Apr 3, 2019

April 3, 2019 - Updated 11:30am
For further updates on class relocations, service updates, and counselling availability, please refer to this page.

April 3, 2019 - Updated 8:30am 

T Building is closed. Registrar and Enrolment Services (RES) has moved. Exams in T Building have relocated. Please check your schedule for the latest details. Classes have moved online. Please connect with your instructor for details.

Please note the following relocations. 

  • RES Main Counter is now located at Continuing Studies in A Building (front counter near main entrance). 
  • RES Main Office is now located in L109
  • Lost and Found is now located at Campus Security

April 2, 2019 - Updated 9:45pm 

Langara cares about our students' well-being, and appreciates that many students will require support due to the events on Monday. The College has arranged for representatives from Morneau Shepell to provide Traumatic Event Support Sessions for Students on Wednesday, April 3rd at the following times:

  • 11:30 am -12:30 pm
  • 1:30 pm-2:30 pm
  • 3:30 pm-4:30 pm

All sessions will take place in the LSU Upper Lounge.

Counselling Services will be open for individual counselling tomorrow, and welcomes drop-in visits or appointment requests.

The LSU's student care representative will also be on campus from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm to help students navigate Empower Me. 24/7 support for students is available through that program.

We want to encourage you to make use of these supports for yourself and refer your classmates to them as needed.

April 2, 2019 - Updated 1:10pm

Langara College's W 49th Avenue campus will re-open tomorrow, April 3rd. T Building will be closed until further notice as we work to restore the damaged areas.

Classes and exams will take place as scheduled, but there is a high possibility that your final exams have changed rooms. If you had previously noted room assignments for your exams, please check the schedule again.

Any classes in T Building will be moved online, and any exams scheduled will be relocated.

Students who need to pick up their personal belongings can come to campus starting at 3:00 pm today. Please report to Campus Security and provide your College ID when you arrive, or when you collect your belongings (if your ID is among them). Please note that the rest of campus remains closed for the reminder of this day (April 2nd).

April 2, 2019 - Updated at 11:00 am 

While the College campus remains closed today, the Library is also closed. All online resources can be accessed off campus. Friendly reminder that when using library resources off campus, you will be prompted for your student/employee ID and password.

  • Students can access the library's online resources (ebooks, journal articles, streaming media) are all available from off campus as is online reference assistance (AskAway and email).
  • Staff will be online via Langara AskAway from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm today. They will also be checking the Library Reference e-mail account.
  • Research help has links to assignment guides, accessing AskAway and WriteAway (online writing centre), and citation guidance.

We understand that yesterday's events can be upsetting and would like to remind you of the support available: 

April 2, 2019 - Updated at 9:20 am 
When campus was evacuated yesterday there were some exams in process. To ensure academic integrity, faculty and staff who need to come to campus to secure exam materials or retrieve personal belongings may do so. Please report to Campus Security, who will assist you with gaining access to the relevant building. Employees whose belongings were in the T Building can pick them up at Campus Security. You will need to provide your College ID to Security when you arrive, or when you collect your belongings (if your ID is among them).
We will update later today to let students know when they will be able to come to campus to retrieve their belongings.
Vehicles left on campus yesterday can also be retrieved. Please check in with Campus Security before you remove your vehicle.

April 1, 2019 - Updated at 10:20 pm

We are pleased to report that the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) have competed their sweep of all campus buildings, and campus is secure. However, classes on the W. 49th campus remain cancelled for tomorrow, as we work to secure College and personal property and prepare for the resumption of operations.

Classes occurring at the 601 West Broadway campus or at locations other than the W. 49th campus, such as offsite Nursing practica, will go ahead as scheduled.

Unless you have been specifically contacted by your leader to assist with recovery operations tomorrow, (primarily select staff in Facilities, Security, IT, RES, etc), employees are asked not to come to work tomorrow.

We recognize that employees and students may have left behind important personal belongings and that some faculty may need to collect exam materials; information on the process to recover them will be provided tomorrow morning. Employees and students who need to retrieve vehicles left in campus lots are asked to check-in at Campus Security before removing their vehicle.

The Daycare will not be open tomorrow, Tuesday April 2nd.

Information will continue to be posted here as it comes available.

April 1, 2019 - Updated at 8:00 pm 

Nursing students: Clinical practica occurring off campus are going ahead as scheduled tomorrow. Clinical instructors will be on-site at the various hospitals, etc. as usual. 

April 1, 2019 - Updated at 7:00 pm 

Vancouver Police Department arrests suspect relating to today's incident. Read their media release

April 1, 2019 - Updated at 5:45 pm

The Vancouver Police Department is continuing to secure the main campus and it remains closed for the day; there is no access to the campus. All classes at the main campus are cancelled for tomorrow, Tuesday April 2, 2019. The parkade and campus buildings remain closed until further notice.

The campus at 601 West Broadway will be open tomorrow and classes will resume. 

Please be assured that any personal possessions will remain secured in classrooms and offices where they were left. Please watch for updates as to how you may recover any possessions. 

We understand that today’s events can be upsetting and would like to remind you of the support available. Students can access after-hours support via Langara Counselling here, or via the Langara Students Union here.

April 1, 2019 - Updated at 3:30 pm

All Continuing Studies classes are cancelled today. The campus at 601 West Broadway will also close, effective 3:30pm today.

April 1, 2019 - Updated at 2:30 pm

Due to the main campus being closed, the 601 West Broadway campus will be closed, effective 3:30 pm today. All classes for the late afternoon and evening will be cancelled.

April 1, 2019 - Updated at 1:50 pm

Campus is closed for the remainder of the day. Students, staff, and faculty are advised to leave the campus. All regular and Continuing Studies classes and exams at the West 49th campus are cancelled.

The campus at 601 West Broadway remains open.

Anyone who saw anything suspicious in the T Building this morning is asked to please call Vancouver Police immediately at 911.

Please watch our website for further updates regarding classes tomorrow.

Thank you for your patience.

April 1, 2019 - Updated at 1:15 pm

Campus is closed for the day. Students, staff, and faculty should vacate the campus. Classes and exams are cancelled. We will provide further updates as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.

April 1, 2019 - Updated at 12:20 pm

The parkade and Library are now open. The T building remains closed until further notice.

April 1, 2019 - Updated at 12:00 pm

The Vancouver Fire Department is attending to an incident in the T building this morning, April 1, 2019. All classes scheduled in T building for the remainder of the day are cancelled. We are advising students to please stay clear of the T building and the Library and watch for further updates via our social channels and website.