Academic buildings available during the shutdown period (January 11 to 23)

For safety, we have limited the entrances to each building. Please only enter through the designated entrance doors as described below (they will also be marked by signage).

Building availability has been reduced during the province-wide shutdown. Below is a list of the academic buildings that are accessible without a key or fob. Buildings not listed here remain locked and can only be accessed with a key or fob.

Academic building hours and entrances
Building Code   Building Open Days* Open Hours Designated Entrances
C2 Chemistry 2 Monday to Friday 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm Entrance 1014 faces the Davis Centre (DC).  | View map
E5 Engineering 5  Tuesday and Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm Entrance 1803 faces Phillip Street and is located close to East Campus Hall (ECH).   |  View map
EIT Centre for Environmental and Information Technology Tuesday to Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Entrance 1801 faces the Davis Centre (DC) and Chemistry 2 (C2).  |  View map
Friday 8:30 am - 11:30 1m
ESC Earth Sciences & Chemistry Monday to Thursday 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm Entrance 101 faces Biology 1 (B1) and is located directly below the 2nd level link to B1.  |  View map
HH Hagey Hall (School of Accounting and Finance only) Wednesday 8:30 am - 11:00 am Entrance 1801 is located just off of Ring Road and faces the Tatham Centre (TC).  |  View map
OPT Optometry Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Access from either the second floor or third floor entraces closet to Hagey Blvd. | View map
Tuesday to Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
PHY Physics  Monday and Wednesday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Entrance 101 faces Graduate House (GH) and the Dana Porter Library (LIB).  |  View map
STC Science Teaching Complex Monday 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm Entrance 1801 is located just off of Ring Road between the Science Teaching Complex (STC) and Needles Hall (NH).  |  View map
Tuesday to Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

* Except holidays

Non-Academic buildings

Non-academic building hours and entrances
Building Code   Building Open Days* Open Hours Designated Entrances
SLC Student Life Centre Monday to Friday 7:30 am - 7:00 p.m. The SLC is accessible from the Ring Road and Turnkey Desk entrances only. 

* Except holidays

Study spaces

Drop-in study space is currently not available due to the Government of Ontario's stay-at-home order.

Employee access to buildings

If you are approved to return to work on campus by your department or faculty, discuss building access with your manager.

Researchers who have requested continuation of on-campus lab activities will be given instructions for accessing campus when their requests have been approved.

See the guidelines for building access for more information.


If you have questions about accessing campus buildings, contact the Safety Office.

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