Office of the Vice-Principal (Finance and Administration)


Vice-Principal (Finance and Administration)

site header

Phased Return to Campus

Click here for the most up-to-date information from Queen's University regarding COVID-19.

Decisions on priorities for additional activities returning to campus in a phased approach will be guided by provincial measures. The list includes activities that have been recently approved under the provincial Phase 2 reopening framework.  It will be updated as additional activities are approved for a phased return to campus. Note that individual faculties and departments may have processes for internal approvals that align with the broader university approval process. 

Only faculty, staff, and students engaged in the following activities should be on campus:   

  • Essential Services: 
    • Security 
    • Custodial  
    • Maintenance  
    • Construction 
    • Environmental Health and Safety 
    • Residence and Community Housing 
    • Approved Priority 1 and Priority 2 Research Labs 
    • IT support 
    • Student Wellness Services 
  • Outdoor athletic facilities: Tindall and Nixon fields and the Main Campus Tennis courts. 
  • Clinical placements in the Faculty of Health Sciences (Medicine, Nursing, Rehabilitation Therapy). 
  • Drug Smart Pharmacy in the Queen’s Centre 
  • Campus Dentist in the JDUC 
  • Intermittent access for staff and faculty who need access to on-campus materials and facilities to develop courses for remote delivery. 
  • Temporary on-site access is permitted to allow individuals to complete specific tasks and to retrieve materials necessary to continue their work remotely. 
  • Temporary on-site access to review and prepare office premises for a return to campus in accordance with the Guidelines 
  • Library Services curbside service 
  • Qmobile curbside service 
  • AMS Foodbank curbside service  
  • Common Ground take-out service (June 29, 2020)
  • Agnes Etherington Art Centre (July 7, 2020)
  • Psychology Clinic at Queen’s (limited to services that cannot be completed virtually)