume meals (and beverages) in faculty and staff spaces, student lounges and faculty study spaces. Download the visual guide.

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Return to Campus Planning Guide

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Lab/Office Workspace Safety Plan

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Return to Campus Guidelines for Leaders

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Return to Campus FAQs for Leaders

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Return to Campus SharePoint Form FAQs

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COVID-19 Procedure for Sick Students

Procedure if a student becomes sick while on campus

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COVID-19 Procedure for Sick Employees

Procedure if an employee becomes sick at work:

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Return to Campus Training for Leaders and Employees

Before you return to campus, review these quick online modules to ensure you know your responsibilities and how to stay safe.

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Response Procedure to Positive COVID-19 Test Result

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Protocol for Front Counter Shielding

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Please submit any COVID-19 questions or feedback to covid19comms@ucalgary.ca

Frequently Asked Questions

While most students, faculty and staff continue to work from home, we know there are many questions about returning to campus


General student FAQ

Includes information about services, resources, textbooks, medical notes and more.

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Graduate Student FAQ

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International student FAQ

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Research FAQ

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Faculty & Staff FAQ

Working from home

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Fitness Centre & Active Living FAQ

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Student Residence FAQ

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Academic Staff FAQ

Includes information about course materials, learning technologies, face-to-face classes and more. 

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Mask FAQ

UCalgary students, faculty, post-doctoral fellows, staff, and visitors to campus are required to wear face coverings in indoor public spaces at all Calgary campuses.

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Return to Campus Safety

Interested in how things are being cleaned and disinfected on campus?

Looking for campus safety tips?

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New building hours

Starting Aug. 17, buildings on main campus will be unlocked between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday to Friday, and will be locked overnight and on weekends. Outside of these hours, buildings can be accessed by electronic or key access only. Faculty and staff who normally can access our buildings with their Unicard or issued keys can still do so.

More information, including building specific details for the Physical Plant, Child Development Centre, Spyhill Campus, Foothills Campus, Taylor Family Digital Library, Downtown Campus and City Building Design Lab, is available here.

Working on campus

As was shared earlier with the campus community, we remind everyone that only those who need to be on campus should be on campus. If your studies or work require you to come to campus in person, please practice the social distancing guidelines recommended by the Government of Alberta, such as: Keep at least six feet (the length of a bicycle) from others. Avoid overcrowding in elevators or other enclosed spaces. Wash or sanitize your hands after touching communal surfaces.

We also ask that you take safety precautions that reflect how quiet campus is right now. If you have to come to campus in person, please let somebody know where you’ll be and how long you’ll be there, or come with a (six-foot-away-from-you) buddy. Please don’t be surprised if a member of our Campus Security approaches you to see if you’re OK. Your safety is important to us. 

Working from home

Effective Sunday, March 22 all faculty and staff who can perform their work from home should do so, until further notice. Only those that are performing functions that require them to be on site should work on campus. 

Need IT help? How to use Office365, map to a network, use VPN/MFA from home etc.
Improve Your Ergonomic Approach at home. Learn more. 

Employees who require their desktop computing equipment at home are required to complete the IT Equipment Agreement



UCalgary news


COVID-19 isolation hurting women more than men

Researchers publish study showing differences in sleep quality, empathy and mood...

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Update for international students currently outside Canada

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