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What’s open on both campuses, as of Dec. 2


As of Nov. 12, the province has moved to critical/red level on the provincial government’s pandemic response system.

At UM, most previously approved in-person teaching activities will continue. Instructors will communicate directly with their students to advise them of any changes to planned in-person activities.

Here’s your updated list for the status of campus services and businesses, including UMSU University Centre.

See: UM’s COVID-19 updates webpage for more.

What’s open, what’s not

The Academic advising, Student Counselling Centre, Student Advocacy and Case Management, Student Services at Bannatyne Campus, Spiritual Care and other services continue to be available to students through telephone or email appointments and resources available online. 

UC Pharmacy: As an essential service, the Pharmacy in UMSU University Centre remains open at reduced capacity of 25%. Hours of operation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. To access, please use the East main doors off of Chancellor’s Circle on the lower level of UMSU University Centre.

UC Postal Outlet: Located within the UC Pharmacy and as another essential service, UC Postal Outlet is open Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. NOTE: Canada Post picks up mail from the UC Postal Outlet at 2:30 p.m.

University Health Services (UHS) is open for virtual appointments and consultations via telephone as it is working on setting up new clinic space for patients following the UCentre fire earlier this year; see the UHS website for more information. The UHS service can be reached at 204-474-8411 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m., Monday to Friday.

University Health Service (UHS) Bannatyne clinic opened in October 2020. Rady Faculty of Health Sciences students can receive in-person or remote services at P309 – Pathology Building – call 204-272-3148, Monday to Friday, 8:30am-4:00pm. Please note that hours may vary due to COVID-19 restrictions and staffing. Phones are closed from 12:30pm-1:30pm.

UHS on both campuses is operated UHS by UM Student Affairs, and provides effective, patient-centered, collaborative, multidisciplinary primary care required for the success and well-being of UM students, faculty and staff.

UMSU Student Service Centre and G.P.A.’s campus convenience store are closed until further notice as of Friday, Oct. 30.

UM Galleries: All UM galleries are now closed.  

Fitness Facilities

Following new provincial restrictions as of Nov. 12, the Active Living Centre and Joe Doupe Recreation Centre are now closed. See more information about the Active Living Centre here.

See more current information about University services on campus.

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


Other University Centre businesses

The Focal Point Optician is open at limited capacity on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for customers/patients by appointment only. Call 204-474-7090 to book.

Cell Mechanics has closed their University Centre outlet until the province’s critical/red level has been lifted.

Most services and offices in UMSU University Centre are closed due to the COVID-19 closure, but you can also check current information on the University Centre website.

Also see below for more on food services open on campus.

Also see: UM’s COVID-19 updates webpage for more information.


Fort Garry Bookstore

Effective Friday, Nov. 20, the Fort Garry BookStore is CLOSED for in-person shopping. Online shopping with delivery options are available.

You may pick up your online orders at the BookStore weekdays between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. 

Please ensure you have received your Ready for Pickup Confirmation Email.

Textbook and merchandise orders can be placed

  • Online,
  • by email, or
  • by telephone at 204-474-8321, or toll-free at 800-310-3331, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Health Sciences Bookstore

The Health Sciences BookStore continues to be open for online shopping only.
The Health Sciences Bookstore will be closed during the Fall term. Health Sciences course materials, medical instruments and supplies can be ordered online or by phone, with option for free pick-up at the Fort Garry Bookstore weekdays during business hours. 

Please ensure you have received your Ready for Pickup Confirmation Email.

Find more information about the Fort Garry BookStore and the Health Sciences Bookstore.



The Libraries continue to provide collections and services online

  • Please note that study spaces have been closed due to the Winnipeg and provincial Code Red. All libraries, including Elizabeth Dafoe, Sciences & Technology, and Neil John Maclean Health Sciences Libraries, are now closed.
  • Student and faculty supports: Use the AskUs online chat service or contact the appropriate subject liaison librarian
  • Access materials from our collections digitally, via hold locker pickup, or request scanning. Physical collections remain closed for browsing. 
  • Archives & Special Collections: Closed.
  • Support for researchers: Data managementdata visualization and GIS, and open scholarship  are available including online consultations and access to data sharing and storage platforms such as Dataverse.
  • Open Education Resources (teaching resources with open copyright): Available for faculty and instructors.
  • Return of items and other services: Check Covid-19 updates for detailed information.


Food and Beverage Services

Pembina Hall / Fresh Food Company

See current information about University services.

University Centre & Campo
  • Closed due to COVID-19 University closure.
Bannatyne Campus
  • All Bannatyne campus food services are closed.
Lunch Space
  • The Brodie Centre Atrium is the only designated lunch space on Bannatyne campus.

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

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