Travelling during COVID-19

Travelling information during COVID-19

If you are currently travelling from, or, are planning to travel from outside of Canada at any time, current regulations require that you must self-quarantine/isolate for 14 days off campus upon returning/arriving from international travel, including the United States, prior returning to residence at SFU and you must provide a plan for self-isolation.

Undergraduate student

 COVID-19 travelling / planning steps

Students who are currently living in Residence and plan to travel outside of Canada

  • You will be required to self-quarantine/self-isolate for 14-days OFF-CAMPUS upon your return to Canada before moving back into your room in Residence.
  • SFU Student: contact us at student_support@sfu.ca for help planning for your self-isolation period.
  • FIC studentregister your plan with FIC.

Students who intend to move into Residence and are either traveling from outside of Canada or are showing symptoms in advance of moving in

  • You are required to quarantine/self-isolate for 14-days  OFF CAMPUS upon your return/arrival back into Canada. You will not be able complete your 14-day self-isolation in residences.
  • You are required to monitor yourself for symptoms of COVID-19 during your 14-days of self-isolation.
  • You are required to have a self-isolation plan when travelling.
  • SFU students: contact us at student_support@sfu.ca for help planning for your self-isolation period.
  • FIC studentsregister your plan with FIC.
  • You must register your plans for travel and self-isolation with SFU/FIC.
  • You are responsible for informing SFU/FIC about your plan by submitting the SFU Self-Isolation Questionnaire. This will also give you better access to supports during your self-isolation.

Graduate student

 COVID-19 travelling / planning steps

Students who are currently living in Residence and plan to travel outside of Canada

  • You will be required to self-quarantine/self-isolate for 14-days upon your return to Canada.
  • Contact us at student_support@sfu.ca and a representative from the Self-Isolation Support Team will contact you to discuss support.

Students who intend to move into Residence and are either traveling from outside of Canada or are showing symptoms in advance of moving in

  • You are required to quarantine/self-isolate for 14-days upon your return/arrival back into Canada.
  • You are required to have a self-isolation plan when travelling.
  • You are required to Contact us at student_support@sfu.ca and a representative from the Self-Isolation Support Team will contact you to discuss support.
  • You must register your plans for travel and self-isolation with SFU. You are responsible for informing SFU about your plan by submitting the SFU Self-Isolation Questionnaire. This will also give you better access to supports during your self-isolation.

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If you have any questions please contact us at housing@sfu.ca or, student_support@sfu.ca.