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What’s open on both campuses

On July 14, the province announced that it will implement the second phase of the ‘4-3-2 One Great Summer’ Reopening Path allowing Manitoba’s businesses and facilities to reopen at even greater capacity starting July 17. 

Read on for more information about UM campuses.

You can also see our COVID update story and on UM’s COVID website.

Additional resources

Stay safe on campus: See UM safety resources.

See more about University services on campus.

See information about mail and other essential onsite services during Covid buildings closure.

Also see: UM’s COVID-19 webpage for safety protocols and general information.


What’s open, what’s not

Classes and approved research activities continue to be conducted on UM campuses and are not affected by this update to the latest health orders. 

Student supports: The Academic advising, Student Counselling Centre, Student Advocacy and Case Management, Student Services at Bannatyne Campus, Spiritual Care and other services are open for telephone or email appointments and online services. Students may also access the alternative resources listed on the Student Counselling Centre’s webpage.

UMSU Student Service Centre and G.P.A.’s campus convenience store are open and following the current restrictions. Hours are weekdays 10am-4pm.


Student Residences

Remain open and operational in their current state.

Welcome Centre, Parking & Transportation Services

The Welcome Centre is now open to the public Monday to Friday 10am–2pm. Online and telephone services are available Monday to Friday 8:30am–4:30pm.

Staff parking permit fees reinstated Sept. 1. See options before Aug. 27. Student permits for sale starting 

See Parking & Transportation Services

Fitness facilities

Facilities  reopened July 27, including Active Living Centre (Fort Garry campus), Joe Doupe Recreation Centre (Bannatyne campus), Frank Kennedy Centre, Joyce Fromson Pool.

See Rec Services website for hours of operation.



As of July 26, Elizabeth Dafoe and Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Libraries are open for individual study space. See the Libraries COVID-19 updates for details.

Elizabeth Dafoe Library
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday only.
No admission after 4:30 p.m.
For individual student study only.
First-come, first-served, no pre-booking required. 

Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Library
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday only.
No admission after 4:30 p.m.
*For Bannatyne campus students who have swipe card access only.
Pre-book time slots of 2-4 hours duration


The Fort Garry Bookstore continue to operate for in-store shopping at 50% capacity and online order pickups. Delivery off-campus is also available. Hours for shopping and online order pickups are Monday to Friday, 10-4:30. 

The Health Sciences Bookstore at the Bannatyne campus is closed to in-store shopping but open for online shopping with pick-up at Fort Garry Bookstore in University Centre. Hours are Monday to Friday, 10-4:30.

If picking up your order, please ensure you have received your Ready for Pick-up Confirmation Email.

To shop online at the Fort Garry Bookstore go to:

To shop online at the Health Sciences Bookstore go to:


Other University Centre Businesses

Occupancy for retail operations occupancy is 50%.

The Focal Point Optician is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 204-474-7090 to book an appointment.

Cell Mechanics in University Centre is currently closed.

World Safari Travel Agency in University Centre is currently closed.

UC Pharmacy: Pharmacy in UMSU University Centre remains open as an essential service, with limited capacity. Hours of operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

UC Postal Outlet: Located within the UC Pharmacy and as another essential service, open Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

University Health Services (UHS); see the UHS website for more information

You can also check current information on the University Centre website.


Other places on campus

St. Paul’s

Masses resume on Sunday, August 29. 

School of Art Gallery remains closed until public health restrictions are lifted.


Food and Beverage Services

University Centre & Campo
  • Closed due to COVID-19 University closure.
  • Daily Bread Café (St. John’s) is open Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., in compliance with public health orders.
  • Pizza Joe’s is closed.
  • Belltower Cafe (St. Paul’s): Closed for the summer as of May 29 and will reopen in September.
Bannatyne Campus
  • Tim Horton’s Bannatyne is open for take-out only. Hours of operation are weekdays between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. 
  • Most Bannatyne campus food services are closed. See more info here.
  • The Brodie Centre Atrium is a designated lunch space on Bannatyne campus, with space restrictions in place.

See current information about University services and UM’s COVID-19 updates webpage.

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