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Upcoming Academic Terms: Info and Plans

U of R Anticipated Phases of Return to Campus

  • The University of Regina follows all updated public health measures and travel restrictions as they are announced by Saskatchewan's Chief Medical Health Officer and the Government of Canada.
  • Research, teaching/learning, and operations activities and services leading up to a full return to campus have been categorized by colour and target dates.

Estimated target dates for each stage in the University's recovery process

  • Red: highly restricted (Mid-March to Mid-May 2020)
  • Orange: restricted (Mid-May to December 2020)
  • Yellow: moderately restricted (Estimated January 2021)
  • Green: few/no restrictions (TBD)

Details about the re-introduction of specific community activities and campus services will be announced as they are implemented.

Status of activities and services for recovery process

  • The following table outlines briefly the status of activities and services for the University of Regina's recovery process.
  • It is important to keep in mind that these phases, dates, and details will be subject to ongoing evaluation and updates due to the evolving nature of the pandemic.

Campus Services &
Activities

Orange

(Current: Mid-May
to December 2020)

Yellow

(Estimated target date:
January 2021)

Green

(Estimated target date: TBD)

Classes

Spring/Summer semester courses delivered remotely and at a distance

Most Fall semester courses delivered remotely and at a distance

A limited number of approved low-density labs and studios offered face-to-face in Fall semester

Many courses will continue to be delivered remotely and at a distance

Potential for low- to moderate-density lectures/labs/ studios/seminars to be offered face-to-face

Face-to-face teaching resumes

Faculties, departments, and units may continue to offer remote delivery of courses, as appropriate.

Campus buildings Critical services continue

Building access is monitored, entrances restricted to three buildings and limited hours

Critical services continue

Building access is unrestricted

Building access is unrestricted
Research Research resumes in additional selected labs and studios (RIC, RC, Research Park, LAB and ED buildings) with VPR approval

VPR-approved research with human participants resumes

Field research with graduate and undergraduate students resumes

Research resumes in additional locations with VPR approval

Field work continues within SK with VPR approval

All research activity resumes
Employees on campus

Remote work continues for most U of R employees until August 2020

Gradual employee return to the workplace begins in September 2020

Limited staff continue to work on campus to provide services that resist remote delivery

Gradual employee return to the workplace continues
University business travel - international & interprovincial No travel is permitted Limited University travel may resume if allowed under federal and provincial regulations Travel is unrestricted
Residences Residence occupancy remains limited Residence occupancy may increase while meeting updated health and safety standards Residence occupancy is unrestricted
Dr. John Archer Library

Entry by online appointment only (Archive and microfilm access, July–Dec; main floor computer and solo study access, Sept–Dec)

Needed materials delivered electronically (July–Dec), via mail (July, Aug), or curbside pickup (Sept–Dec)

Library instruction, information services, and research services delivered remotely

Unrestricted access to building and services
Retail services Limited campus services resume (e.g. chiro, physio, dentist, Bookstore) following risk assessment and approval Additional campus services resume following risk assessment and approval
Sports & recreation Varsity athletic events cancelled
On-campus student common areas & student club spaces Student common areas are closed with limited, exceptions following risk assessment and approval Limited access to student common areas and club spaces gradually resumes following risk assessment and approval Access to all student common areas and club spaces is unrestricted

 

Events or gatherings on campus (students or general public) Campus events remain cancelled Limited campus events, services, and activities resume following risk assessment and approval

High-density activities and large gatherings remain restricted

All operations and events resume