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Masks recommended in residence

The university will join other Edmonton and Alberta institutions and facilities in suspending our mandatory masking policy starting Wednesday, March 16.

Outside guests permitted

Guests who do not live in residence are now permitted to visit residence buildings when hosted by a resident. Residents are also permitted to visit between residence buildings.

Reminder: Winter 2022 safe start extension in residence

Residence Services is here to support you during the university’s extended safe start period, whether you are remaining in residence or leaving temporarily.

Winter 2022 Safe Start extension: Residence remains open with safety measures in place

The university has announced plans to extend enhanced campus safety measures until February 28, 2022, including temporarily extending online courses. If you're on campus, here’s what you need to know about these changes and what to expect.

Updated health and safety measures in residence

Residence has made changes to support resident health and safety and continues to ask that everyone work together to keep our communities safe.

Changes to COVID-19 Isolation and Testing Requirements

In response to the Omicron variant of concern, COVID-19 testing and isolation requirements are evolving.

UPDATE: Understanding health measures in residence

Alberta has declared a public health emergency and the university has implemented new measures to ensure the safety of our campus community. Here’s what you need to know right now to understand how the university measures impact living in residence.

UPDATE: Masks required in residence

All students in residence must wear masks in indoor residence common areas except in select areas, and Residence has isolation rooms and support available. Learn more in this recent notice.

Masks required in residence spaces

New requirements for masks are now effective in residence.

Alberta Stage 3 reopening: Safety expectations in residence

As the province moves to Stage 3 of reopening July 1, health and safety expectations in residence are changing.

Provincial health measures: Return to Step 1 on April 8

Alberta has moved back to Step 1 restrictions until further notice. Stronger public health measures are in place to protect the health system and reduce the rising spread of COVID-19 provincewide.

Dining halls move to takeaway service only

Alberta has moved back to Step 1 restrictions until further notice, and starting Thursday, April 8, the dining halls will move to takeaway only.

Consequences to continued violations of COVID-19 expectations

Residence Services takes safety very seriously. See the consequences to continued violations of COVID-19 expectations.

Don’t let your luck run out

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up on Wednesday—but remember to spread Irish spirit, not COVID-19.

Gathering rules in residence updated

Public health measures to restrict the spread of COVID-19 have eased in Alberta and residence expectations on social gatherings have changed.

Welcome back to in-person dining

The Lister and Peter Lougheed Hall dining halls will be reopening for in-person dining starting Tuesday, February 9 with approval from Alberta Health Services.

UPDATE: Stronger provincial public health measures

The Government of Alberta has implemented stronger public health measures to protect the health system and slow the spread of COVID-19. View the mandatory restrictions that apply provincewide and will be in place until at least Thursday, January 21, 2021.

Dining halls: Takeout service only

Starting Sunday, December 13 the dining halls will move to takeaway only. See notice for more details.

Residence updates for new provincial COVID-19 measures

The Government of Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency supported by enhanced public health restrictions. Residences remain open and operational. See our recent update to learn more.

Dining hall table sanitizing

A red table card tells staff a table has been used and needs to be cleaned for the next person; a green card tell you the table has been cleaned, sanitized and disinfected.

Updated policy: No guests in residence buildings

The no guest allowed policy now includes residents from other buildings. Find out more information.

Concerns about COVID-19 exposure on campus

The current risk of exposure remains LOW in our residence community. Learn more about the outbreak that occurred in St. Joseph’s College men’s residence.

Residences Fall 2020

Moved in, moving in or joining residence virtually—whatever the case, we are so excited to start the year!

Parking Services moves online

Due to COVID-19, all of our services have been moved online and our Lister Centre office will only be open Fridays from 8 am–12 pm for in-person appointments.