U of G is committed to providing a safe environment where our community can study, research, work and live. Custodial Services’ cleaning protocols follow the recommendations of Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health and government agencies.
Buildings and Facilities
U of G buildings are open and accessible. If you have concerns about accessibility or need accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity and Human Rights at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about hours of operation and service availability on these websites:
- Hospitality Services (on-campus dining)
- Athletics Centre
- University Centre
- McLaughlin Library (including online resources and virtual services)
- University Bookstore
- Student Health Services
- Health and Performance Centre
Masks Up Spaces
Several areas on campus have been designated as Masks Up spaces. Masks must be worn when using these student study areas.
- McLaughlin Library
- Bookable study rooms
- University Centre
- 2nd Floor: 4 seats by the southwest stairwell (near UC Services office) and the northeast stairwell (near CFRU and CSA Clubs hallway)
- 4th Floor: 4 seats by the northwest stairwell (near Hospitality Services office) and northeast stairwell (near UC 442)
- Thornborough Building
- South half of the Think Tank area
- Reynolds Building
- 23 seats in Reynolds 0001
- 15 seats in Reynolds 3307
- MacNaughton Building
- 5th floor: undergrad student lounge area
- Macdonald Hall
- 1st floor bookable student study rooms
- 2nd floor lounge
- 3rd floor lounge
- MacKinnon Building
- Ground floor lounge
- Summerlee Science Complex
- Level Two:
6 seats – Outside of Housekeeping Rm 2319, near second floor West Wing lvl elevator
8 seats – Outside of Rm 2106A, end of hallway
- Level Three:
4 seats – Outside of Rm 3113A/B, end of hallway
6 seats – Outside of Housekeeping Rm 3321, near West Wing lvl 3 elevator
- Level Four:
4 seats – Outside of Rm 4113/4114, end of hall
2 seats – Near North Wing Stairs (Lvl 4, Stair 1), close to Rm 4112
- Level Two:
U of G’s COVID-19 safety measures and practices apply in all research spaces. Learn more on the Research during COVID-19 page.
U of G continues to maintain high-quality ventilation standards. Visit Building Readiness and Ventilation on the Physical Resources website for more information on current ventilation measures.
U of G’s residences are a home away from home for many of our students and an important aspect of community. Visit the Student Housing website for guidelines on living in residence during COVID-19.
In-person events can take place, as long as current safety measures are followed. Many events will provide a hybrid option for those that cannot join. For information on a specific event, contact the event’s organizers. Check the University’s events calendar for more information.Link to this tab
The University of Guelph Events Framework has been paused.
Employee-led, -supervised or -endorsed events
In-person and hybrid meetings are permitted. Event planners should consider whether a hybrid format meets the event goals and is feasible.
Registered Student Organization events
Events planned by Registered Student Organizations (e.g., clubs) must be approved by the Student Events & Risk Management (SE&RM) submission process. Submissions will be reviewed by the University’s SE&RM committee.Link to this tab