Wearing a mask at VIU Facilities

Vancouver Island University has issued the following guidelines for use of non-medical masks on VIU campuses and other properties:  

  • Non-medical masks are required to be worn in situations where physical distancing of at least two metres is not maintained or is difficult to maintain. This applies to:  
    • work/learning activities,  
    • non-work/non-instructional activities and 
    • while outside or inside buildings. 
  • Wherever it is possible to keep two metres apart from others, wearing non-medical masks is strongly recommended but not required.

Note: exemptions include: anyone with an underlying medical condition or disability that inhibits their ability to wear a mask or face covering.

Don’t have a non-medical mask? Visit the Campus Store.

Want to know more about how wearing non-medical masks helps limit the risk of exposure? Visit the BCCDC’s webpage on use of masks for more information.  

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