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Return to Campus: At-a-glance

Operations are changing quickly as we respond to public health orders and plan for increased activity on campus. Below is a brief guide to support members of the UBCO community.


Teaching and academics

Effective: January 12, 2022

Teaching & Learning
UBC has made the decision to continue to deliver the majority of programs online until February 7. See the January 12 UBC Broadcast.

Study Spaces
Bookable and informal spaces available; visit Library.

Internships and Co-op Placements
Permitted, following public health guidelines.


Student services

Effective: December 22, 2021

Academic and Registration Support
Advisors are available for both in-person and virtual appointments.

Health and Wellness Clinic
Clinic and counselling services are available in-person or remotely by appointment.

Residences
Open, with COVID-19 residence rules. Self-isolation accommodation available. Visit UBCO Student Housing.

Other Student Services
Additional student services and supports.

Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellows
Visit College of Graduate Studies.


General services

Effective: January 12, 2022

Campus remains open, including student housing, student services, and all libraries.

Library
Open; visit Library.

IT Services
Submit online tickets to IT Helpdesk or call 250-807-9000.

Food Services
See what’s open.

Fitness and recreation
Visit Recreation for available activities.


Working

Effective: January 12, 2022

Campus remains open, including student housing, student services, and all libraries.

Managers and supervisors are encouraged to be flexible in allowing remote work, where academic or operational requirements permit; however, where in person work remains necessary, remote work arrangements may not be possible. On campus work is being completed under the COVID-19 UBC Safety Planning Framework


Research

Effective: June 23, 2021

On-campus
On-campus research and scholarly activity is currently managed at the Faculty level. Any changes to on-campus and in-person research will be aligned with BC’s Restart Plan and Provincial Health guidelines.

Fieldwork
Permitted, following process at the Faculty level. Visit Fieldwork.

In-person research involving human participants
Consult the Office of Research Ethics website for the latest guidance and updates. Contact the UBCO-Behavioural Research Ethics Board (BREB) for specific consultations.


Events

Effective: December 22, 2021

Status
Events are permitted in line with public health restrictions and in accordance with UBC policies. Visit Status of Events at UBC for more information. For event booking details on the Okanagan campus, visit Bookings and Events.


General operations

Effective: January 12, 2022

Campus remains open, including student housing, student services, and all libraries.

Building access
Regular building access resumed September 2021.

Deliveries
See Campus Mail and Central Receiving.

Construction projects
Ongoing.