Campus Activity Requests

At this time, The University of Winnipeg campus is closed to the general public until 2022 and open only to students, faculty members, and staff who have provided proof of full vaccination. Individuals wishing to host events, meetings, or other gatherings can refer to the below information if seeking to request access to campus spaces for various activities.

  • Food may be served at meetings provided all attendees are double vaccinated and approved meeting start and end times are strictly followed;
  • Space(s) will be assigned at the discretion of the Events, Academic Scheduling, and Recreation Services Offices.

NOTE: The above information is subject to change based on the Public Health Order and University requirements

Event Type

Any event(s) involving members of the public

Action: Requests for external events should be made to the returntocampus@uwinnipeg.ca email with events@uwinnipeg.ca CC’d on the request.

Additional Information: The University of Winnipeg is currently closed to the public until 2022. Event(s) should be held on a remote platform (i.e. Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc.) until the university is open to the public.

Student(s) requesting a room to study

Action: Requests will not be approved.

Additional Information: Students can book a study carrel here, or book a group study room (max. 2 people) in the library here.

Students can use the Library’s non-quiet areas to attend synchronous classes on their personal devices with the use of headphones, space is limited.

Students can use the Uplink Lab (4C32B) to attend asynchronous classes with the use of their personal headphones.

The Library's quiet areas can be used for studying purposes or the viewing of asynchronous courses and lectures (with headphones) where no speaking is required.

Student(s) wanting to book a table for bake sales, pizza, massages, etc.

Action: Requests will not be approved.

Department Meetings

Action: Requests will be approved provided all participants have been fully vaccinated and authorized to be on-campus. Departments are encouraged to have a remote attendance option. Individuals attending in-person are encouraged to social distance in the space provided.

Additional Information: Departments can request space through the booking form at this link. Meeting spaces will be assigned based on the buildings that are currently open for the fall term.

Student Group Meeting

Action: Requests will be approved provided all participants have been fully vaccinated and authorized to be on-campus. No members of the public can be present in person. Student(s) are to use the room for the time allotted on their booking only. Students who linger or remain in the room after any meetings will have their remaining bookings in the space canceled and not re-instated for the term.

Additional Information: Student Groups can request space through the booking form at this link. Meeting spaces will be assigned based on the buildings that are currently open for the fall term.

Student Lounges

Action: Shall remain closed. Departments must contact Health and Safety to determine safety requirements for these spaces. The lounge can open with the approval of Health and Safety. Students are expected to respect the space of others and adhere to safety requirements.

Additional Information: Health & Safety can be emailed at safety@uwinnipeg.ca

Guest speakers for meetings, seminars, and events

Action: Requests for external guest speakers will not be approved.