COVID-19 (novel Coronavirus) Information

Lakeland College is monitoring COVID-19 and following Alberta Health Services’ direction.daily assessment red tile link
At this time, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 among Lakeland students or employees.
At Lakeland, the health and safety of our community is our top priority. The information here will be reviewed and updated, as required.
After reviewing the material on this webpage, if you have questions about COVID-19 and Lakeland College, please email and our team will work to find the right contact for your hyperlink tile to Fall 2020 student re-entry FAQ

Campus Update - Sept 16

Here are the most recent updates as of 5 pm on Wednesday Sept 16, 2020.  

What's open and closed

  • Campuses are still closed to the public. Please see our new campus access guidelines.
  • The public is asked to phone the college (1 800 661 6490) for assistance rather than visit our campuses. See our department contact list.
  • Cafeterias and libraries are open.
  • Bookstores are open. Limit of 6 customers. Face coverings are required.

Public Access Guidelines

Public access guidelines for Lakeland campuses is now available. Included are:
  • who is permitted on campus
  • who isn't permitted on campus
  • on campus events
  • residence access
  • exception process
  • additional resources
As well, Lakeland staff need to follow a visitor safety checklist (PDF).
Anyone granted access needs to complete a visitor campus orientation..

Face coverings reminder

Face coverings are required in indoor common areas, even if you're the only one there. Check the orientation PowerPoint or the face coverings tile.

Transportation Guidelines

These guidelines cover student and staff personal vehicles, college vehicles and specific size of vans and buses. Cleaning, physical distancing, signs and behaviour while in transit are covered.
To see previous updates, click on the red Campus Updates tile below.

Campus Updates

New updates will appear above. Previous updates will be listed here.

Daily Assessment Tool

Staff and students are expected to use this daily assessment tool before coming on campus.

Re-entry Plans

Lakeland's Re-entry Guide and associated documents such as procedures for offices and classrooms.

Face Coverings

If you can't physically distance, then a mask is required. See the details.

Student FAQ

General and specific student related questions and answers.

Employee FAQ

Specific and general questions and answers for Lakeland College employees.

Personal Hygiene & Prevention

Washing your hands is the first step in preventing the spread of any virus. Social distancing is another critical measure.

Fall Program Delivery & Live at Lakeland webinars

We'll start the 2020-21 academic year offering blended learning. Watch one of our webinars.

Vermilion Rec Centre & Pool

The Vermilion rec centre and pool have re-opened with limited facility hours and activities.

Residence Move-in

You'll need to make and appointment in 2020.

Lloyd weight room and gym re-opening

Limited hours and safety protocols start Sept 8.

Phone and email listings

Community FAQ

The Vermilion rec centre and pool are now open, but you have to book your time.

Coping During a Crisis

A near-constant stream of news reports about an outbreak can cause anyone to feel anxious or stressed.

How to Work Remotely

Check out these resources about working remotely.

About COVID-19

​A pneumonia outbreak, now known to be caused by COVID-19, was identified in Wuhan, China on December 31, 2019.