Residence

Living at home versus on-campus during a pandemic

For many of us, this year’s university experience has been confined to a computer screen, splitting our time between refreshing OnQ and attending dreaded Zoom lectures.Continue...

Queen’s not moving forward on asymptomatic COVID-19 testing plan

Queen’s has reconsidered its possible initiative of offering asymptomatic, voluntary COVID-19 testing for students.Continue...

In debate, ResSoc Presidential candidates discuss first-year experience during COVID-19

Sunday’s Residence Society (ResSoc) presidential debate, held on Zoom, saw both presidential candidates speak to the future of residence during COVID-19.Continue...

Weighing returning to residence during the Ontario lockdown

After Queen’s asked students to wait until the provincial lockdown lifts before returning to campus, some students are re-evaluating their plans for the winter term.Continue...

Queen’s introduces reusable swap programs at dining halls and some retail locations

Hospitality Services launched two reusable container programs on campus in November: the Huskee Swap Program and ECO Containers. Continue...

Queen’s to open 300 additional spots in residence

An additional 300 students will be accommodated in Queen’s residences in the winter term.Continue...

Students in residence encouraged to limit social circle to five people

As the University identified some cases of COVID-19 in residence buildings, students are being reminded to stay vigilant and mitigate the spread of the virus.

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Queen’s Student Constables take up post in residences

Queen’s Student Constables are set to begin helping dons create safe living spaces in residence next week through reinforced pandemic protocol.Continue...

Residence Society budget more than halved

With residence operating at half capacity, the Residence Society (ResSoc) budget has also been sliced in half.Continue...

‘I got my test results seven days after I showed symptoms’: Students worried the University can’t stop an outbreak

Nick, whose name has been changed for safety reasons, is a first-year engineering student living in residence who developed COVID-19 symptoms on Sept. 14. He was moved into the isolation residence at David C. Smith Hall the next day.Continue...

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