By order of the Provincial Health Officer, non-medical masks must be worn by those who are able in all communal space on campus (except as described below) or where physical distancing cannot be maintained, including the following:
- All indoor communal space such as hallways, elevators, stairways, atriums and high-traffic areas.
- Classrooms, lecture theatres, teaching laboratories, and other indoor instructional settings (Faculty/instructors can remove their mask while at the front of the classroom/lecture theatre/lab teaching.).
- In all shared open suite/office space that serves the public.
- While travelling for University business in a motor vehicle or bus with more than one occupant.
- While working in all health-care related patient settings.
- In communal space at the Charles Jago Northern Sport Centre.
- In communal space in the Dining Hall and while picking up meals.
- Within Residence communal space (outside of suites).
- Within the bookstore and the library.
Masks are not required in some instances, such as the following:
- When working alone in private offices.
- Faculty/instructors can remove their mask while at the front of the classroom/lecture theatre/lab teaching and two-metres away from students.
- When working alone in usually shared space (provided it does not serve the public).
- For meetings and seminars in small meeting rooms.
- When working behind a plexiglass barrier.
- When students are seated at tables and eating meals/drinking in the Dining Hall.
- Students living in Residence within their suites.