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Health and Safety

Current operations, health, and safety measures for the well-being of our students, faculty, and staff


Western continues to follow public health guidelines and works closely with the Middlesex-London Health Unit. Our plans are designed to prioritize safe and secure learning and research environment while being responsive to the changing government regulations and public health protocols.

Western Continuing Studies adheres to Western's health and safety guidelines.


All students attending in-person classes must provide proof of vaccination of the primary series plus a booster shot of any combination of COVID-19 vaccines recognized by Health Canada. The deadline for submitting proof of vaccination for a booster dose to January 9, 2023. 

Visit Western's FAQs page for more details.


Western requires medical-grade (ASTM level 3) masks indoors in classrooms. Medical-grade (ASTM level 3) masks are available at our front desk and in all classrooms.

Outside of the classrooms, we strongly encourage community members to consider masking when gathering in groups or working or learning in close-contact environments. 

Take care of yourself, each other and our community. If you are feeling unwell, please stay home.