UCL Human Resources


Face Covering Guidance

Guidance for staff, students and visitors about wearing face coverings on the UCL campus.


 All staff and students are expected to wear a face covering at all times while indoors on campus, unless they are medically exempt. This includes all staff, students and visitors in offices, labs and teaching spaces or other indoor areas, unless you are alone in a room. This includes whilst sitting at a desk in an open plan office when others are present. Face coverings do not need to be worn outdoors around the campus.

Contents Include

  • Face Coverings
  • Maintaining Voluntary Social Distancing 
  • Lectures, Teaching and Meetings
  • Confined Spaces
  • Taking breaks from wearing a face covering 
  • Exemptions and other circumstances
  • Providing face coverings

Who should read this guidance

  • All staff
  • All students
  • Visitors


Last updated: Tuesday, September 28, 2021