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Faculty and staff

Updated January 20, 2022

Return to Campus guide for faculty and staff

Current guidelines for coming to campus


 Do your daily health check

 Required Winter 2022

Before you come to UFV, do a health check. Don't come to campus if you're sick.


Stay home if you're sick

 Required Winter 2022

Let your supervisor know, and follow the usual sick leave procedure.


Proof of vaccination

Classes, labs, shops & cafeterias

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is not required to attend in-person classes, seminars or tutorials, or other educational settings on UFV campuses (shops, labs, etc.)

Proof of vaccination is not required to access on-campus cafeterias.

Athletics & Fitness Centre

Students, faculty and staff now require proof of full vaccination to use UFV gyms and recreational facilities or participate in group fitness activities.


 Be prepared to wear a mask

 Mandatory in indoor public spaces

Wearing masks is now mandatory for all UFV indoor public spaces. This aligns with new health & safety measures released on Dec 22.

Learn more about UFV mask-wearing guidelines »


Wash your hands

 Always recommended

Frequent hand-washing is one of the best ways to keep germs from spreading. If you don't have access to soap and water, use alcohol-based hand sanitizer.



If deciding to travel

 Winter 2022

Those unable to work remotely during quarantine may be able to use vacation time or take unpaid leave.



Follow specific guidelines

 Required Winter 2022

The courses you teach and campus spaces you access may have specific safety protocols in place.



Additional safety information

COVID Case Checklist

Steps to follow if a student or colleague tests positive for COVID-19

Communicable disease prevention

All faculty and staff should be familiar with UFV's Communicable disease prevention plan.

UFV safety plans & guidelines

Central collection of UFV's Return to Campus safety plans & guidelines

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