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Starting June 14th, 2021 the SLC will be available to those in extenuating circumstances who can attest to their essential need to study on campus for their academic success or continuation.The SLC will remain closed to general bookings at this time.

If you have previously completed an attestation of need and have been given access to our booking system, your access will automatically be reinstated.

If you do not have access to our booking system and have exceptional and essential needs:

  • Email and a staff member will forward you a google form. This google form will act as your official attestation of need.
  • You will need to indicate why you require the SLC as a working space, or access to wi-fi or other technology

.Your completed attestation will indicate that campus access is critical to meeting your academic goals, and that you understand the risks of campus access at this time. Your attestation of need will then be reviewed within two business days and a staff member will be in touch with you about options for laptop and wifi-hotspot support for at-home study or to arrange an on-campus study space at the SLC if needed. 

We ask that students approved for booking wear a mask at all times while within the SLC and maintain a distance of 6 feet (at minimum) to ALL other guests and staff members.

Not following SLC guidelines may result in a suspension of your booking access.

Please do your part to keep the SLC a safe space.

Stay tuned for updates here and on our Instagram @ryersonslc, we will provide more information as we have it.

Thank you for your understanding as we continue to navigate this complex time.

If your access request has been approved and accommodations are made for to study at the SLC, all COVID-19 guidelines apply.

Masks must be worn properly, covering the nose and mouth, while inside the SLC. This is the best way to keep our community safe.  An individual may temporarily and briefly remove a mask or face covering when necessary to take a bite of food or a sip of a drink. We ask that between bites and sips you replace your mask, keeping your mask on whenever possible. If you don’t have a mask we will provide you with one. 

This is in alignment with Ryerson’s Mask Policy and the City of Toronto Bylaw.

Personal belongings must be kept to your reserved study space and should not spill over to adjacent desks. This is to ensure effective contact tracing and cleaning.

If you are able to wear a mask and choose not to, or if you choose to ignore social distancing, here is what to expect:

An SLC staff member will talk with you and remind you of our guidelines.

If our staff again see that you are not seated in your assigned seating or are not wearing a mask, you will be reminded a second time.

A third time will result in being asked to leave the SLC for the remainder of the day.

You can continue to book at the SLC, however if you continue to choose not to comply we may have to remove your booking privileges in the future. We can only operate if we all do our part.

Any students who are permitted to be on campus will be required must arrive at the SLC with your OneCard, be prepared to show your reservation email confirmation, and review and sign an updated consent waiver at check-in.