Frequently Asked Questions
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- About COVID-19
- Phased re-entry
- For faculty and staff
- For students
I am RRC staff. I, or someone in my household, has COVID-19 symptoms, a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, or has traveled outside the province. What should I do?
When should I self-isolate?
I am RRC staff and have returned from international travel and am required to self-isolate. What do I do?
A family member or person in my home has travelled internationally. What should I do?
How do I clean my cell phone?
What Mental Health and Counselling Resources does the College provide for staff and students?
For each phase, you talk about allowing up to a certain percentage of the campus population to return at a time. What does that mean?
The Province of Manitoba has launched the third phase of its Restoring Safe Services Plan. What is in the plan?
What does the province's Phase 3 plan mean for our College and our students?
What priorities and guidelines are informing the College's re-entry planning?
How will the College determine which programs are essential for in-person delivery when campuses re-open?
Once we do reopen our campuses, which programs would restart first?
Where can I get up-to-date information about the College’s re-entry planning?
As we progress through each phase, do we have to bring back the full percentage of staff indicated for each phase's occupancy requirements?
What assumptions can faculty make about program delivery as we gradually re-open our campuses?
Is online program delivery here to stay? Or will we go back to “business as usual” when the pandemic ends?
What resources are available to support faculty in designing online program delivery?
Should non-academic staff expect to return to campus anytime soon?
I’ve heard that Academic Transformation functional reviews are continuing, as well as the transition to Course-Based Registration for many programs. Is this true?
Where can I find information about room/campus occupancy?
Who do I contact to find out how occupancy numbers were calculated, or if I have suggestions for altering a space to accommodate more students?
How were occupancy ratings arrived at?
Who do I reach out to with question about returning to campus to teach?
What do I do if I can’t teach from home? Can I return to campus?
When will we get information about safety, returning safely to campus, and/or safe teaching practices?
What if I need an accommodation for returning to work?
What can I expect when I return to work?
Can I continue working from home even after the College reopens?
What is the Academic Re-Entry Team?
When will timetabling take place? What is the process?
When will fall timetables be finalized?
When will faculty be able to see their timetables? When will students find out?
Will Red River College campuses re-open at all during the 2020/2021 academic year?
Now that the province is allowing post-secondary institutions to resume some classes and labs on campus, which programs will resume?
What is Red River College doing to maintain the quality of programs and courses that are now being delivered online?
Are all programs going to be delivered online from now on? Or will we go back to “business as usual” when the pandemic ends?
Will I be able to resume my co-op or practicum?
How am I going to meet the necessary industry requirements if I can’t participate in hands-on training in the classroom?
I saw that the province is proposing that gyms will re-open. Will the College be re-opening their facilities at NDC and The Roblin Centre?
How do students whose courses were interrupted access the old LEARN shell?
When will grades be entered for students whose courses were interrupted?
How is Red River College accommodating students who need to come back to campus because they can't access WiFi, high speed internet, etc. from home?
What do I do if I have school-age children who continue to be at home now due to public school closures?
What do I do if I can’t work from home due to family or childcare responsibilities?
Would I be eligible for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit?
What do I do if I am able to work, but can’t work from home?
Can I work flexible hours?
What do I do if I have no paid leave options?
Can I still participate in the Voluntary Reduced Work Week (VRWW) program?
What do I do if I have scheduled vacation in this period?
Will I have to provide a medical note if I am sick?
What do I do if I become ill?
I have returned from international or domestic travel and am required to self-isolate. What do I do?
If I have returned from domestic travel despite the recommendation from the province to cancel or postpone any non-essential travel and am required to self-isolate. What do I do?
A family member, or person in my home has travelled internationally or domestically. What should I do?
Is there any business travel?
I have upcoming personal travel that will include travel outside the country.
How will the College support term employees?
How will the College support casual hours?
How do I record my attendance?
How do I know my leave balances?
New process for digital signatures and electronic submission of accounts payable documents
Submitting a Maestro refund request
RRC is committed to supporting employees working from home. RRC intends to provide employees with all of the tools and materials required to perform their work from home. We understand that this means you may need to personally incur expenses related to working in your home. RRC will reimburse these costs through the regular expense claim process.