What to know as you prepare to resume on-campus work: a quick reference
Has your manager reached out to you about returning to campus? Here is what you need to know.
Sections in this guide
Before you go
Should I go?
- Has your manager talked to you about returning?
- If not, please continue to work from home. On-campus work remains limited, in accordance with public health directives.
- Does your health allow?
What do I need to do first?
- Complete the mandatory Minerva Self-assessment form each day you go to campus, before arriving.
- Watch the 4 short, required videos:
- Consult the Directives on Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 on Campus.
On your way
How should I get there?
- If you prefer to drive and have a vehicle, you can request on-campus parking at 50% of the usual rates.
- If you bike, there are 200 bicycle racks across campus, or you are eligible for a Bixi discount.
- If you take public transportation, it is recommended to wear a mask and to practice distancing.
When you arrive
Where do I go?
What will be different?
- Security representatives are posted at the entrances to buildings in Category 1 (Fully Managed Access) to ensure that everyone:
- answers no to these screening questions.
- scans their access card and respects signage and spacing.
- Inside the building, you will see signage guiding the flow of foot traffic for physical distancing.
While you’re there
How will things be set up to ensure safety?
- The University has established a cleaning protocol of common public spaces and high touch areas.
- Building Services has increased cleaning. These surfaces are cleaned and disinfected every 2 hours.
- Each Faculty and Unit will coordinate shifts and workspace reorganization. Speak with your manager to discuss the plan for your area.
What should I do differently?
- Practice prevention measures, including frequent hand washing, social distancing and any other requirements specific to your work area.
- Avoid sharing supplies and spending extended time in common areas.
- While most meetings will continue to take place remotely, in person meetings are allowed with the proper measures (distancing, face coverings).
What if I start to feel sick at work?
- Physically isolate yourself, quickly inform your supervisor, and follow this procedure.
Before you leave
- Clean your workspace.