COVID Policy

View COVID-19 procedures for in-person attendees of QISS 2022

Western University COVID-19 Policies

The University is committed to providing members of the University community, including students, employees and visitors, with a safe and healthy work and learning environment consistent with its legislative obligations. Throughout the pandemic, the University has sought to do so by implementing health and safety protocols and policies based on the advice and recommendations from the provincial government, the Chief Medical Officer of Health, and the Middlesex-London Health Unit. Additional information can be found by reviewing Western’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Visitors to Campus procedures. 

Procedures for In-person Attendees

Verification of requirements will take place at the QISS 2022 registration desk.
Please note that all visitors to the Western University campus are required to provide proof of vaccination.

Before Coming to Campus

  • If you are feeling unwell, stay home.
  • Complete a daily symptom check (i.e. personal health attestation) through the Government of Ontario’s COVID-19 self-assessment at
  • Be prepared to provide Proof of Vaccination or proof of medical exemption.
  • Review and comply with applicable provincial, local and University health and safety protocols – including quarantine requirements.
  • Stay up to date on the symptoms related to COVID-19 by visiting:

Once on campus

  • Practice physical distancing. When possible, stay two metres apart.
  • Wear a three-layer non-medical mask. This is required when in the presence of others and in common and shared spaces on campus.
  • Wash hands thoroughly and often and avoid touching your face.
  • Disinfect your work area, equipment and tools frequently.
  • Please visit to learn about the steps that Western is taking to keep our campus community safe.