Campus Safety Checklist

We’re closely following public health measures, but if you are coming to campus, we need your help to minimize any risks. Below is a quick list of the essentials: what you need to know about campus safety protocols before and during a visit to U of A campuses.

Full, detailed campus safety protocols can be found in the University of Alberta Safety Measures General Directives.

Before Coming to Campus
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Get vaccinated

Vaccinations are the safest and most effective way to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and its impacts on individuals and our communities.

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Get your CampusReady Pass

You are required to upload proof of vaccination or exemption and have a CampusReady pass before coming to campus properties and facilities.

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Do a health check

If you’re feeling sick, stay home, notify your supervisor or instructor, and follow Alberta Health Services advice. COVID-19 sick protocols are part of the U of A’s rapid response Plan.

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Bring a mask

Non-medical face masks must be worn in all public indoor areas on campuses with few exceptions. Learn more about masking at the U of A.

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Stay informed

Visit the U of A COVID-19 information website regularly to learn what resources or safety protocols apply to you.

While on Campus
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Practice good hygiene

Wash or sanitize your hands before and after touching surfaces. Some seating areas with tables and chairs may not be cleaned between individual use.

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Make space whenever possible

Respectful physical distancing and smaller groups are encouraged whenever possible. Don’t forget, masks are required indoors on all campuses.

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Be patient

Don’t overcrowd shared or enclosed spaces like elevators, washrooms, and hallways.

When in doubt, look for the official campus safety signage nearby.