University-wide COVID-19 policies

As of November 2022, the University has paused its mandatory mask and vaccination requirement indefinitely while strongly encourages the use of masks, as well as for the UofT community memebers to obtain primary and booster shots for COVID. The university has also paused the vaccination, self-screening, and social distancing requirements.

For the lastest COVID-19 policy update, visit the Environmental Health & Safetly’s COVID-19 information page or the COVID-19 General Workplace Guideline.

Free surgical mask dispensers on campus

Currently, the LGCU is aware of the existence of two free surgical mask dispensers on campus. One locates at the main St Groege St entrance of the Sidney Smith Building, another at the entrance of Robarts Library.

Access to the Department

The departmental office space is currently open. You are not required to book to use the lounge unless you are holding an event.

As the situation evolves with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, information and recommendations are constantly changing. Here are some links to help you access accurate and up-to-date information about the pandemic.

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University of Toronto

Green Shield Canada (Health Insurance)

Government Guidance and Information