Mask Fitting


The College of Health Sciences provides a qualitative respirator fit test for N95 respirator masks.

Before registering for a fit test, please complete the N95 Respirator Fitting Testing Form.

To book a date and time, please choose a “product” from the online store. Please use your UAlberta email account when booking.  

Faculties or Programs can make a group booking by filling in this form.

If you want to cancel or re-schedule your booking, please do so at least 48 hours in advance.  An appointment can only be re-scheduled once.

Face mask

Prior to coming to your appointment, please ensure that you

  • Are clean-shaven. Reference Chart
  • Do not eat, drink (except water), smoke, vape, chew gum within 20 minutes of the appointment.

Please arrive 15 minutes in advance of your appointment time with:

  • A copy of your receipt
  • OneCard or any government-issued photo ID
  • A bottle of water to rinse your mouth


The student will be tested with a respirator facepiece and bitter/sweet nebulizer. During the test, the student will also learn to put on and take off the mask and conduct seal checks.

An appointment usually takes 15-20 minutes.

We are currently fit testing the 3M 1804, 3M 1860, 3M 1860s & 3M 1870+ respirators.

Upon successful completion, the student will receive a certificate that is valid for up to two years or when major physical changes occur such as gaining/losing weight, pregnancy, facial or dental surgery. 

Location: Room 2-220, Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA)

Email address:

Phone number: 780-492-0110 for inquiries related to mask fitting appointments.

student fitting a mask