Info-Campus 2021-2022

Back in full swing, the ÉTS campus is ready to safely welcome its students and staff!
 

Student community

Procedures for the Fall 2021 session
Procedures for the Winter 2022 session

International students

Last update: November 15, 2021

Rules for accessing the ÉTS campus

All campus buildings and facilities are open and accessible. Consult the opening hours of the pavilions and services.

Please note that access to the ÉTS campus is prohibited for individuals who meet any of the following conditions:

  • Anyone who has received a positive result from a COVID-19 test or is waiting for the result;
  • Anyone who is experiencing symptoms related to COVID-19;
  • *Anyone who lives at the same address as an individual who is experiencing symptoms or is waiting for test results;
  • *Anyone who has come into close contact with an infected individual within the previous 14 days, even if they have received a negative test result. The close contact must have occurred during the period when the infected individual was contagious;
  • Anyone who has received a request from a regional Public Health authority to undergo preventive isolation;
  • Anyone who has returned from travelling outside of Canada within the previous 14 days (with certain exceptions)

* Individuals considered to be adequately protected are not covered by these measures, unless public health recommends preventive isolation.

The following measures continue to apply in all campus buildings:

  • Exclusion of symptomatic individuals.
  • Hand hygiene (in French).
  • Respiratory etiquette.
  • Cleaning and disinfection of surfaces such as washrooms and eating areas.
  • Regular cleaning of frequently touched surfaces.

For an overview of the measures taken by ÉTS, consult the General guidelines for all educational institutions.

Inside buildings at ÉTS:

Everyone

  • The wearing of fabric face coverings is prohibited.
  • The wearing of a procedural mask is mandatory at all times for individuals aged 10 years and older, except when engaged in physical activity while situated 2 metres or more from other individuals.

Students
In addition to the measures that apply to Everyone:

  • The wearing of a procedural mask is mandatory at all times, with the following exceptions: when eating or drinking (must be seated and respecting social distancing recommendations for the location – see the following point).
  • Notwithstanding the applicable mask-wearing measures, the following procedures also apply:
    • A distance of 1 metre must be maintained between students in common areas, with the exception of the cafeteria and classrooms, where there are no distancing requirements.

Staff
In addition to the measures that apply to Everyone:

  • The wearing of a procedural mask is mandatory when circulating inside the buildings.
  • It can be removed once you arrive at your destination, when situated 1 metre or more from other individuals.

 

​Outdoors on the grounds at ÉTS:

  • The wearing of procedural mask is mandatory for everyone during all interactions where a distance of 1 metre is not maintained between individuals.
  • Classes and hold in-person activities are allowed.
  • Team work is permitted on campus.
  • Indoor team sports are permitted, with a maximum of 25 people.
  • Meetings and conferences are permitted, with a maximum of 250 seated attendees.
  • Outdoor activities can be held on the ÉTS campus, with a maximum of 3,500 people.

You do not have to present a vaccination passport to access the ÉTS campus. However, as of September 1, a vaccination passport is required for certain activities or for accessing certain places.

  • Gatherings may be held inside the student residences with a maximum of 10 people from different addresses or the occupants of three households. Consult the government guidelines associated with the green zone.
  • Students moving in are allowed to have the assistance of individuals who will be required to wear masks when the 2 meter distance cannot be maintained.

Assistance and support services

Q: Can I meet with an advisor from Office of Student Life (OSL) in person?
R: Yes, when you make an appointment, please indicate that you prefer an in-person consultation, and you will be given an appointment with an available advisor. However, the return to in-person consultations at OSL is on an alternating basis, and therefore, there may be a delay in obtaining an appointment, depending on availability.

Q: Am I required to present a vaccination passport to meet with an OSL advisor?
R: No.

Q: Can I remove my mask during a consultation with OSL personnel?
R: Members of the student community must wear a mask at all times, except when eating. Therefore, you must wear a mask during consultations. However, the advisor may decide to remove their mask during the consultations if the location is equipped with a protective Plexiglas partition.

Q: What should I do if I have a medical condition that prevents me from wearing a mask?
R:
You must present your medical certificate to Office of Student Life. To do so, go to the OSL reception desk or write to sve.esh@etsmtl.ca. The information will remain confidential, and you will be put into contact with the Prevention and Safety Office, which will explain the procedure to you (wearing a visor and a name tag).

Q: Am I required to present a vaccination passport when attending OSL workshops?
R: The workshops are currently being offered in the form of webinars, and therefore, delivered remotely, so there is no need to present your vaccination in order to attend. In the case of workshops that may eventually be presented in person, a vaccination passport will be required, and you will be required to wear a mask.

Q: Am I required to present a vaccination passport if I wish to take advantage of the tutoring service offered by the CASIM Assistance Centre?
R: The CASIM Assistance Centre is currently offering its services in hybrid mode. For tutoring periods related to course codes that are delivered in person at the ÉTS library, a vaccination passport will be required and attendees must wear a mask at all times.

Student Life

Q: Am I required to present a vaccination passport to take part in the activities of my student organization?
R: You must present a valid vaccination passport or proof of vaccination, along with a piece of ID, in order to participate in extracurricular activities at ÉTS. This includes access to workshops, rooms in Pavilion D, the lounge area and the kitchenette.

Q: Am I required to be double vaccinated to take part in the activities of my student organization that are held elsewhere than in Pavilion D or off-campus?
R: Yes. Any involvement in the activities of student organizations requires the presentation of a valid vaccination passport.

Q: All of my student involvement takes place remotely. Am I required to have a vaccination passport?
R: No. Remote or solitary involvement does not require double vaccination. However, presenting a vaccination passport is required for taking part in the activities of student organizations in person.

Q: Am I required to present a vaccination passport every time I wish to take part in the activities of my student organization?
R: No. You can register the fact that you have a vaccination passport by presenting your QR code (or proof of vaccination) and a piece of ID to the Régie des clubs scientifiques (room D-2041) or to Office of Student Life (room E-3042). With your verbal consent, your registration will be recorded in the Régie des clubs access platform.

Q: I would like to attend an information session for a student organization without signing up. Am I required to have a vaccination passport?
R: If the information session is an organized activity, yes. If you meet with those responsible for a club informally and you take advantage of the opportunity to ask a few questions, no.

Q: I would like to take part in an activity organized by Office of Student Life, the Student Association or another initiative approved by OSL (fun games, 5 à 7, Language Café, conference, outdoor activity, etc.). Am I required to present a vaccination passport?
R: Yes. You must present a vaccination passport or proof of vaccination, along with a piece of photo ID, in order to participate in the activity.

Declaration of symptoms and infections related to COVID-19

The following individuals must complete the Declaration of symptoms and infections related to COVID-19 form :

  • Anyone who is prohibited from accessing the campus for one of the reasons indicated above;
  • Anyone who meets any of the conditions indicated below after having visited the campus:

For more information, consult the General directive respecting the prevention of transmission risks related to COVID-19 during the gradual return to campus (in French).