Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Campus Access and Events

  2. What should a student, faculty, or staff member at the Toronto campus do if they are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19? 

  1. What are the building hours at the Toronto campus? 

  • Regular campus hours are: Mon – Thurs: 9 am to 9 pm, Fri – Sun: 9 am to 5 pm.  If you have any questions about campus hours or access please contact [email protected]What is the visitor policy on the Toronto campus?
  • Visitors are welcome at the Toronto campus. Visitors attending a one-time event, such as a campus tour, or a meeting, are not required to present proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
  1. Is eating allowed on campus? 

  • In accordance with the university policy on locations for safe eating and drinking on campus, eating is not allowed in classrooms or hallways.
  • At this time, beverages are permitted in classrooms or hallways. There are several food courts conveniently available for use in the building, specifically the 2nd floor food court until 3 pm on weekdays. 
  • A dedicated eating area is available on the 46th and 52nd floors of the campus. 
  1. Are there specific quarantine guidelines students should follow when traveling to the Toronto campus? 

  • As of January 15, 2022, unvaccinated travelers 18 years old and over will not be permitted to travel to Canada, including international students. Please consult the latest travel measures from the Government of Canada for more information.
  • Visit the  FAQ for COVID-19 for students in Canada page for detailed information about travel to Toronto.
  1. Are there specific entry protocols that students, faculty, and staff will follow at the Toronto campus? 

  2. Northeastern ID should be displayed on a lanyard upon arrival to campus
  3. Campus staff will confirm that individuals seeking entrance to the campus have submitted proof of vaccination, or negative test results, as required.
  4. Are there specific cleaning protocols students, staff, and faculty will need to follow? 

  5. A “Clean In & Clean Out” policy will be implemented for study and class areas. There will be sanitizing wipes available throughout campus. Between classes, a dedicated cleaning crew will cover high touch areas such as tables and chairs.
  6. Vaccination and Testing

  7. Am I required to submit proof of vaccination?

  • In accordance with Northeastern University policy and the recommendation of the Ontario Provincial Health Officer, we expect all students, faculty, and staff members who are regularly present on campus to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Students, faculty, and staff are not however required to submit proof of vaccination at this time in order to access campus.
  1. Where can I get vaccinated? How do I book an appointment?

  1. Where can I learn more about COVID-19 vaccines?

  • You can find more information on Ontario’s COVID-19 vaccine website. The province has a three-phased vaccination plan with vaccines available to the public beginning in July 2021 
  1. What is the definition of fully vaccinated?

  • You are considered fully vaccinated in Ontario if you have received:
    • the full primary series of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized by Health Canada, or any combination of such vaccines (two doses of Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech, Novavax, Medicago, AstraZeneca, including COVISHIELD) in any combination or one dose of Janssen (Johnson & Johnson); or
    • a full or partial primary series of a non-Health Canada authorized vaccine plus any additional recommended doses of a Health Canada authorized COVID-19 vaccine to complete the primary series; and
    • your final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days before providing the proof of being fully vaccinated
  1. International Students

  1. Will the University provide vaccinations to international students?

  1. Where can I find more information about how COVID-19 regulations affect me as an international student?

  1. Our number one priority remains the health and wellbeing of our community. Click here to read more on Northeastern University’s vaccination requirements, including up-to-date university messages and FAQs.