Last updated: July 29, 2021.
Please be advised that the contents of this page reflect the recommendations in Step 3 of the Province of British Columbiaâ€™s Restart Plan and the provinceâ€™s lifting of the pandemic state of emergency.
Along withÂ UBC, Student Housing has implemented plans to provide the best possible accommodation for our residents given COVID-19 challenges and the re-start advice and recommendations provided by our Provincial Health Authorities.Â Health and safety remain our first priorities, and we continue to work closely with the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, and with other post-secondary institutions within BC to ensure our plans are aligned with health and safety guidelines and other emerging and leading practices. More information on what this PHO means for UBCO residenceÂ can be found here.
Please review the following rules to help you understand what is required of youâ€”to help keep our community healthy.
COVID-19 residence rules
The following rules are in effect in the Student Residences managed by UBC Student Housing and Community Services and apply on the residential property as defined in the Residence contract applicable to your residence area.Â The boundaries of each residence property can be foundÂ here.
Additional campus-wide rules that govern conduct elsewhere on UBC Premises are foundÂ here, and apply to you when not on residential property.
During the COVID-19 emergency, Student Housing and Hospitality Services will be following health and safety measures required of it by Federal and Provincial government authorities, including the and other emerging and leading practices.
Employees of UBC Student Housing and Hospitality Services, guest speakers and other third party service providers are not governed by these COVID-19 residence rules but are governed by a different sets of COVID-19 Rules which are compliant with the guidelines of Public Health Authorities and may differ from those that apply to residents.
These rules are in place to help maintain the health and safety of yourself and others in the residence community. It is important that you comply with these rules and stay informed of any changes in these rules in order to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19. Failure to follow these rules may result in residence standards action up to an including termination of your residence contract and eviction from residence.
Services, amenities and rules may need to be adjusted on an ongoing basis, often on short notice, to respond to developing circumstances.