The health and safety of our students and staff is our foremost priority. On this page, you will find current information about our response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The Innis Residence is currently open to residents and essential visitors only. The administrative office remains open Monday to Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. The residence will close for the winter break on December 23, 2020 at 10:00 am and reopen on January 3, 2021 at 10:00 am.
COVID-19 Safety Measures in Residence
We’ve implemented several safety measures to help students stay safe and healthy in residence. These measures meet and, in some cases, exceed the recommendations set by public health officials. They include:
COVID-19 Rules & Protocols in Residence
In order to ensure the health and safety of the residence community, the Residence Code of Behaviour was amended effective September 3, 2020. The new “Appendix A” includes important policies related to face coverings, visitors / guests, physical distancing, common spaces, compliance with signage, illness reporting, and self-isolation.
Reporting Illness & Symptoms
If you are feeling ill or experience any symptoms of illness, you should remain in your bedroom and immediately notify residence staff by calling the front desk at 416-978-2512 and asking to speak with the Assistant Dean On-Call. They are available 24/7 and can assist you with making arrangements to safely visit a COVID-19 assessment centre, providing self-isolation support (e.g. accommodation, meals), and seeking academic accommodations. Please do not visit the front desk in person to report illness. In case of emergency, please contact 9-1-1 immediately.
Common Room Availability & Occupancy Limits
Although many of our common rooms are currently closed, those intended for individual study remain open. Please note the posted occupancy limits for each of these spaces. Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes are available in each of the common rooms. You are encouraged to use these items before and after using the space.
|Events Room||Floor 1||Bookable||10|
|TV Lounge||Floor 2||Closed||–|
|Games Room||Floor 2||Closed||–|
|Study Room||Floor 3, South||Bookable||1|
|Study Room||Floor 3, North||Bookable||1|
|Fishbowl Lounge||Floor 4||Closed||–|
|Video Game Room||Floor 4||Closed||–|
|Study Room||Floor 5, South||Bookable||2|
|Fitness Room||Floor 6, North||Closed||–|
|Music Room||Floor 6, South||Closed||–|
|Study Room||Floor 7, South||Bookable||2|
|Study Room||Floor 7, North||Closed||–|
To book a Study Room, please follow the instructions provided below!
Innis Residence has crafted a new process for students to access our in-house study spaces. The study spaces are now a bookable space for Innis College residence students located in the Innis College residence building. This email includes information on how to book a study room/space and the policies that surround the use of these spaces. Study rooms/spaces are found in the following locations:
Students can book up to 3 hours per day, consecutively or sporadic. This is to ensure that spaces are equitably accessible to every residence student, should they want to use them. The study rooms are available to be booked 24/7.
Students can book spaces up to 72 hours in advance and/or right before the start of a booking time.
Please note the following important guidelines for booking this space:
To access these spaces, you will need to sign-out a key card from the Front Desk. Please go to the Front Desk 5 minutes before your timeslot to retrieve your designated key card. Be advised that if someone has booked the space directly before your timeslot, you may need to wait for this student to return the key card.
The Events Room does not require the use of a key card to access the space
Once your timeslot has ended, please return your key card back to the Front Desk.
If you have any questions while utilizing this process, please contact the Front Desk team at 416 948 2512.
UCheck Self-Assessment Requirement
Residents are expected to complete the UCheck self-assessment prior to contractors and/or facilities staff attending a student’s suite to complete maintenance work. All students are also being asked to complete this self-assessment before visiting another location on campus. UCheck is the easiest and most secure way to complete the required self-assessment and generate a COVID-19 risk status prior to visiting another location on campus.
To learn more about the University’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, please consult the extensive list of frequently asked questions on the Office of the Vice-Provost, Students website.