Self Isolation


Self Isolation for COVID-19

as of September 2, 2020

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has made it a legal requirement during COVID-19 for anyone travelling from outside Canada to self-isolate for 14 days immediately upon arrival in the country. For further details, please visit the AHS website.

Residence Services has put together a self-isolation plan where you could live comfortably during this self-isolation period conveniently right on campus if you have a residence booking and are planning on arriving before August 30th. The following information outlines the detailed services and amenities that you can expect while in self-isolation with us. Please review all the information carefully.

If you would like to book a self-isolation unit with Residence, please complete the online form.

Self Isolation Fees

  • Food prepared by Aramark – $21.00 per day for 7-Day and 5-Day meal plan holders
  • Food prepared by Aramark – $34.00 per day for NON meal plan holders

Total Daily Charges (Housing plus Food):

  • $51.00 per day for meal plan holders ($714 total for a 14 day stay)
  • $64.00 per day for non-meal plan holders ($896 total for a 14 day stay)

Arriving after August 30th 

  • Housing will be accommodated in your residence fee for Fall 2020
  • If you have selected a meal plan for fall 2020 your self-isolation meals will be accommodated in your Fall 2020 meal plan fee
  • If you do not have a meal plan you can select to have food prepare by Aramark for $34 per day. 

Services and Amenities

Housing

  • If you are booked in a studio/1-bedroom unit you can self-isolate in your own unit.
  • If you and your roommates arrive in Calgary on the same day and time you can isolate in your own unit.
  • If you are booked in a room with roommates and all are arriving on different days, you will be moved to self-isolate in a different unit based on our availability.

Housekeeping

  • Housekeeping supplies will be placed in your unit before arrival for the duration of the self-isolation period. This will include cleaning supplies, masks, gloves, garbage bags.
  • Self-isolation units will also be provided bedding and linens for the duration of their self-isolation period.
  • Housekeeping will pick-up garbage left outside unit every Thursday afternoon.
  • Cost: Included 

Wellness/ Self-care kit

  • A self-care kit will be placed in your unit before arrival including supplies such as puzzle, notebooks, playing cards, tea, snacks, instant coffee will be dropped off at the self-isolation unit.     
  • Cost: Included

Laundry

  • Shared laundry rooms are prohibited for usage while in self-isolation to ensure safety of other students.
  • Students can request optional laundry service by submitting a request online
  • Housekeeping staff will pick-up laundry at the time requested and will drop off clean laundry within 24 hours.    
  • Cost: $27/load: 15 Ibs or $42/load: 30 Ibs

Arrival Food Package

  • If you are arriving in the evening, after 8pm, you will receive a complimentary snack. Arrival Food Package will be waiting in your unit upon arrival
  • Cost: Complimentary

Food

  • Meals can be arranged and delivered to your unit.
  • Please indicate that you would like to order meals on the online self-isolation form. Food Services will contact you prior to your arrival to confirm the details.
  • Cost: daily rate of: $21 for meal plan holders (if arriving before August 30) or $34 for non-meal plan holders

Delivery

  • If you are self-isolating in Varsity Courts, you can direct all deliveries to your unit with minimal contact. Students housed in Single student housing (in a residence building) should direct all their deliveries to the residence front office.
  • Meal Deliveries will take place once daily, in the mornings.
  • Meal Delivery: Meals ordered through Aramark will be delivered to the front door of your unit.
  • Food Delivery/Takeout/Meal Kits: If you are living in Varsity Courts, food can be delivered to the front door of your unit. If you are living in a secure residence building, then you would need to have a friend/family member deliver these items to you. You will have to inform the Residence front desk if someone is delivering any items for you.
  • Parcels: Will be held at the front desk for the student to pick up after their self-isolation period. Urgent parcels such as books will be delivered to the unit by the front desk. You can also appoint a family member or friend to pick up your parcels. You will have to inform the Residence front desk of this change.   

Transportation    

  • Students are expected to arrange their own transportation from the airport to the self-isolation location, from their current unit to a new self-isolation location or to a testing location

Alberta Health Services (AHS) has made it a legal requirement during COVID-19 for anyone that has COVID-19 symptoms to self isolate for a minimum of 10 days or until symptoms have passed. For further details, please visit the AHS website.

Residence Services has put together a self-isolation plan where you could live comfortably during this self-isolation period conveniently right on campus if you are currently living with us. The following information outlines the detailed services and amenities that you can expect while in self-isolation with us. Please review all the information carefully.

If you have COVID-19 symptoms please fill out this online form and we will work with you on getting a self isolation room if required.

Services and Amenities

Housing

  • If you are booked in a studio/1-bedroom unit you can self-isolate in your own unit.
  • If you have a roommate(s) we have self isolation rooms that you can move to. 

Housekeeping

  • Housekeeping supplies are placed into self isolation units before arrival for the duration of the self-isolation period. This will include cleaning supplies, masks, gloves, garbage bags.
  • Self-isolation units will also be provided bedding and linens for the duration of their self-isolation period.
  • Housekeeping will pick-up garbage left outside unit every Thursday afternoon.
  • Cost: Included 

Wellness/ Self-care kit

  • A self-care kit will be placed in your unit before arrival including supplies such as puzzle, notebooks, playing cards, tea, snacks, instant coffee will be dropped off at the self-isolation unit.     
  • Cost: Included

Laundry

  • Shared laundry rooms are prohibited for usage while in self-isolation to ensure safety of other students.
  • Students can request optional laundry service by submitting a request online
  • Housekeeping staff will pick-up laundry at the time requested and will drop off clean laundry within 24 hours.    
  • Cost: $27/load: 15 Ibs or $42/load: 30 Ibs

Food

  • Meals can be arranged and delivered to your unit.
  • Cost: $34/day for non-meal plan holders

Delivery

  • If you are self-isolating in Varsity Courts, you can direct all deliveries to your unit with minimal contact. Students housed in Single student housing (in a residence building) should direct all their deliveries to the residence front office.
  • Meal Deliveries will take place once daily, in the mornings.
  • Meal Delivery: Meals ordered through Aramark will be delivered to the front door of your unit.
  • Food Delivery/Takeout/Meal Kits: If you are living in Varsity Courts, food can be delivered to the front door of your unit. If you are living in a secure residence building, then you would need to have a friend/family member deliver these items to you. You will have to inform the Residence front desk if someone is delivering any items for you.
  • Parcels: Will be held at the front desk for the student to pick up after their self-isolation period. Urgent parcels such as books will be delivered to the unit by the front desk. You can also appoint a family member or friend to pick up your parcels. You will have to inform the Residence front desk of this change.