Updated March 2022

Covid-19 Guidelines for Students

Please review our revised Covid-19 Self-Isolation Guidelines for 2022

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Required Vaccinations

  • The BC Government has announced that students living in residence are required to be vaccinated from now until April 8, 2022.
  • Any student moving into residence during this time is required to show Proof of Vaccination to Residence Services staff. Your proof of vaccination will be reviewed at our front desk during the check-in process.
  • After April 8, 2022, proof of vaccination will no longer be required.

Mask Policy in Residence

  • As of Friday, March 11, 2022 masks are no longer mandatory in residence but are strongly recommended.
  • When on campus, follow the UVic mask policy.

Guest Restrictions as of March 14, 2022

  • Off-campus guests and visitors are NOT allowed into any residence buildings, rooms, or Cluster units, or in the residence precinct, until the end of April 2022.
  • Our standard occupancy limits are back in place until further notice:
    - Cluster housing is restricted to a maximum of 16 people at any one time
    - Single dorm rooms are restricted to a maximum of 4 people at any one time
    - Double dorm rooms are restricted to a maximum of 8 people at any one time

Free Rapid Antigen Tests

International Students

If You Feel Sick while Living in Residence

  • Review our brochure Covid-19 Guidelines for Students which outlines how to self-isolate and how to keep yourself and others healthy. This brochure is updated regularly as requirements and processes change.