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Your health and safety is our top priority when you return to campus. You’ll see signage outlining the guidelines and precautions we are taking to ensure the safety of everyone who enters our buildings. Here you will find information about what you need to know before coming to our campuses.

To ensure the health and safety of the SLC community, please:  

  • Follow the established protocols   
  • Only come to campus if you are specifically required to (have been confirmed as having a class or needing to be there)
  • Go directly to the designated point of entry 
  • Wear a mask while on campus
  • Stay home if you:
    • are waiting for the results of a COVID-19 test  
    • have COVID-19 symptoms  
    • are at risk of contracting COVID-19  

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you suspect you are ill with COVID-19 or have been exposed to COVID-19 follow the processes here for students and here for employees. 

Before Coming to Campus

Students returning to campus as part of their fall program delivery MUST complete the following steps before accessing campus.

  1. Complete the COVID-19 Health & Safety Awareness Training: A Guide for Students Returning to Campus
  2. Confirm your acceptance of the Student Conduct Agreement for COVID-19 (the form can be found in the training above)
  3. Ensure the SLC Safe app is on your phone or device so you are prepared for the screening to access campus

Those entering the College will be required to complete online screening available through the SLC Safe app. The questions include COVID-19 symptom check, travel history, and if you have had close contact to those who have COVID-19 symptoms, or have recently travelled outside of Canada. The SLC Safe app can be downloaded from app store on both Apple and android devices. You will be required to complete the questionnaire each time you come to campus. 

All students and employees are required to complete mandatory health and safety awareness training before coming to campus.

Students should limit their time on campus by arriving just before their class and departing immediately after. Faculty and staff should only be on campus for the amount of time required to facilitate student activities. Remaining on campus with no scheduled activities is discouraged. Visitors will not be permitted on campus. 

Pre-screening Questionnaire


Students and employees are required to complete a pre-screening questionnaire before coming to campus available through the SLC Safe app. The app is free to download on your mobile device. Screening questions will include: COVID-19 symptoms, travel history, and if you have had close contact with anyone with COVID-19 symptoms. Students will not be penalized for being absent from classes if they are ill and are required to stay home. 

Designated Entrances

A small number of entrances have been designated for each campus.


E1 (Main entrance)

E18 (Blue wing entrance located near the School of Trades & Skilled Trades and Tourism office)


E1 (Main entrance)


E1 (Main entrance)

Wearing a Face Covering

All employees and students are required to wear a mask or face covering while on campus in Kingston, Brockville, and Cornwall. Please bring your own mask to wear on campus.

Physical Distancing

Everyone on campus will be expected to respect physical distancing measures by keeping a of distance 2 meters (or six feet) from others. Please follow Public Health recommendations and frequently wash your hands with soap and water or use the hand sanitizer provided. 

Cleaning and Disinfecting

SLC has enhanced daily cleaning of common touchpoints such as door handles, elevator buttons, stair rails, etc. along with other recommendations provided by Public Health. Hand sanitizer stations have been installed in key areas. 

We are asking all students and faculty to wipe down their individual stations and equipment. This is an extra precaution to ensure the safety of the user.

Stay Home if You are Ill

If you are ill, or have come into contact with someone who is a confirmed case, do not come on campus or attend an off-campus activity.  

Take this self-assessment if you were exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms.

Stay home if you are waiting for the results of a COVID-19 test, have COVID-19 symptoms, or are at risk of contracting COVID-19.

The College has procedures in place to manage each of the identified situations, however, it is your responsibility to follow the steps outlined to reduce the possibility of spreading the virus. 

If you suspect you are ill with COVID-19 or have been exposed to COVID-19 follow the processes here for students and here for employees. 

COVID-19 Testing

The Government of Ontario has recently updated the parameters for COVID-19 testing.

You should get a test, if:

1. You are showing COVID-19 symptoms:

Some of the more commonly reported symptoms include: 

  • new or worsening cough
  • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • temperature equal to or over 38°C
  • feeling feverish
  • chills
  • fatigue or weakness
  • muscle or body aches
  • new loss of smell or taste
  • headache
  • gastrointestinal symptoms (abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting)
  • feeling very unwell

2. Have been exposed to a confirmed case of the virus, as informed by a public health unit or exposure notification through the COVID Alert app. If you don’t have the app, download it here.

3. Are a resident or working in a setting that has a COVID-19 outbreak, as identified and informed by a public health unit, and

4. You are eligible for testing as part of a targeted testing initiative directed by the Ministry of Health or the Ministry of Long Term care.

If you suspect you are ill with COVID-19 or have been exposed to COVID-19 follow the processes here for students and here for employees. 


Effective September 1st parking permits will be available for purchase.

Fall (September 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020) $167.00 plus HST
Winter (January 1, 2021– April 30, 2021) $167.00 plus HST
Spring/Summer (May 1, 2021 – August 31, 2021) $55.00 plus HST

$42.00 plus HST for each calendar month


Daily Pay & Display Permit: $7.75/day, taxes included. Daily parking permits can be purchased through or at the Honk Kiosk located outside the security office on each campus.

All vehicles must be registered electronically for parking Monday to Friday, 7:00am to 8:30pm.

Food Services

Limited food services are available on our Kingston campus. Our Brockville and Cornwall campus will have access to a healthy selection of prepared take-out options. 

Campus Services

Our student supports are available virtually, more information can be found here.  Fitness Centres, gymnasiums, libraries, student governments, and computer labs will remain closed at this time. 

Click the button below for a live chat to help students navigate the website as well as other services offered. Alternatively, students can also text 613-801-8580 from their mobile phone to chat with a representative. Chats will be monitored Monday – Friday between 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. The live chat will open in another tab.

Live Chat

Many staff and faculty are continuing to work remotely. In most cases, email is the best way to connect with the college.