Masks and Vaccine Cards

Event Mask
Required
Vaccine Card Required * Room Occupancy Limit Hand Hygiene Required
Educational Activities        
Accessing a class, laboratory, shop, etc. Yes   N/A Yes
The Highschool at VIU: classes and assemblies  Yes   N/A Yes
Course/Class orientation - indoor activities Yes   N/A Yes
Course/Class orientation - outdoor activities     N/A Yes
Educational Activities with Food/Drinks        
Course/Class/Orientation serving food/drinks - indoor  Yes   N/A Yes
Course/Class/Orientation serving food/drinks - outdoor      N/A Yes
Offices and Work Activities        
Office/Work areas where students or members of the public may be present  Yes   N/A Yes
Office/Work areas where there are no students or members of the public present     N/A Yes
VIU meetings (no students and/or members of the public present)     N/A Yes
VIU meetings (students and/or members of the public present)  Yes   N/A Yes
Campus Services        
The VIU Cafeteria (general access to food services) Yes   N/A Yes
The Discovery Room Yes Yes N/A Yes
Starbucks Yes   N/A Yes
Subway Yes   N/A Yes
The Campus Store Yes   N/A Yes
VIU Library Yes   N/A Yes
Milner Gardens - Tea Room, sit-down service Yes Yes N/A Yes
The VIUSU Pub Yes Yes N/A Yes
Social Events (with or without food)        
Indoor, organized events ( social gathering/party/networking event, etc.) with less than 50 people [with or without food] Yes   N/A Yes
Indoor, organized events ( social gathering/party/networking event, etc.) with more than 50 people [with or without food] - Event participants must be seated at all times Yes Yes N/A Yes
The VIU Cafeteria (during event use of more than 50 people) Event participants must be seated at all times Yes Yes N/A Yes
Conferences and meetings, hosted by external clients with less than 50 people Yes   N/A Yes
Conferences and meetings, hosted by external clients with more than 50 people Seating must be used when required (during seminars and lectures, for example) Yes Yes N/A Yes
On campus, outdoor, organized social gathering/party/networking event, etc. with less than 50 people     VIU has no outdoor venues on campus with seating; all organized outdoor activities on campus do not fall under the BC Gatherings and Events order Yes
On campus, outdoor, organized festival/social gathering/party/networking event, etc. with more than 50 people     VIU has no outdoor venues on campus with seating; all organized outdoor activities on campus do not fall under the BC Gatherings and Events order Yes
VIU Mariners: Indoor ticketed sporting events with more than 50 people Spectators must be seated at all times Yes Yes N/A Yes

Indoor concerts, theatre, dance and symphony events with more than 50 people

Spectators must be seated at all times

Yes Yes N/A Yes
Discretionary Activities         
Elder College: Indoor with less than 50 participants Yes   N/A Yes
Elder College: Indoor with more than 50 participants Participants must be seated at all times Yes Yes N/A Yes
Elder College: Outdoor  Yes (during bus transport, if applicable)   N/A Yes
Cultural Connections (IE) - Indoor activities with less than 50 participants  Yes N/A Yes
Cultural Connections (IE) - Indoor activities with more than 50 participants Activity participants must be seated at all times  Yes  Yes N/A Yes
Cultural Connections (IE) - Outdoor activities Yes (during bus transport, if applicable)   N/A Yes
Milner Gardens - Festival of Lights (outdoor activities)     N/A Yes
Athletics and Recreation        
Outdoor Recreation    Yes   Yes
The VIU Gym - access to facility (ages 0 - 11)       Yes
The VIU Gym - access to facility (ages 12+) Yes Yes   Yes
The VIU Gym - weight room (age 12+) Yes Yes   Yes
The VIU Gym - all events Yes Yes N/A Yes
Indoor adult group and team sports (intramurals, etc.); no spectators   Yes   Yes
Team participants k-grade 4; group and team sports       Yes
Team participants grade 5 - grade 12; group and team sports       Yes
Spectators, coaches and parents at indoor youth and adult sporting events (age 12+) Spectators must be seated at all times Yes Yes   Yes
Indoor organized group recreational classes and activities  Yes Yes N/A Yes
Varsity athletics, indoor (home and visiting teams) Yes Yes   Yes
Student Housing        
Post-secondary student housing Yes  Yes N/A Yes
  Required if not fully vaccinated by September 23, 2021     (in common areas)

* The requirement applies to all people born in 2009 or earlier (age 12+)