As vaccination rates continue to increase in Ontario, we are hopeful for a partial return to campus in Fall 2021. The partial, gradual, and safe return is guided by the work of the Carleton University Scenario Planning group (CUSP). Alongside the planning work completed by CUSP, Carleton’s Return to Campus (RTC) group has been setting and monitoring the parameters of a safe return to campus. With their guidance in mind, and driven by the principle of faculty, staff, and student safety, CUFA has developed a framework for flexibility at work that will support our Fall 2021 return to campus. This framework is guided by a set of shared principles and supported through consultations with staff and managers across the university.

The following reflects the steps in the process that will guide decisions regarding the gradual return of staff to campus: