Phased campus reopening

Brandon University is committed to community safety. Our phased re-opening of campus follows the science and our extensive preparations and enhancements to keep everyone safe. Our guiding principles help us to operate as safely as possible while fulfilling our academic mission, and while continuing to follow our vision and values.

 

Brandon University is currently in Phase Gold

Phase Blue — Strict Constraints

BU 1: Phase Blue — Strict Constraints

In Phase Blue, Brandon University delivers a mainly online experience, and protects our community by limiting opportunities for in-person contact.

Campus

  • Campus closed to the public
  • Campus open to employees
  • Campus mostly closed to students

Facilities

  • Limited use of campus facilities for students
  • Research access subject to limitations
  • Campus services provided remotely

In-Person Contact

  • Employees to work from home where possible
  • In-class learning restricted to essential, experiential learning only

Other

  • Masks mandatory
  • Additional cleaning and disinfecting required
  • No non-essential travel approved

Phase Grey — Moderate Restrictions

BU 2: Phase Grey — Moderate Restrictions

In Phase Grey, Brandon University delivers a blended learning experience that includes online and in-person delivery. With sufficient protective equipment, like barriers and masks, the campus can safely welcome increasing numbers of people in person.

Campus

  • Public visitors discouraged
  • Campus open to employees
  • Campus open to students, with restrictions

Facilities

  • Additional use of campus facilities for students
  • Research access with fewer limitations
  • Some campus services provided on campus, others remotely

In-Person Contact

  • Employees typically work from campus
  • Limited in-class learning, with restrictions

Other

  • Masks mandatory
  • Additional cleaning and disinfecting required
  • Some travel approved, subject to public health guidelines

Phase Gold — Some Limitations

BU 3: Phase Gold — Some Limitations

In Phase Gold, Brandon University returns to a mainly in-person experience, while continuing to protect our community through increased protective equipment and processes.

Campus

  • Campus open to the public with limitations
  • Campus open to employees
  • Campus open to students

Facilities

  • Campus facilities open for students, with restrictions
  • Research access with no limitations
  • All campus services provided on campus

In-Person Contact

  • Most employees to work from campus unless ill
  • In-class learning permitted, subject to public health guidelines (ie. physical distancing)

Other

  • Masks optional
  • Additional cleaning and disinfecting required
  • Travel approved, subject to public health guidelines