Durham Region moves into red-zone – DC operations continue as scheduled

Durham Region moves into red-zone – DC operations continue as scheduled

Tuesday, February 16


As the Ontario government announced, Durham Region moves into the Red – Control zone as of Tuesday, February 16. Durham College (DC) classes and services continue as scheduled and the below facilities are set to reopen.

  • The Campus Store at both campuses will be open with limited hours beginning Wednesday, February 17. Please refer to the campus operations chart for hours.
  • The Campus Recreation and Wellness Centre, including the FLEX, gyms and indoor track, will reopen for pre-scheduled visits as of Thursday, February 18.
  • The Campus Fieldhouse and Campus Ice Centre reopen today for facility rentals.

For an up-to-date list of what is open on campus or operating virtually, please visit our COVID-19 winter semester page. As we continue to navigate red-zone restrictions and allowances, please note that this list might change accordingly.


If you are coming to campus:

  • Prior to arriving on campus, complete the mandatory one minute COVID-19 screening questionnaire.
  • All students, employees and visitors are required to wear a mask while on campus at all times.
  • Masks may only be removed in designated eating areas while eating and must be put back on once eating is complete.
  • Eating is not permitted outside of designated spaces, such as lounges and hallways.
  • Follow all of DC’s preventative safety measures.

If you are feeling unwell:

  • Please do not come to campus if you’re feeling unwell.
  • If you are feeling unwell, or aren’t sure whether or not you should come to campus, please stay home, complete the online assessment form at lh.ca and visit durham.ca/novelcoronavirus for more information about COVID-19.
  • If you have received a COVID-19 test, you are required to remain at home until you are cleared by DC’s risk management/health and safety office.

The health and safety of our students and employees is of utmost importance. Stringent COVID-19 requirements have been developed with guidance from public health authorities and are to be followed by all community members when on our campuses.

It is everyone’s responsibility to ensure the health and well-being of our classmates and colleagues through the mandatory use of masks while on campus, as well as following the preventative safety measures.