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Note: Faculty, staff, students and visitors must complete the mandatory screening questionnaire before coming to campus.
Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Update 18: February 12, 2021

Complete a paper copy of the COVID-19 screening before accessing campus February 12 to 14

The mandatory online COVID-19 pre-screening questionnaire, which everyone must complete before coming to campus, will be unavailable Friday, February 12 at 5 p.m. through Sunday, February 14 at 11 p.m. due to scheduled information technology infrastructure upgrades.

To ensure the health and safety of our campus community, anyone coming to campus that weekend will need to complete a hard-copy (paper) questionnaire provided by security personnel at designated entry points. Please bring your own pen if possible.

Reminder about general processes and on-campus safety measures:

  • Self-screen daily and stay home if you are feeling unwell. Follow the COVID-19 reporting instructions if needed.
  • Only come to campus if you are part of on-campus essential services or approved research supports.
  • Maintain a minimum distance of two metres from other individuals and wash your hands frequently.
  • Wear a mask while inside campus buildings, and outdoors when physical distancing cannot be maintained.
  • Only remove your mask to eat in designated eating areas, and put it back on once you’ve finished eating. You are not permitted to eat outside of these spaces.

For more information, contact the Pandemic Response Team at COVIDOTF@ontariotechu.ca.

Thank you for your co-operation.