Safe Operations During COVID-19

Last updated May 26, 2022

COVID Safety Plans

There are seven COVID-19 Safety Plans that are applicable UBC-wide and are updated by UBC Safety and Risk Services. Five of them apply at the College:

  • Common Areas and Public Realm
  • Housing/Student Residences
  • Learning Spaces
  • Offices/Administrative Areas
  • Study Spaces

For details on each of the Safety Plans, see

Please note that the above plans are UBC-wide and miss some local complexity at the College. Notable substitutions include:

“Building Operations” for “Student Housing and Community Services”(for facilities maintenance and cleaning/custodial); “Function Responsibility Form” for “Event Request Form”; and “Residence Life Manager” for different substitutes (please inquire at the College office for clarification if needed).

COVID-19 Campus Rules

See the COVID-19 Campus Rules.

  • Masks in indoor public spaces. This is in effect until June 30, 2022.
  • Daily health self-assessments: A daily self-health assessment is required before attending campus, and is to be performed daily for those living on campus to monitor their condition.
  • Stay home if you are sick: If you feel sick stay home use the Thrive Health self-assessment tool for guidance.
  • Mandatory training: All faculty and staff currently working-on or returning to campus must complete the mandatory online training module “UBC Go Forward COVID-19 Safety Planning” training.
  • Signage: Everyone must follow relevant signage when moving around UBC campuses or worksites.
  • COVID-19 safety plans & communicable disease plans: Supervisors will ensure that all faculty, staff and contractors are familiar with the latest guidance from the Provincial Public Health Officer as it relates to their

COVID-19 Green College Residence Rules

For all residents living on contract, COVID-19 Residence Rules apply.

Any residents that test positive for COVID-19 should notify our Membership Coordinator. You can isolate in a shared roommate situation in your room if you develop symptoms while at the College; you cannot quarantine there if you are symptomatic and returning from travel. See isolation tips.

For all residents intending to have guests, please see our Guest Policy for COVID-19, and the guest responsibility form.