Phased Return to Campus

Essential University Functions

Return to campus request process

Units wishing to return to campus before on-campus activities are authorized to resume should first consider the Principles for decision-making during the COVID-19 pandemic.  If access is still deemed appropriate and necessary: 

  1. Unit completes the Request to Resume On-Campus Activities Form (DOC, 73 KB) which collects necessary information to review opening plans.  
    • For units reporting to the Provost, forms must be approved and submitted by the Dean, Vice-Provost, or Deputy Provost or delegate. 
    • For all other units, forms must be approved and submitted by the applicable Vice-Principal or delegate.
    • Applications must be submitted at least 10 business days in advance of the reopening.
  2. Form is submitted to
  3. Proposals will be approved by the Academic Operations Group (AOG) and/or the Senior Leadership Team (SLT)
  4. After approval by AOG and/or SLT: 
    • Building capacity subgroup to map building capacity (if / as applicable)
    •  Guidelines/Health and Safety subgroup to review health and safety aspects of the plan and provide feedback to the submitting unit as required.
      • EH&S will liaise with David Walker/Heather Cole if public health input is required.  This should be limited because protocol information is publicly available.  
      • Campus Operations Group (COG) to be notified of proposals under review, and proposals approved.