Our Campus Plan

We are excited to share our phased approach that aligns with BC's Restart Plan.

Step 1* – leading up to June 15, 2021

  • 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* – 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 an approved safety plan, including student clubs. Email facilities@langara.ca for more information.
  • Consultation with the sector as a whole begins for the next steps on indoor and outdoor organized gatherings.

Step 3* – Current state

  • Masks are mandatory in indoor public spaces. Please note: mask-wearing does not exempt you from maintaining careful social contact. BC's Mask mandate (effective August 25, 2021).
  • 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* – TBD

  • 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