COVID-19 Information

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Updated: November 16, 2022

For the latest information on the University of Toronto’s COVID-19 response, please see the UTogether page, the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and the UofT Planning Update page. Faculty, librarians, and staff should also visit the Human Resources and Equity COVID-19 and Returning to Campus websites for more information.  If you have any questions, please contact EHS ( 


COVID-19 Update

Please note that requirements may be change/be reinstated on short notice should public health conditions or guidance change. 



Mask are not required. The University supports your choice but do strongly encourage the use of masks. To support the community, the University is providing medical masks as supplies allow: Information about masks | University of Toronto ( For more information, please refer to Ch 6 of the COVID-19 General Workplace Guideline.
 Vaccination  The University paused the requirement to be primary series vaccinated for the general UofT community but continues to encourage vaccination all UofT community members and visitors to be primary series vaccinated and to obtain booster shots (3rd, 4th, etc.) if they are eligible. However, may be required for certain high risk groups (e.g. researchers working with known COVID-19 positive patients). For more information, please refer to Ch 3 of the COVID-19 General Workplace Guideline.  In addition, all students moving into residence will also be required to have the primary series of COVID-19 vaccines and at least one booster dose at least 14 days prior to moving into residence. For more information, please refer to the Office of Vice-Provost Students vaccination page.
Self-Screening UCheck daily health screening before coming to campus is no longer required. Individuals can monitor their health using the Provincial health screening tool. Completing the provincial screening tool is encouraged before coming to campus and we continue to ask members of our community to remain at home if they are ill.
Capacity Limits and Physical Distancing Physical distancing and capacity limits are not required but units have the discretion to implement physical distancing where feasible.
Discontinued/paused forms and processes


COVID-19 Safety List (optional)

Contractor/External Acknowledgement Form

Instructor Mask Removal Request for indoor Instructional Spaces Questionnaire


COVID-19 Guidelines

COVID-19 Posters and Tipsheets

The University of Toronto has developed a number of COVID-19 related posters and signs for display throughout the campuses. EHS has also developed its own tip sheets to provide additional guidance on the care and maintenance of eye protection and face masks.