COVID-19 
Return to Campus

DISCLAIMER: The Faculty of Community Services Society is NOT responsible for any decisions based on University Administrator's, Dean's Office of the Faculty of Community Services, or your individual Program Departments. 

Nor can we change the current return plans, or be held responsible. We are all students like you! Not paid or employed by the university! Deep in our studies! Equally concerned... 

The Faculty of Community Services Society is a student life based student society that plans events/initiatives for the undergraduate students at the Faculty of Community Services at the University. 

The Faculty of Community Services Society has advocated and delivered on extra-safety precautions given on the situation. Due to us being a not for profit currently we do not have a budget to supply N95 / NK95 Masks to students. Instead we will host a few N95 fitting mask workshops, host tours of campus, plus follow the advice from students through our Return to Campus Survey that was made available in November 2021.

For any complaints relating to "Return to Campus" or advocating for different takes please email your program directly, as the university made it up to your programs staff to decide. For those of you who are excited for the semester great! See you soon. :)

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This is what you should do if you test positive in a lecture, lab, class, eatery, workshop, events, hallway, lounge, office, or gym on campus. The steps provided in contacting the proper teams, and how to get extensions, exam makeups, or the lecture material missed for the weeks ahead..

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This is what you should do if you are having "covid like symptoms" on campus or at home. The steps provided in contacting the proper teams, and how to get extensions, exam makeups, or the lecture material missed for the weeks ahead.

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This is what you should do if you test positive on a Co-op/Placement Course. The steps provided in contacting the proper teams, and how to get extensions, exam makeups, or the lecture material missed for the weeks ahead.

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This is what you should do if you've recieved an email, or communication stating that you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive on/in Campus. The steps provided in contacting the proper teams, and how to get extensions, exam makeups, or the lecture material missed for the weeks ahead.

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COVID-19 Safety Percautions | In-Class + Communal Spaces

Most of the information provided on this page was through a meeting the student societies (FCSS, TRSS, RESS, SCS, RSS, ALSS, SASSH)  had with the Provost of Students on the universities Return to Campus plan.

The other information was found through the highly confusing covid-19 ryerson.ca website, and through many different university departments. 

If you need clarification on anything not on this page, please send us a kind email, and we will send you in the direction of where you might find the information.

This page will be updated throughout the semester with new information.

HEPA Filters:

The university has installed HEPA air purifiers, and filters in all classrooms, lab spaces, lecture halls, communal spaces, entrance lobby's, board rooms, plus elevators. 

N95/KN95 Masks:

The university has implemented giving all staff on campus fitting, and N95 masks to get daily shipped to them.

Hands Free Sanitizer Stations:

Hands Free Sanitizer Station Units are located inside and outside of lecture halls, classrooms, lab spaces, offices, elevators, designated eating areas, lobby's, lounges, wahrooms, and everything in between.

Designated Eating Areas:

The university has a few designated eating areas on campus labled for the return to campus plan. Find them in the POD, DCC, and TRSM buildings. 

Elevator Decal Signage:

The university has installed elevator decalls to remind students to follow protocolls, and re-inforce what to do when you test positive.

TV Reminders + Posters:

The university has installed posters around the university reminding students to wear masks at all times, and what to do when you test positive.

Renovated HVAC Systems:

The university over the pandemic has renovated campus extensively, that includes the ventilation vents (ins & outs) of air flow in majority of the campus facilities to a hospital standard. 

Renovated Spaces:

The university over the pandemic has renovated campus extensively, that includes majority of the lecture halls, lighting, classrooms, furniture, chairs, and equipment to give all students a fresh start.

Air Quality Testing and Monitoring:

The university over the pandemic has been testing air quality in all spaces on campus, and will continue to do so throughout the year on a daily basis.

Social Distancing Markers/Room Capicities:

The university over the pandemic has put around campus social distancing markers, and room capicity information.

Deep Cleaning of Campus Spaces:

The university cleaning staff since the pandemic have been cleaning all spaces once-twice a day, everyday. More than the once-twice a week previously.

Mandatory Mask Policy:

The university still has a mandatory mask poicy for all classroom, lecture, communal spaces on campus. If you are inside a building masks are mandatory. Only eating designated areas may you take off your mask to eat food.

OneCard Access:

The university is only accessible via OneCard access. If you have not gotten your OneCard yet click here.