Building access is restricted to authorized personnel only with exception of buildings and spaces within them that are designated as publicly accessible. The current list of publicly accessible buildings and spaces, offices that are now open and hours of operation are listed below.

Employees are expected to continue to work remotely. Students living off campus are strongly advised to not come to campus unless essential.

Our student services offices are working remotely, and all of our services are offered virtually. For specific information regarding how to reach different student services offices, hours of operation, and other pertinent information, please visit our Student Service Information website.


Publicly Accessible Buildings – buildings that are open to the general public, including students, staff and faculty.

Restricted Access Buildings –buildings that are not open to the public but have restricted access with permission only for those faculty, staff and students provided authorization through approved building access or research protocols. Please note that some buildings require the use of your Campus Card to enter. If you have approval to enter these buildings, please ensure that you have your Campus Card with you and that you have set a Campus Card pin in Carleton Central.

Building List

Last updated: September 11, 2020

Building Status and Hours Offices and Services Open
Architecture Building* Restricted Access
ARISE Building* Restricted Access
Athletics Complex Publicly Accessible Visit the Athletics website for more information.
Azrieli Pavilion* Restricted Access
Azrieli Theatre Restricted Access
Canal Building* Restricted Access
Carleton Dominion Chalmers Centre Restricted Access
Carleton Technology and Training Centre Publicly Accessible

8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Saturday)

Alinea Dental


Health and Counselling Services

Prescription Shop

Technical Services

Colonel By Child Care Centre* Restricted Access Colonel By Child Care Centre
Dunton Tower Restricted Access
Health Sciences Building* Restricted Access
Herzberg Laboratories* Restricted Access
Human Computer Interaction Building* Restricted Access
Loeb Building Restricted Access
Maintenance Building Restricted Access Facilities, Management and Planning
Mackenzie Building Restricted Access
MacOdrum Library Publicly Accessible

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted

Level 2 (ground level) only

Service Updates

Minto CASE* Restricted Access
Nesbitt Biology Building* Restricted Access
National Wildlife Research Centre Restricted Access Environment Canada
Paterson Hall Restricted Access Mail Services
Residence Buildings* Restricted Access Only students living in residence are authorized to be in their specific building.
Residence Commons Publicly Access Oasis

Residence Reception Desk

Richcraft Hall* Restricted Access

Tim Hortons is publicly accessible 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

Tim Hortons
Robertson Hall* Restricted Access Campus Safety Services

The Print Shop

Southam Hall Restricted Access
Steacie Building* Restricted Access
St. Patrick’s Building* Restricted Access
Social Sciences Research Building* Restricted Access
Tory Building* Restricted Access
University Centre Publicly Accessible for the listed services only.

8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

The rest of the building is Restricted Access.

The Bookstore

Campus Card

Food Court

Portraits Now

Rooster’s Coffee House


Visualization and Simulation Building* Restricted Access

*indicates card access for authorized users.