Protect BU Pledge

Protect BU Pledge

At Bishop’s University, we strive to be a community that instills confidence, courage and a sense of responsibility in its students.

A place that nurtures personal and intellectual freedom and fosters enduring friendships.

We work together to face problems head-on, developing practical solutions to the toughest of challenges. In these unprecedented times, as a global pandemic impacts us all, we keep going.

Each of us must work to protect the health and safety of every member of our campus and community.

The Pledge

A PLEDGE TO KEEP OUR COMMUNITY SAFE AND HEALTHY BY STOPPING THE SPREAD OF COVID-19

Bishop’s University is a community. A community of scholars. A community of leaders. A community of change-makers. A community of colleagues. A community of friends.

As the effects of this pandemic impact our community, but also our friends, families and the world, we must work together to protect the health and safety of every member of our campus community.

We must protect ourselves.
We must protect others.
We must protect our BU community.

TOGETHER, WE WILL TAKE EVERY SMALL STEP TO PROTECT BU.

If you are sick, experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, or if you have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, call the Quebec Public Health COVID-19 line at 1-877-644-4545.

Protect the BU community

Being a part of the Gaiter community means that each of us must take extraordinary steps to stay well and protect each other, both on campus and in the community.

Accountable together, I pledge to take responsibility for my own health, the protection of others and help keep the BU community safe from the spread of COVID-19 and other infections as identified and instructed by the University.

I pledge to:

PROTECT MYSELF

Monitor myself for symptoms of COVID-19 and report to a medical professional if I experience fever of 100.4 F (38 C) or higher, dry cough, difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat or loss of taste or smell.

Wash my hands often with soap and water or use hand sanitizer.

Wear an appropriate face covering and other protective gear as directed by the University.

Engage in safe social gatherings, respecting public health and University guidelines.

PROTECT OTHERS

I pledge to:

Maintain appropriate physical distancing, especially during social gatherings, in the classroom or the presence of older members of the community.

Stay home if I feel ill or after exposure to someone who is ill or has tested positive for COVID-19.

Wear an appropriate face covering and other protective gear as directed by the University.

Look out for others and encourage their faithful commitment to the Pledge.

PROTECT OUR BU

I pledge to:

Adhere to and respect the COVID Community Standards for students, faculty and staff.

Keep my personal spaces and shared common spaces clean.

Participate in contact tracing to preserve the wellness of the BU community.

Carefully observe instructional signs and follow directions.

BE ENGAGED. BE PURPLE. BU.

TOGETHER WE WILL PROTECT BU.

Take the BU Pledge

Show your friends what you’re doing to keep Bishop’s safe from COVID by sharing a short video of yourself using the tag @ubishops on social media.

Find BU COVID-19 updates: COVID-19 at Bishop’s University