Return to Campus Plan

In the upcoming months, we look forward to safely opening up our campus. We are excited to share our phased approach that aligns with BC's Restart Plan.

Step 1* – complete

  • Masks mandatory in all indoor public and shared spaces
  • Maintain 6 feet (2 metres) physical distancing
  • If sick, stay home and get tested.
On-campus activities allowed
  • Approved in-person classes
  • Indoor seated in-person gatherings (max 10) with safety protocols
  • Outdoor seated in-person (max 50) gatherings** with an approved safety plan
Services open
  • Health Services, Daycare, Bookstore, some computer labs, silent study room (L226), Community cupboard, Printshop, cycling facilities

Step 2* – complete (June 15 - July 1, 2021)

  • Masks mandatory in all indoor public and shared spaces
  • Maintain 6 feet (2 metre) physical distancing
  • If sick, stay home and get tested.
  • Planning for Langara Students’ Union re-opening
  • Planning for return for more in-person student services
New on-campus activities allowed
  • Indoor (seated) and outdoor organized gatherings** (max 50), with approved safety plan, including student clubs. Email facilities@langara.ca for more information.
  • Consultation with the sector as a whole begins for next steps on indoor and outdoor organized gatherings.

Step 3* – July 1 - September 7, 2021

  • Masks recommended in all indoor public and shared spaces for those who are not fully vaccinated.
  • People may engage in careful social contact indoors and outdoors.
  • If sick, stay home and get tested.
  • Planning for in-person new student orientation
New on-campus activities allowed
  • Campus open; tapping of smart card (student ID) no longer required (as of Friday, Jul 2)
  • Organized gatherings** increased, including new student orientations.
New Services open
  • Food services return to campus (Starbucks open early July)
  • Multifaith Room, all study spaces, all computer labs

Step 4* – September 7 onwards

  • Masks in public indoor settings are a personal choice.
  • Normal social contact
  • If sick, stay home and get tested.
  • New campus safety plans in place, guided by Public Health Office.
New on-campus activities allowed
  • Return to normal (full return to pre-pandemic campus activities)
Services open
  • Return to normal; all services open