Information and resources available to you while working during COVID-19.
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Return to campus
Non-medical masks are required for all indoor public areas at UBC Vancouver and UBC Okanagan, including lobbies, hallways, stairwells, elevators, classrooms and labs.
Indoor mask exceptions are outlined on page 5 of the UBC Campus Rules available on the Safety and Risk Services site.
The following are guidelines and resources for faculty and staff concerns with returning to in-person work or a need for workplace accommodations in the context of COVID-19. Please review:
Are you a manager or supervisor of faculty or staff with these concerns? View relevant information and FAQ for Managing employees during COVID-19.
New to UBC
Teaching resources for Winter Term 2
The Keep Teaching website offers resources and guiding principles for faculty as they plan their online classes.
Review the Absence FAQs on the Managing employees during COVID-19 page for guidance around travelling outside of Canada.
Stay home if you are sick
Visit the UBC campus rules and guidance documents on the Safety and Risk Services website for further guidance.
Legislative sick leave
Effective January 1, 2022, the BC government has implemented five (5) days of mandatory paid sick leave for all workers in BC. Eligible UBC employees are entitled to these five days (adjusted based on full-time equivalency (FTE)) at the start of each year. Visit the Legislative sick leave page for more information.
UBC’s Remote Work program provides an opportunity to consider how future work arrangements will continue to make UBC an inspiring place for students to learn and for faculty and staff to research, teach, and work.