Return to Campus: What you need to know
Immunizations and Rapid Testing
To keep you and the rest of our community as healthy and resilient as possible, Royal Roads emphasizes the importance of vaccination against COVID-19 and the influenza virus. The university does not require vaccination, but we do strongly encourage it. We continue to monitor the evolution of the pandemic as well as public health orders (both federal and provincial) and will continue to be ready to adjust our approaches and policies if needed.
Please see Island Health website for information and instructions regarding COVID-19 vaccination.
Rapid antigen testing kits are free for everyone in BC at participating pharmacies (find a pharmacy near you). You can ask for a kit without showing ID. For more information, see the BC Government Rapid Antigen Testing Kit site.
What to do if you are feeling ill?
If you have symptoms of COVID-19
- Stay at home – do not visit campus
- Report your illness to your academic contact and discuss teaching and/or supervision commitments
- Return to work once you are feeling better
If you have been in contact or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, please see BC Centre for Disease Control self-isolation and self-monitoring information.
If you have arrived in BC from outside of Canada, please see Government of Canada COVID travel information.
See Prevent the Spread and Information for Students to see what is being communicated to students.