This update is provided for archival purposes only.

Public Health guidance and University of Waterloo operations may have changed. For the most up-to-date information, please visit our COVID-19 frequently asked questions.

Limited access to campus buildings

Friday, December 17, 2021

This message was originally sent to employees by Kate Windsor, Director, Saftey Office.

With in-person final exams completed and most employees now working remotely, student and public access to campus buildings will be limited prior to the full holiday shutdown at 5:00 p.m. on December 23. While the campus is not closed, for security and safety, most academic and academic support buildings will be locked.

Employees and researchers may continue to access buildings for work purposes using either key or fob entry. 

Academic and academic support buildings will be locked with the exception of: 

  • Davis Centre:
    • Monday, December 20 to Wednesday, December 22: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. 
    • Thursday, December 23: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Faculty of Health Expansion:
    • Monday, December 20 to Thursday, December 23 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • STC:
    • Monday, December 20 to Wednesday, December 22 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. 

The following buildings and services will continue to be open – visit their webpages for weekly hours and services:

We will continue to monitor the public health situation over the coming weeks and will advise of opening schedules for the next term after the holiday break.