Return to Campus 2021

Return to Campus Fall 2021

On March 8, BC’s Provincial Health Officer announced that post-secondary institutions can plan for a return to in-person activities and instruction this September.

Learn more in our announcement

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TRU is looking forward as students return to campus in September 2021. While not all programs will return fully, most courses and programs are going back.

We are planning to accommodate pandemic restrictions on our campuses this fall.

The plans will explore program delivery in classrooms, labs, seminars, experiential learning and research, and be based on best knowledge in the field as well as consultations with students, faculty and staff.

Our Goal

This fall, we want to offer all students enrolled in TRU’s on-campus programs the opportunity to attend one of our campuses for some face-to-face instruction.

Our Priorities

Our priorities are the safety of the TRU community and the success of our students.

Principles guiding our return to campus

  • Students are our priority and remain central to our vision and role as a university.
  • Everyone can find a sense of belonging at TRU.
  • We support students in achieving their learning goals.
  • Faculty, working as co-learners, are an essential element for success. They are empowered to choose the delivery method that will ensure a safe, high-quality course.
  • TRU has the foundation for success in the strength of its academic and support services

Planning timelines

Project Milestones
Phase Start Date End Date
Phase I – Background, Team Development and Planning Jan. 6, 2021 Jan. 30, 2021
Phase II – Gathering Data Feb. 1, 2021 Feb. 25, 2021
Phase III – Analysis of the Data March 1, 2021 March 22, 2021
Development of Plans A/B and Approval of Resources March 2, 2021 March 31, 2021
Development and Approval of Class Schedules April 30, 2021 June 30, 2021
Documentation of Changes to Enrolments and Course Planning July 2, 2021 Sept. 20, 2021
Phase IV – Implementation of the Plans Aug. 1, 2021 April 30, 2022
Phase V – Evaluation Plan Sept. 15, 2021 Dec. 15, 2021

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