A student uses a knitting machine in the Textiles Studio on NBCCD's campus. They are following campus COVID-19 guidelines by wearing a mask.
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COVID-19 guidelines

Keeping NBCCD SafeCurrent COVID-19 Guidelines

Our top priority is ensuring a safe and healthy campus for our community. COVID-19 guidelines are in place to limit physical contact and ensure students can continue to experience our hands-on learning environment. NBCCD is following COVID-19 guidelines from New Brunswick Public Health and will relay all community notices to this page and by email.

CAmpus COVID-19 protocolS
(updated FEB. 14, 2023):


  • NBCCD has rapid tests available for students, staff, and instructors. Pick up at the Learning Commons.
  • Masks can be removed in common areas, including classrooms, when there is 2 metres of distance between people. Note: Common spaces do not include transition spaces (hallways, elevators, stairwells).
  • Please continue to sanitize your hands often and disinfect used common spaces.
  • If are you sick or experiencing symptoms, or live / had close contact with someone with COVID-19, please stay (or go) home and complete a rapid test for COVID-19.
  • If you test positive for COVID-19, please stay (or go) home. Instructors and staff must notify their supervisors and students must notify their instructors that they will not be able to attend class. In order to return to campus:
    • If at least five days have passed since your first positive test and you are symptom-free and testing negative, you may return to campus.
    • OR
      • If ten days have passed since your first positive test and you have no symptoms, yet are still testing positive, you may return to campus but must remained masked at all times until you test negative.

      Upon returning to campus, you must:

    • Wear your mask at all times (except when distanced 2m from others to eat/drink) for five (5) days.