COVID-19 UPDATE FROM BOOTH UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, May 2, 2022

May 2, 2022

Booth University College remains committed to the health and safety of our campus community. This Bulletin covers the period of time from May 2, 2022 till August 21, 2022, barring any change to provincial restrictions.
Effective May 2, 2022, Booth University College will no longer require proof of vaccination for anyone coming to campus (employees, students, contractors and visitors). Employees may return to campus to work; however, they are not required to return over the summer months. This does not apply to summer essential workers. Please discuss your schedule with your supervisor.

Booth UC continues to require all employees, students, contractors and visitors to wear a 3-ply well fitted filtered mask, ie. KN95, N95, medical grade, etc., in all common and/or shared spaces, complete a self-screening declaration before entering and adhere to social distancing during in-person meetings. Masks are available at Student Services Information Desk.

ACADEMICS

Fall Term Delivery

Fall Term delivery decisions will be made during the month of June.

Library

The library will be open to the public.
All seating areas will be setup to accommodate social distancing.
Masks are required to be worn.
Library staff are responsible to ensure all areas are sanitized after each use.

School for Continuing Studies

The School for Continuing Studies continues to offer fully online, asynchronous courses.

STUDENT SERVICES

Supports

The Academic Learning Center will remain open during the Spring term, for both in-person and virtual appointments. Appointments can be made using the ALC scheduling site: https://app.acuityscheduling.com/schedule.php?owner=13403925 
Appointments will be scheduled with sufficient time before and after the appointment to minimize close contact with others. Meeting rooms will be large enough to accommodate social distancing.
Student Services staff are responsible to ensure all areas are sanitized after each use.

International Students

International students arriving to during this time must adhere to the Booth UC Safe Arrival Plan.
International students arriving in Winnipeg must inform the Student Services Coordinator at least two weeks prior to their arrival date to ensure appropriate protocols are adhered to and support is given in timely fashion. E-mail: Matthew.Peters@BoothUC.ca.

Residence

All privileges granted to the resident students remain in effect.
The third-floor student lounge is open for resident students.
A guest policy has been put in place, please contact Student Services for details.

Events

Student event requests during the Spring term will be reviewed by Student Services on a case by case basis. Guidelines will be provided, as deemed appropriate, at the time of the request.

HOSPITALITY

The Bistro will be closed for the summer, May 7th until late August.
Booth University College will not be accepting any outside rental groups during the Spring term.

HUMAN RESOURCES

All employees are required to stay home when sick. If an employee is symptomatic or tests positive for COVID-19 they must stay home for a minimum of 5 days. Employees must be symptom free for 24 hours and test negative before returning to campus.
If a member of the employees’ household displays symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19, employees must stay home until the member of the household is symptom free for 24 hours.
For employees who are required to stay home due to a member of their household being sick, and who cannot perform their duties from home, please contact HR for further instruction.

FACILITIES

Booth UC will be open to the public for the Spring term. The inside doors will remain locked at this time, all visitors are required to check in at the front desk.

THE PUBLIC

Visitors

Visitors/guests are permitted on campus and must be met by the employee who invited them to campus, at the front desk.

Contractors

Contractors must report to Student Services Information Desk and must be met by the employee who invited them to campus.

Deliveries

Delivery courier/drivers are permitted entrance by the front desk staff at Waldron and Peterson Hall. If the delivery cannot be left at the front desk, the appropriate department will be contacted.

Any general questions not addressed here can be directed to communications@boothuc.ca.

The Booth UC COVID-19 Recovery Committee continues to meet throughout the winter and will provide updates as necessary.

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Kimberly Kakegamic
Communications Specialist

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communications@boothuc.ca

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