Brescia campus

Phased Return

Brescia University College is currently delivering courses all online for the Winter 2021 semester. As the University prioritizes the well-being of our community, please review the health and safety measures the University is taking while students, faculty and staff are on campus. 
 

Phased Timeline

Phase 1
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Closed to the public


Brescia employees from the following departments/groups may return to campus. Staff and faculty who can complete their work at home will continue to do so. Only those employees required to come to campus will be notified by their manager.

  • Members of Cabinet and senior administrative leadership
  • Select Admissions staff
  • Facilities Management and staff as needed
  • Residence staff
Phase 2
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Brescia employees from the following departments/groups may return to campus. Staff and faculty who can complete their work at home will continue to do so. Only those employees required to come to campus will be notified by their manager.

  • Select Hive and student-facing staff
  • Faculty who need access to their office, or access to course materials
  • Business Office staff as required
  • Select Advancement staff as required
  • Select Communications staff as required
  • Select Food & Nutritional Sciences staff as required
  • Library staff supporting faculty resource access, fall planning and “foyer pick-up”

*Library to begin curb-side pickup (for internal audiences only – faculty/staff)

*Signage created including traffic flow

Phase 3
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Brescia will follow Western's protocol and revert to a modified Phase 3 of our reopening plan.

Brescia will remain open to our students. All in-person classes and labs will continue to run as scheduled. Clare Hall residence and the Mercato will remain open. All in-person non-academic activities will be paused. Some access restrictions may be placed on common spaces across campus.

Access to Brescia’s buildings will continue to be monitored and students visiting campus are reminded to complete the “Take Care Western” COVID-19 questionnaire. Students may be required to provide proof of completion of the questionnaire to gain access to campus.

Please see below for list of student services and hours:

  • Clare Hall Residence: will remain open
  • The Mercato: will remain open
  • The Hive: will remain open for in-person inquiries (8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday -Friday)
  • Beryl Ivey Library: will run in current system until 4:00 p.m. today (September 17). Beginning tomorrow, services will be offered by appointment only, please visit the Beryl Ivey Library website for the most current status.

As a reminder, Brescia’s Phase 3 of reopening outlined that Brescia employees from the following departments may be working on campus. Staff and faculty may access materials from their offices as needed, however those who can complete their work at home should continue to do so.

  • Members of Cabinet and senior administrative leadership
  • Registrarial staff as required
  • Brescia’s Hive staff and additional student-facing staff
  • Business Office staff as needed
  • Facilities Management and staff as needed
  • Residence staff
Phase 4
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The majority of student facing service employees may return to campus. Staff and faculty who can complete their work at home will continue to do so.  Employees required to come to campus to complete their work will be notified by their manager.

Though Brescia will open to the public, not all services will be fully operational and may have modified hours.