Notice: COVID-19 resources, information and plans for current and upcoming academic terms. Learn more.

Upcoming Academic Terms: Info and Plans

About Working on Campus

  • The University is optimistic that the Fall 2021 term will allow for a carefully staged reopening of our campuses, with increased options for in-person classes, activities, and services.

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  • While most units are working remotely or with reduced service, certain staff continue to be needed to keep the University safe, secure, and operational, and to carry out facility maintenance, critical lab-safety work, or teaching duties.
  • We want to minimize the risk to them and to you.
  • While on campus, please practice physical distancing.
  • Masks/face coverings mandatory on U of R campuses

Accessing Campus

  • Access is available from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. daily at the following unlocked exterior entrance doors:
    • Dr. William Riddell Centre (West doors)
    • Administration-Humanities Building (North doors)
    • Education Building (South doors)
    • College West (West doors)
    • Centre for Kinesiology and Health Studies (South doors)
  • Student employees, supported by campus security, are stationed at those locations to ensure those entering have reason to be there.
  • Please bring your University- or government-issued identification.
  • See campus entrance map.
  • If you require urgent access outside of these hours, please contact Campus Security at 306-585-4999.

COVID-19 Signs and Floor Decals

  • A variety of signs, floor and window decals have been developed for use by faculties and departments to support the safe transition to on-campus teaching, learning and working.

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Cleaning Individual Office Spaces

  • To allow custodial staff to focus on public areas, Facilities Management is asking faculty and staff to clean their own offices and kitchenettes and remove/empty their own garbage. Additional garbage bins will be made available in common areas and/or in faculty/department staff lounges.
  • Work Control will be working remotely starting Friday, March 20, 2020.
  • All work requests should be entered via the FAMIS work management system. If you require assistance as a FAMIS user you can contact work control via email at
  • Always practice appropriate cleaning and disinfection practices to avoid transmitting viruses or bacteria, especially if you share supplies, workspaces or equipment, such as printers, keyboards, and phones.
  • Use disinfectant, such as Oxivir TB Disinfecting Wipes available through SMS Stores, to clean office touch points, including keyboard and mouse, phone, keys, door handles, desk tops, armrests, light switches, and thermostats.
  • Unplug small appliances and equipment, such as portable heaters and coffee machines and ensure all windows are closed and secured.