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COVID-19 Campus Information for Students

Keeping You and Our Community Safe

On-Campus Protocols

Understand your responsibilities while on campus including masking requirements.

Off-Campus Safety

Whether you’re living on campus or in surrounding neighbourhoods, we all play a part in keeping our community safe.

Your Campus Experience

Our campuses are open with in-person course instruction beginning Jan. 4, 2022. Normal campus amenities and services will be available with minimal restrictions. Here are the highlights of what you need to know when coming to campus:

Before You Arrive

Daily Actions

  • Wear your mask! Masks are required in all common areas.
  • Complete your daily self-assessment via SAFEHawk.
  • Bring your proof of vaccination (SafeHawk badge or provincial passport). Verification is required for some campus amenities.
  • Don't forget your OneCard! 



Your Classroom Experience

We've gathered some key tips to keep you and your classmates safe while in the classroom.

  • Masks are required in classrooms.
  • Limit the personal items you bring to class. Bring only the materials you need.
  • Food is not permitted in classrooms, but you are allowed to temporarily remove your mask if you need a drink.
  • There is no required physical distancing requirements for indoor or outdoor instructional spaces.
  • Students will be able to sanitize their workspace or classroom materials prior to use and supplies will be providedClassrooms will be cleaned and disinfected by Laurier at the end of each day.
  • Try to arrive no more than five to 10 minutes before your class begins to minimize time spent in lobbies, hallways, and other small common areas.
  • New and updated study spaces are available in both Brantford and Waterloo.

Your Community

Whether you're returning or stepping onto campus for the first time, we want to help you have an amazing experience on campus this winter. Immerse yourself in the Golden Hawk community and know that this is where you belong.

Get involved, stay engaged, and feel connected: 

Don't forget to check out the calendar of events to find out what's happening around campus. Interested in organizing an event? Check out the guideliens for student event organizers.

Support Your Way

Don't forget, we’re here when you need help.