Coronavirus COVID-19 Information

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A message from Queen's students, to Queen's students - University is an exciting time, but you have a responsibility to follow safety guidelines. We all want to return to classes and activities on campus, but we have to work together to stay safe in the meantime. It's our community, keep it safe.

Queen's University is committed to the health, safety, and success of our current and incoming students. Below you will find links to campus-wide information and resources for students and their parents and/or families.

COVID-19 Information and Resources


For the latest messages from Queen's University and its senior leadership, visit the Updates page.

Health and safety information

Learn about the precautions you can take to limit the spread of COVID-19.

On-campus satellite COVID-19 assessment centre

Kingston Health Science Centre has opened a satellite COVID-19 assessment centre on campus offering testing (by appointment) to students who are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, who have travelled outside of Canada in the last 14 days, or who need testing for contact tracing purposes. It will operate 5pm-8pm, Monday to Friday by appointment only. Contact Student Wellness Services at 613.533.2506 to book a testing appointment. Learn more about the satellite COVID-19 assessment centre.

Queen's parents and families

The Division of Student Affairs provides information for Queen's parents, families, and supporters.

Students living in Kingston

Students arriving from abroad

Learn how to prepare for arrival in Canada on the Queen's University International Centre website.

Info & guidance for students living off-campus in Kingston

The Student Affairs website includes these important resources:


Queen's University Residences has shared COVID-19 guidance for students living in residence. Students living off-campus can learn more on the Student Community Relations website.

Food on campus

For information on dining and hospitality and how those services have adapted to COVID-19 visit the Hospitality Services website.


Faculty-specific COVID-19 information

Learn more about COVID-19 adjustments specific to your faculty/department/program.

Academic Support

Student Academic Success Services (SASS) offers academic support to undergraduate and graduate students who wish to develop their skills in critical thinking, reading, learning, studying, writing, and self-management.

Career Services and Experiential Learning

Queen's Career Services is available to provide career education and employment support for students. Learn more about how they can support students in finding work during COVID-19.


For information about online and in-person access to Queen's University Library resources, please visit the Library COVID-19 updates.


For information on SOLUS, course registration, transcripts, tuition and fees, and more, visit the University Registrar website.

Graduate Students

Programming and Resources

For information on Fall 2020 Graduate programming, visit the School of Graduate Studies website.

Explore a range of Graduate and Professional student resources.


For the latest information on research operations at Queen's University, including graduate research, visit the VP (Research) COVID-19 information web page.

Society for Graduate and Professional Students (SGPS)

Graduate students seeking to connect with student association representatives should visit the SGPS website.

Student awards and financial support

For information on financial aid, visit the University Registrar's Student Award web page.

The Division of Student Affairs also offers funding and award opportunities.

Student Experience

Student Affairs Fall/Winter student support services

For a full, up-to-date look at available support services being offered this fall/winter, visit the Division of Student Affairs website.

Athletics & Recreation

For updates on athletics and recreation Fall 2020 programming and planning, visit the Athletics and Recreation COVID-19 information web page.

Student Wellness Services

Engage a range of health and wellness services for students.

Inclusive Queen's

Learn about the resources, programs, and new initiatives that are helping us to build a campus that embraces diversity and empowers all members of our community to thrive at Queen’s.

Alma Mater Society (AMS)

Visit the AMS' website for their list of COVID-19 resources, health insurance, and directory of student clubs.


Bader International Study Centre (BISC)

Students set to study with the BISC this academic year can learn more about fall term learning on the BISC Online+ web page.

Queen's University International Centre (QUIC)

For general information on QUIC student services visit the QUIC website. International students studying at Queen's should consult the COVID-19 International Student FAQ.


All university-sponsored travel is suspended. Queen’s University has suspended all university-sponsored travel outside of Canada indefinitely. This affects students, staff, and faculty and includes all future exchange, study abroad, letters of permission, faculty-led programs, internships, research placements, community-engaged learning, practicums, and conferences. This suspension also applies to incoming travel by visitors outside of Canada coming to Queen’s. In specific circumstances, waivers may be granted. Please email the Office of the Vice-Provost (International).



Due to the ongoing response to COVID-19, Queen's Homecoming 2020 will be offered virtually. For more information visit the Homecoming website.