Frequently Asked Questions
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- Spring Term and Intersession 2022
- Fall 2022 Term
- Masks required on campus
- Health protocols for labs, workshops and on-campus practical learning
- Operational Response Levels
- Cleaning Services
- Flexible Online Delivery
- Work-Integrated Learning
Spring Term and Intersession 2022
Will I need to be on campus to take courses?
What amount of online learning should I expect?
What is the difference between Essential and Enriched?
Why are a few programs completely face-to-face?
Do I need to be vaccinated to attend campus?
Is physical distancing practiced on campus?
Are students allowed to stay on campus for lunch or dinner?
Will food services be provided on campus?
Do students have to wear masks when they're not in the classroom?
Are study spaces available on campus to use before, between and after on-campus classes?
Are lockers available?
How will Red River College Polytechnic ensure Manitoba students who live outside of Winnipeg have access to enriched learning activities on campus?
Do programs that offer a practicum or co-op components that are considered essential also need to incorporate more enriched opportunities into other courses?
Will fitness facilities be opening?
Fall 2022 Term
What Health and Safety measures will be in place for the fall term?
What is the immunization protocol for students and employees?
How will programs be delivered?
Is wearing a mask required on campus?
Why can I not wear my own medical and/or three-layer mask?
Do I have to pay for masks?
What happens if I forget my mask? Will the College provide a mask?
Can I wear my own mask?
Why do I need to wear a mask?
Do I need to wear a mask while eating or drinking on campus?
Can I wear a bandana, buff, scarf, or something else instead of a mask?
Can I wear a mask with ventilation pieces?
Can I wear a face shield instead of a mask?
What if I have a medical condition, and can't wear a mask?
What if I refuse to wear a mask?
How do I safely wear a medical grade mask?
Is the college-wide mask mandate in effect for in person classes?
What accommodations will be made for members of the Deaf or hard-of-hearing community where masks may limit full communication?
Health protocols for labs, workshops and on-campus practical learning
What are the expectations for student and faculty participating in hands-on learning on campus?
Why was this decision made?
How are supplies ordered?
Who pays for the implementation of this required PPE?
Can I still wear my own mask?
What if I have a three-layer mask?
Are my prescription glasses sufficient?
Do I require eye protection if I currently wear a face shield as part of my required PPE?
I currently use eye protection as part of my program, do I need to replace it?
How do I clean my reusable eye protection?
Will RRC Polytech campuses re-open during the 2021/2022 academic year?
What priorities and guidelines inform the College's Operational Response Level planning?
How are ventilation and air flow being managed on our campuses?
What should I do if I am working in an open area and have concerns about my desk area?
Will there be flexible work-from-home plans for non-academic staff to return to campus?
What is the difference between cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing?
What steps do our cleaning staff follow?
What kind of disinfectant do we use?
What best practices for disinfection are we following to be effective against COVID-19?
What is the Clorox 360 Electrostatic Sprayer System?
Is the disinfectant dispensed through the Clorox 360 System effective against COVID-19?
Is the Clorox 360 System and its disinfectant safe?
Do all campuses have access to the same resources and support?
How often are washrooms cleaned and disinfected?
How often are spaces cleaned?
When am I expected to disinfect surfaces before using them?
I need to order cleaning or disinfecting supplies (e.g. disinfectant, gloves, masks, hand sanitizer, wipes, etc.) for my area/event/meeting. What should I do?
Are all spaces being cleaned and disinfected?
What can I do to help keep our College community safe?
When are Building Services staff available on campus?
Who should I contact if I have questions or concerns regarding the cleaning or disinfecting of an area?
What is RRC Polytech doing to maintain the quality of programs and courses that are now being delivered online?
What if I don't have access to a computer or high-speed internet, or don't have a reliable or dedicated study space at home? Are spaces available on campus for me to study, or access online courses?
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 complete my co-op or practicum?
Will the College be reducing tuition as a result of online delivery and will fees change?
If courses are delivered online, why am I still being charged certain fees?